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Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Remembering The '69 World Series And The Miracle Mets

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Kansas City Royals are the surprise team in the World Series, which reminded NPR's Brian Naylor of the series he attended 45 years ago, when the Miracle New York Mets upset the favored Baltimore Orioles.

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Baseball, Vietnam And Coming Of Age At The 1969 World Series

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

On Oct. 15, 1969, hundreds of thousands marched in Washington to protest the Vietnam War. But it was also Game 4 of the World Series, and NPR's Brian Naylor, then 14, knew where he had to be.

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Critics Say Railroads Should Do More To Prevent Pedestrian Deaths

Monday, October 13, 2014

On average, more than 400 pedestrians per year are killed by trains. They are sometimes children, trying to cross the tracks or walking along side them โ€” but the railroads see them as trespassers.

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Apple Says iOS Encryption Protects Privacy; FBI Raises Crime Fears

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Apple says its new operating system for the iPhone features encryption so secure that not even Apple has the key to it. But the FBI warns that the software could limit its ability to fight crime.

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Ex-Agent Cites 'Progressive Down Slide' In Morale At Secret Service

Monday, October 06, 2014

The agency with the responsibility for protecting the president, vice president and their families rates in the bottom third in job satisfaction rankings within the federal government.

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Secret Service Director Resigns After Storm Of Criticism

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The director of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, resigned on Wednesday after the agency came under scrutiny for a series of security missteps.

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Another Secret Service Security Lapse Disclosed

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A man with a criminal record and a gun was on an elevator with President Obama last month. The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lawmakers will question Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on how a man was able to jump the White House fence, cross the lawn and get into the White House before being stopped by agents.

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FBI Study Finds 'Active Shooter' Incidents To Be On The Rise

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The FBI released a report on Wednesday detailing the 160 "active shooter" incidents between 2000 and 2013, which included the mass shootings at Virginia Tech and Newtown. A key finding: the average number of incidents nearly tripled in the second half of that period compared to the first half.

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Questions Swirl Around How Vet Jumped White House Fence

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Secret Service is reviewing how it secures the White House after an Iraq war vet jumped the fence and made it inside the doors before being subdued. What led up to the security lapse?

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Should The U.S. Pay Ransom For ISIS Hostages?

Friday, September 19, 2014

Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.

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Congressional Panels Chastise NHTSA Over GM Ignition Problems

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Committees are looking at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration after questions arose about how it handles recalls, including General Motors' recall over faulty ignition switches.

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Veterans' Care Emerges As A Key, Bipartisan Issue In Campaign Ads

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

"We don't see foreign policy events, the crisis in the Middle East, even border security here at home appearing in campaign ads to nearly the same degree," says one political ad expert.

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Candidates Court An Elusive Vote: Men

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

While Republicans typically do better among white males than do Democrats, candidates often have a harder time reaching men than women โ€” no matter their race or political dispositions.

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Old Ship Logs Reveal Adventure, Tragedy And Hints About Climate

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Volunteers are combing through old ships' logbooks for the Old Weather project. It aims to help scientists better understand the climate today by looking at conditions of the past.

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Obama Calls On Business To Bridge Divide Between U.S. And Africa

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

President Obama capped the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in downtown Washington, D.C., with a speech to the collected leaders and business people at the conference.

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Jim Brady, Press Secretary Turned Gun Control Activist, Dies At 73

Monday, August 04, 2014

Jim Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head by a gunman trying to assassinate President Reagan, has died at age 73. NPR's Brian Naylor reports on a man whose later life was dedicated to changing gun laws.

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Wildfires are ravaging the West Coast, burning homes and prompting evacuations. Responding to wildfires has proven costly and now the Obama administration is reevaluating how it pays to fight them.

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As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Though officials say that this wildfire season has been tamer than average, responding to these fires has been costly. Now, the Obama administration is re-evaluating how it pays for fighting them.

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