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1:02 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down. President Obama made the announcement in an East Room appearance minutes ago.

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U.S.
10:29 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

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Asia
8:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hospital 'Shocks' Fathers-To-Be

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Europe
7:25 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Polish Town Thinks Winnie The Pooh Needs A Pair Of Pants

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5:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Ferguson Clergy Appeal For Calm Ahead Of Grand Jury's Decision

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5:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

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5:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

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5:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Facing A Monday Deadline, Iran's Nuclear Talks Are Extended

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Politics
10:54 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 12:46 pm

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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.

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Around the Nation
7:44 am
Fri November 21, 2014

GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

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Mara's Music Mix
6:34 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Mara's Music Mix: Nov. 21-26

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For nearly two decades, Mara Davis was a well-known voice on Atlanta's FM airwaves, first on Z-93, and then on Dave FM.

Now she joins WABE's Steve Goss each Friday for a preview of weekend music events.

Mara's Music Mix for November 21-26:

Justin Townes Earle at Variety Playhouse; Friday, Nov. 21

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Europe
6:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 2:12 pm

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Sports
6:21 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

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Politics
5:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

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All through this morning we're looking at President Obama's immigration speech. Last night the president looked at the camera. He made good on his pledge to bypass Congress and pursue immigration reform by executive action.

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5:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

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5:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

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Remembrances
9:47 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Renowned Theater And Film Director Mike Nichols Dies

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 12:43 pm

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Food & Drink
8:20 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Progress by the Pint: Atlanta's Craft Beer Renaissance

Hefe-Weizen seasonal beers from Atlanta Brewing Company
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Craft beer brewing is on the rise, with nation-wide sales jumping 20 percent last year according to numbers from the Brewers Association, an industry trade group.

That growth can be seen here in Atlanta with new breweries opening and local beers being offered at more bars and restaurants all over the metro area.

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Europe
7:09 am
Thu November 20, 2014

German College Kids Design Traffic Light Game

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Europe
6:19 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Hotel Charges Couple Extra For Bad Review

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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5:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Low Consumer Spending Hinders Japan's Economic Recovery

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A big aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to get consumers to start buying again. Consumers are spending a little more, but apparently not enough. NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tokyo.

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5:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

What The U.S. Could Learn From Japan's Latest Recession

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 2:37 pm

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Around the Nation
5:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Wanted: Snow Shovelers To Clear Bills' Stadium

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 1:07 pm

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Latin America
5:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

After Fighting Crime, Ex-Guatemala Attorney General Moves To U.S.

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 9:12 am

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Animals
7:49 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Russian Police Force Wants To Enlist Reindeer

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 9:02 am

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Technology
7:14 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Students Develop App That Has Smartphone Users Looking At People

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5:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Backlash Fails To Deter Protesters In Hong Kong's Mongkok Camp

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5:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

GOP Blocks Senate Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance Practices

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 9:02 am

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5:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Acting Secret Service Head To Testify In White House Fence Jumper Probe

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 9:02 am

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A man who leaped a fence and walked into the White House cost the Secret Service director her job. Though she's gone, the questions are not, and today, the new leader faces a House committee. Here's NPR's Brian Naylor.

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5:29 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline Proponents Vow To Try Again Next Year

Originally published on Wed November 19, 2014 1:44 pm

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