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Abbie Fentress Swanson

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3 Die in Peshawar Rickshaw Blast

Monday, November 09, 2009

Three people died in a suicide bombing Monday in the northwest city of Peshawar, Pakistan.

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WQXR's Washington Report

Monday, November 09, 2009

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger of The NYT discusses the Senate's health care reform bill and President Obama's meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Happy 20th Year of Reunification, Germany

Monday, November 09, 2009

The wall separating east and west Berlin fell November 9, 1989. Twenty years later, thousands of Berliners are celebrating the day it fell.

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Democrats Vote Yes to Health Care Reform

Monday, November 09, 2009

The House voted narrowly to pass its health care reform bill Saturday. Now the Senate takes up its own health care reform debate.

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City Opera's Refurbished Home

Friday, November 06, 2009

City Opera opened its season last night in a refurbished David H. Koch Theater. Justin Davidson of New York magazine tells us how it sounded.

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Fans Line Up for the Canyon of Heroes

Friday, November 06, 2009

The Canyon of Heroes gets underway Friday morning in downtown Manhattan, with a ticker-tape parade for the World Series-winning New York Yankees.

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New Deaths in Afghanistan

Friday, November 06, 2009

Two more American service members died in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan Friday.

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Unemployment Rate Exceeds 10 Percent

Friday, November 06, 2009

America's unemployment rate surpassed 10 percent this month, for the first time since 1983.

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Pakistani Military Attacked in Islamabad

Friday, November 06, 2009

Gunmen in Islamabad, Pakistan attacked military personnel Friday.

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Fort Hood Gunman Alive

Friday, November 06, 2009

Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the army psychiatrist suspected of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 at Fort Hood, Texas, is alive.

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Palestinian President Won't Run Again

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he won't run for another term in January's elections.

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House Democrats Prep for Saturday Vote

Thursday, November 05, 2009

House Democrats are confident that their 10-year, $1.2 trillion health care reform bill will pass this weekend, especially with the AARP's potential endorsement.

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Two American Soldiers Die in Iraq

Thursday, November 05, 2009

The U.S. military says two more American soldiers died in Iraq Wednesday - one in combat and one from noncombat-related injuries.

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UN Moves Staff Out of Afghanistan

Thursday, November 05, 2009

The United Nations will temporarily relocate more than half its staff to a more secure location than Afghanistan. The decision comes after the Talibans's attack on a guest house in Kabul left five staffers dead last week.

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Matsui Leads Yankees to Win 27th World Series

Thursday, November 05, 2009

The Yanks won their 27th World Series last night, beating the Philadelphia Philles 7-3. Hideki Matsui was named the series MVP.

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White House Goes Classical

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Classical music will be celebrated at the White House today.

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NJ Voters Pass Green Acres Referendum

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Garden State voters have passed a referendum in 15 of its 21 counties that authorizes New Jersey to borrow $400 million for open space initiatives.

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More Swine Flu Vaccines Up for Grabs

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

New York City middle and high school students can stop by clinics to get free swine flu vaccinations starting this weekend.

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Iranian Security Clashes with Protestors

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Today security forces have clashed with anti-government protestors outside the former U.S. Embassy in Iran.

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Historic Day for Asian-Americans in NY

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

New York City voters elected a number of Asian-Americans to office for the first time Tuesday.

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