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Dana Farrington

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Marines Investigating Possible Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in the iconic World War II image and statue. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look.

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After Second 'Sickout,' Detroit Teachers To Return To Work Wednesday

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Almost all of the district's 97 schools were closed again Tuesday as teachers called in sick en masse to protest legislation that they fear could result in lost pay for days already worked.

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Detroit Teachers' 'Sickout' Closes More Than 90 Schools

Monday, May 02, 2016

The public school district says it won't be able to pay employees past June under the current funding plan — even for work already done. A longer-term spending bill is stuck in the state Legislature.

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100 Meters, 100 Years Old: Ida Keeling Breaks Racing Record

Monday, May 02, 2016

Over the weekend, the runner completed the 100-meter dash in 1 minute and 17.33 seconds, the fastest time recorded for a centenarian. Keeling has some advice for the rest of us.

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CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary

Monday, May 02, 2016

Osama bin Laden was killed in May 2011. The Internet isn't sure that reconstructing the raid through tweets was the best idea. However you remember that day, here are some things to keep in mind.

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Friend Of Charleston Shooter Pleads Guilty To Hiding Information

Friday, April 29, 2016

Dylann Roof told Joey Meek about his plans to shoot people at a historically black church in South Carolina last year. Meek's possible eight-year sentence could be reduced if he helps the prosecution.

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Cracker Jack's Prize In The Box Will Now Be Digitized

Friday, April 29, 2016

Frito-Lay is upending its tradition of including a physical prize with the peanut-and-popcorn treat. Now you'll get a QR code to scan for "mobile digital experiences." Cracker Jack fans aren't amused.

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K-Tel Founder And Infomercial Icon Philip Kives Dies At 87

Friday, April 29, 2016

He started the company in the 1960s and struck gold pitching gadgets such as the Veg-O-Matic food slicer.

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Not A Drone After All? Unclear What Hit That British Airways Plane

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The incident prompted calls for more drone regulation, but a U.K. lawmaker now says it probably was not a drone that struck the plane. And an investigation has ended because of a lack of evidence.

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Ex-Reserve Deputy Who Confused Gun With Taser, Killing Suspect, Is Convicted

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Robert Bates, a volunteer with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma, killed Eric Harris in a sting operation last year. The jury found him guilty of second-degree manslaughter.

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Missouri 'Religious Freedom' Bill Defeated In House Committee Vote

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The legislation, which is unlikely to be revived this session, would have shielded people who refuse to provide services related to same-sex marriages.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Admits To Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to structuring cash withdrawals used to mask allegations that he abused students when he was a teacher and wrestling coach.

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India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

By 2017, all new mobile phones will have to be able to send out a distress call. It is part of an initiative to centralize India's emergency response system — and to address violence against women.

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Amazon Extends Same-Day Delivery To Previously Excluded Boston Area

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mayor Marty Walsh was among those who called out the online retailer for not offering the service in a centrally located, predominantly black community.

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'Dentist Of Horror' Gets 8 Years For Harming Patients In France

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Jacobus Van Nierop performed "useless and painful procedures" on more than 100 people in a rural French town, the prosecutor argued. He won't be practicing dentistry again.

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Ahead Of Sentencing, Ex-Speaker Dennis Hastert Is Sued Over Hush Money

Monday, April 25, 2016

A man who says he was sexually abused by Hastert as a teenager is seeking the rest of the $3.5 million Hastert allegedly promised. Hastert faces sentencing this week for crimes related to the cash.

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Petition Calls For Boycott Of Target's 'Inclusive' Bathroom Policy

Monday, April 25, 2016

After Target said employees and customers should use the "facility that corresponds with their gender identity," the American Family Association argued the policy was unsafe for women and kids.

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Topical Estrogen May Help With Side Effects After Breast Cancer

Monday, February 22, 2016

The nation's gynecologists say that breast cancer survivors should have the option of using topical estrogen to relieve symptoms such as painful sex and urinary tract infections.

Women with estrogen-dependent breast cancer are generally told to avoid the hormone because it can fuel recurrence. But topical vaginal estrogen doesn't ...

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Sometimes It's OK To Feel The Feels, Sweetheart

Friday, February 12, 2016

Tell her how you really feel: Dr. Julie Holland is asking women to embrace their inner "moody bitches."

Let me back up.

The Manhattan-based psychiatrist has noticed a shift in her female patients. Twenty years ago, when Holland started her practice, she says, patients came to her because they were ...

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Check Out This Weekend

Saturday, January 09, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From senior editor for engagement Wright ...

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