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Around the Nation
7:13 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

Originally published on Mon April 20, 2015 7:49 am

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Sports
7:07 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First

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NPR Story
5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

South African Authorities Try To Quell Xenophobic Violence

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Italy Calls On EU To Act After Migrants Drown In Mediterranean

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

New York Teen Gets Accepted To All Ivy League Schools

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Clinton Returns To New Hampshire, Site Of 2008 Comeback

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Weighing A Presidential Bid, O'Malley Cites Differences With Clinton

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5:01 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Around the Nation
7:11 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Minn. Town Outraged After Double Dots Over Its Letter 'O' Are Dropped

Originally published on Fri April 17, 2015 7:35 am

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Politics
7:11 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Senator's 'Let It Go' Ringtone Disrupts Committee Hearing

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Golden State's Stephen Curry Perfects 3-Pointers

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Awkward At Times But 'Child 44' Can Hold Audiences' Attention

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5:15 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Demand Increases For Vinyl Records

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I'm David Greene, wishing you a happy Record Store Day.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL")

BOB SEGER: (Singing) Just take those old records off the shelf.

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Around the Nation
7:47 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Company Offers $70,000 A Year Minimum Wage

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Europe
7:47 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Ex-ABBA Member Capitalizes On 'Mamma Mia!' Franchise

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Desalination Plants: Drought Cure Or Growth Enabler?

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Students' Work Ethic Affected By Peer Groups, Desire To Be Popular

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5:06 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Art From Japanese-American Internment Camps Saved From Auction Block

This watercolor scene at a mess hall in Wyoming's Heart Mountain internment camp was painted by Estelle Peck Ishigo, a white woman who voluntarily followed her Japanese-American husband into internment camps.
Courtesy of Rago Arts and Auction Center

Originally published on Sat April 18, 2015 12:23 pm

A collection of art and others artifacts related to the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II will not be sold to the highest bidder.

A New Jersey auction house was set to sell more than 400 items on Friday. But Rago Arts and Auction Center decided to withdraw the items on Wednesday after protests from descendants of internees who were wrongfully imprisoned by the U.S. government during the war.

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Literature
11:50 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Geocaching Meets Exquisite Corpse: Story Drop Takes Writing To The Streets

A Story Drop notebook waiting to be found...somewhere in Atlanta.
Credit Emily Schreck / Story Drop

Thanks in part to the ubiquity of social media, the age-old game of the scavenger hunt has returned to Atlanta’s streets.

For instance, there is “Free Art Friday,” where local artists offer small versions of their work for free. The work is often dropped along city streets or parks, posted on Twitter or Instagram, and then the hunt is on.

A new participant to this playful art project puts a literary twist on the game by dropping notebooks in hidden spots around the city.

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Europe
8:21 am
Wed April 15, 2015

European Union Accuses Google Of Abusing Its Market Dominance

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 12:34 pm

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Around the Nation
7:22 am
Wed April 15, 2015

S.C. Teen's Promprosal Required An Airplane

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Around the Nation
7:00 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Minn. Senators Still May Not Make Eye Contact During Floor Debates

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Educators Sentenced To Jail In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Updated Driving Advice: A Better Way To Grip The Steering

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Clinton Tours Iowa; Begins Outlining 4 Pillars Of Her Campaign

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5:10 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Latest Protests Keep Attention On Police Killings Of Unarmed Minorities

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 2:11 pm

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World
7:07 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Ukulele Orchestra Tries To Break Record

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Around the Nation
7:07 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Driver Safety Tip: Don't Smoke Around Gunpowder

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Revisiting The Night Abraham Lincoln Was Shot 150 Years Ago

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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On this day in 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth sneaked into the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He placed a gun behind the head of Abraham Lincoln and pulled the trigger.

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5:01 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Senate Attempts To Revise No Child Left Behind Measure

Originally published on Tue April 14, 2015 8:01 am

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