Camila Domonoske

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The High Price Of Fake Authenticity: $425 'Muddy' Jeans Inspire Mockery

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This week, the Internet discovered that Nordstrom sells premium denim with a "crackled, caked-on muddy coating" — that is, fake dirt. Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe had some thoughts about that.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retiring From NASCAR At Season's End

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The star driver told NPR just two weeks ago that he wasn't sure when he'd be leaving the sport. He recently took time off to recover from a concussion.

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Lawmakers Say It Appears Michael Flynn Acted Illegally In Taking Russian Payments

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The heads of the House Oversight Committee described "troubling" classified documents about former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and said the White House is refusing to release some data.

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Yates, Clapper To Testify In Senate Hearing On Russian Election Meddling

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

On May 8, two Obama administration officials, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Robert Siegel Stepping Down As 'All Things Considered' Host In 2018

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Siegel has spent more than 40 years at NPR — and more than three decades as host of All Things Considered. He says he will be leaving that role in January to "begin a new phase of life."

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U.S. Announces Sanctions On 271 Syrians Over April 4 Chemical Attack

Monday, April 24, 2017

The blacklisted people work on weapons development for Syria, the administration says. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the sanctions "target the scientific support center" for the attack.

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Lawyer In Philippines Accuses President Duterte Of Crimes Against Humanity

Monday, April 24, 2017

Jude Sabio, who represents an admitted assassin who has testified against President Rodrigo Duterte, has filed a complaint against Duterte with the International Criminal Court at the Hague.

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Arkansas Executes Two Inmates, The First Double Execution In U.S. Since 2000

Monday, April 24, 2017

Arkansas had planned to kill eight death row inmates in 11 days before courts intervened in some of the cases. Officials wanted to move quickly before supplies of a key lethal injection drug expired.

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U.S., Uganda Call Off Search For Infamous Warlord Joseph Kony

Friday, April 21, 2017

The U.S. announced late last month they'd be redirecting troops hunting the Lord's Resistance Army; Uganda followed suit this week. The U.S. says Kony's followers have shrunk to fewer than 100 people.

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Egyptian-American Aid Worker, Released From Cairo Jail, Returns To U.S.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Aya Hijazi and her Egyptian husband were accused of child abuse, but human rights groups called the charges specious and prosecutors offered no proof. The couple were jailed for nearly three years.

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Soccer Team Bus Bombing Was Part Of Stock Option Plot, German Prosecutors Say

Friday, April 21, 2017

Earlier this month, three explosions went off near a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team. A man has been arrested; authorities say he was trying to drive down the price of the team's stock.

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1 Officer Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting On Paris' Champs Elysees

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The attacker was shot dead by police and has been identified, authorities say, without disclosing the identity. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, days before a presidential election.

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GM Halts Operations In Venezuela After Plant Seizure

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The automaker says its only plant in Venezuela was confiscated by public authorities. Details are murky: Multiple employees at the plant tell NPR car dealers were responsible for the plant takeover.

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Former Microsoft CEO Launches New Tool For Finding Government Data

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

On Tax Day, Steve Ballmer announced USAFacts — a website where anyone can look up where government money comes from, and how it's spent, along with lots of other data.

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In Japan, Vice President Pence Pushes For Bilateral Trade Deal

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

President Trump's administration has rejected the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is seeking one-on-one talks. Japan, meanwhile, has indicated it wants to push ahead with TPP — with or without the U.S.

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Atlanta Highway Buckles Dramatically, Injuring A Motorcyclist

Monday, April 17, 2017

Interstate 20 is currently closed for repairs. It's the second eye-popping highway malfunction in Atlanta in a month. In late March, an interstate overpass collapsed after a fire.

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First Woman To Wear A Boston Bib Races Again, 50 Years Later

Monday, April 17, 2017

After Kathrine Switzer entered the marathon in 1967 — without telling organizers she was a woman — the race director tried to rip her numbers off. She finished anyway. She ran the race again in 2017.

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2 First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

Monday, April 17, 2017

Edna Kiplagat won the women's race in 2:21:52. Geoffrey Kirui took the men's race in 2:09:37 — his first-ever marathon victory. For both Kenyan athletes, it was their first time competing at Boston.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carry Out Execution

Monday, April 17, 2017

The high court declined a request by the state to lift a stay that would have allowed the first execution in nearly a dozen years to proceed. Don Davis was set to die Monday night by lethal injection.

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Rival Airlines Pounce On United's Bad Press

Thursday, April 13, 2017

United Airlines has a PR disaster on its hands after a passenger was violently removed from a flight to make room for crew. For other airlines, it's a PR opportunity.

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