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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

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How One D.C. Suburb Set A Gold Standard For Commuting

Thursday, October 24, 2013

It may come as a surprise to riders on Metro's Orange Line in Arlington, Va., just outside Washington, D.C., but the area sets the bar for suburban transit. A decision in the 1960s to run the subway under this area transformed it from downtrodden to vibrant. But for a community so dependent on the subway, is this as good as it gets?

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What To Watch For In The World Series

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

David Greene talks to NPR's Mike Pesca about this year's World Series, which starts Wednesday night in Boston.

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World War II Veteran Honored Decades Later

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

World War II veteran Phillip Coon received three medals Monday night in a quiet ceremony at Tulsa International Airport.

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Key Members Of Congress Briefed On Syria Intelligence

Friday, August 30, 2013

President Obama is trying to convince Congress to get on board with his plans for Syria. Thursday night, some key members of Congress heard from top White House officials during a 90 minute phone call.

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2013 College Football Season Opens On Thursday

Thursday, August 29, 2013

College football fans are excited. NCAA Division 1 play starts Thursday night with 17 games on the schedule. Most of the heavyweights, including top-ranked Alabama, start their campaigns Saturday.

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Crowd Amped Up For March On Washington Commemoration

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Thousands descended on the National Mall on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. President Obama will be among the speakers.

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One Historic March, Countless Striking Moments

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

What if Twitter existed 50 years ago, on this monumental anniversary of the March on Washington? Our answer: @TodayIn1963. We've been reporting events of the summer of '63 as if they were happening now, in real-time, through this Twitter account.

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Hagel's Indonesia Trip Consumed By Thoughts On Syria

Monday, August 26, 2013

The Syria government says it will allow U.N. weapons inspectors to access the site of an apparent chemical weapons attack outside Damascus. Last week's attack left hundreds of civilians dead, and could lead to a military response by the U.S. and other western nations. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is on a planned trip to Indonesia.

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White House Appears Closer To Military Action In Syria

Monday, August 26, 2013

President Obama heads into this week facing a major decision on how to handle what appears to be the use of chemical weapons by the government in Syria. At the same time, he's preparing to speak at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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China's Big Political Trial Takes A Dramatic Turn

Friday, August 23, 2013

Chinese politician Bo Xilai is in court for a second day — accused of corruption and involvement in an attempted cover-up of his wife's murder of a British businessman. The trial opened on Thursday, and Bo put up a fierce defense. But on the second day, it appears he has been silenced.

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Can Your Car Make You An Unethical Driver?

Friday, August 23, 2013

New research suggests the size of your car effects how you drive. If you have a big car, studies show you may be more likely to break the law. It has to do with posture and how powerful you feel.

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Egypt's Mubarak Released From Prison

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The former president has been behind bars since the 2011 uprising that ousted him from power. Judges ordered Hosni Mubarak to be kept under house arrest while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the killing of protesters during the uprising.

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Symbolic Developments Indicate Direction Egypt Is Headed

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Egypt's military-backed rulers are pressing on in their crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood. Authorities have arrested the group's spiritual leader. Since the security forces crackdown on Islamist protesters last week, nearly 1,000 people have been killed.

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Democrats And Republicans Push Obama To Get Tough With Egypt

Monday, August 19, 2013

After a week's vacation, President Obama is back at the White House planning a bus tour later this week to promote his economic and educational policies. The president comes home to increased pressure from both political parties to get tougher with the Egyptian military.

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Athletes Speak Out Against Russia's Anti-Gay Law

Friday, August 16, 2013

Controversy over Russia's new anti-gay law is affecting this year's World Athletic Championships. Athletes who are in Moscow for the games are speaking out about the law. How athletes are reacting could be a test for what's to come at the Sochi Olympics.

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Egypt's Army To Use Live Ammunition To Keep Order

Friday, August 16, 2013

Egypt's Interior Ministry has authorized the use of deadly force against protesters targeting police and state institutions. The death toll has surpassed 600 since Wednesday and spread outside the bloody crackdown in Cairo against supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

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Security Forces Move In On Egyptian Protests

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

After days of tense standoff in Cairo, Egyptian security forces began clearing two sit-in camps by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The Interior Ministry, which is in charge of police, warned in a statement that the forces would deal firmly with protesters acting "irresponsibly."

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Rescuers In India Try To Reach Sailors Trapped In Submarine

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Eighteen sailors are feared trapped in a submarine that caught fire after a massive explosion in Mumbai. The smoldering ship is in its berth at a highly secured naval base, with only a portion visible above the surface. This incident comes as a setback for India, just as the country is trying to beef up its military.

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Ahead Of Peace Talks, Israel Expands Settlements

Monday, August 12, 2013

Just days before U.S. brokered peace talks are to resume, the Israeli government has cleared the way for construction of more than a thousand new housing units in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem. The move is sure to cast a shadow over the talks, but Israeli expectations for the talks are already very low.

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Fort Hood Trial: Hasan Acknowledges Evidence Against Him

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Day 1 of the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan featured a statement from the former Army psychiatrist. He acknowledged that he was the shooter in the attack that killed 13 and wounded more than 30. The military jury also heard testimony from one of those soldiers wounded.

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