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3 Americans Who Thwarted Train Attack Receive France's Legion Of Honor

Monday, August 24, 2015

Three young Americans, who are credited with thwarting a terrorist attack on a French train, were given France's highest honor Monday morning.

NPR's Eleanor Beardsley tells our Newscast unit that French President Francois Hollande welcomed Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos to Elysee Palace in Paris and made them ...

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Yes, The U.S. Is On A Historic Lucky Streak In Dodging Major Hurricanes

Friday, August 21, 2015

Friday afternoon, Danny became the first major hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, after it was upgraded to a Category 3 storm. It's still very far out in the Atlantic, and so far there's no sign it'll pose a threat to the United States.

That leads to a question: ...

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As Tensions Rise, North Korea Puts Frontline Troops On 'Semi-War State'

Friday, August 21, 2015

The saber rattling in the Korean Peninsula escalated Friday as the North threatened military action if South Korea does not stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border by Saturday.

Reporting from Seoul, Haeryun Kang tells our Newscast unit that Pyongyang has put its frontline troops on a "semi-war state"

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Former President Carter Says He Will 'Cut Back Dramatically' On Public Schedule

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter said he and his wife, Rosalynn, are going to "cut back dramatically" on their public schedule as he begins radiation therapy later today.

During a press conference in Atlanta, Carter said doctors found melanoma that had spread to his liver and his brain. Ninety-eight percent of ...

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North And South Korea Trade Artillery Fire; No One Is Hurt

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET

South Korea and North Korea traded artillery and rocket fire on Thursday.

No one was hurt, but it was the first time tensions had escalated into an armed clash between the neighbors in five years, the New York Times reports.

Reporting for NPR from ...

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Police Use Tear Gas, Arrest 9 During Protests In St. Louis

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Police used tear gas and arrested nine people during protests in St. Louis on Wednesday.

Demonstrators gathered after police shot and killed an 18-year-old they say pointed a gun at them. Police said protesters threw bottles and bricks at them, so they deployed armored vehicles and teams of officers in ...

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Ex-Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle To Plead Guilty To Paying For Sex With Minors

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Jared Fogle, the former Subway pitchman, is expected to admit that he paid for sex with two minors and participated in a scheme that secretly recorded 12 other children engaging in sexual acts.

As part of a deal cut with prosecutors, Fogle is expected to plead guilty to two federal ...

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Hackers Appear To Post Customer Data Of Affair-Enabling Website

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A group of hackers, who calls itself the Impact Team, purportedly released a huge trove of data that appears to contain the account details of more than 30 million users of a website that helps married people cheat on their spouses.

As we reported, the hackers issued a warning ...

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Chelsea Manning Found Guilty Of Violating Prison Rules

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Chelsea Manning, the Army private convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in American history, has been found guilty of violating the rules at the Army's Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas.

According to The Associated Press, Manning had been accused of holding prohibited books and magazines, misuse of ...

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3 Things You Should Know About Birthright Citizenship

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Every few years, the common law concept of jus soli -- or birthright citizenship — comes back into the news.

This time, it was thrust onto the stage by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who just unveiled an immigration plan. One of his proposals is to stop automatically giving ...

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Indonesian Officials Find No Survivors In Wreckage Of Downed Plane

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Indonesian rescue crews have found the wreckage of a Trigana Air Service twin-turboprop that was carrying 54 passengers and crew when it crashed in Papua province over the weekend.

The crews found no survivors, but they did recover the plane's black boxes, which could provide a clue as to why ...

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A Second Explosion Hits Bangkok, As Police Track Down Suspect In First Blast

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

As police searched for a man they believe is responsible for a blast that killed at least 20 people and injured 140 others on Monday, a second explosion hit Bangkok on Tuesday.

The second explosion was not deadly. According to the Bangkok Post, someone threw a pipe bomb off ...

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Maryland's 'Batman,' A Real-Life Superhero, Dies

Monday, August 17, 2015

Lenny B. Robinson, a 51-year-old man who came to be known as a real-life superhero in a Batman costume, was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday.

The Washington Post reports that Robinson had stopped on the side of the road in Maryland after his Batmobile, a black Lamborghini, ...

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Cute And Cuddly? Think Again. Koala Terrifies Aussie Farmer

Monday, August 17, 2015

You thought koalas were cute and cuddly, right?

Well, you should ask Ebony Churchill, an Australian dairy farmer, about that.

Churchill uploaded a video on Facebook over the weekend that shows a big koala chasing after her.

"They've got hard, sharp claws, and I didn't want to have him grabbing ...

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Indonesian Authorities Spot Wreckage Thought To Be Of Missing Plane

Monday, August 17, 2015

Indonesian authorities have spotted a wreckage, which they believe belongs to a missing Trigana Air Service turboprop plane, in a remote area of Papua.

The Financial Times reports:

"Search and rescue aircraft spotted the wreck in the Bintang Mountains, according to Reuters, and are heading to the ...

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With Discovery, 3 Scientists Chip Away At An Unsolvable Math Problem

Friday, August 14, 2015

Jennifer McLoud-Mann had almost come to believe that her last two years of work had been for naught.

"It had gotten to the point, where we hadn't found anything," she said. "And I was starting to believe I just don't know if we're going to find anything."

Armed with an ...

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The First Republican Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

Thursday, August 06, 2015

If you missed the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 race Thursday evening, our friends at It's All Politics have wall-to-wall coverage. If you want a quickie, here's a 100-word recap — and video clip — of what happened:

Donald Trump was, as expected perhaps, unapologetic — about ...

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Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

Sunday, August 02, 2015

According to a review of the results of 12,000 blood tests, the world of track and field has a doping problem that is as big as the one cycling had at the height of Lance Armstrong's popularity.

That's according to the Sunday Times and Germany's public broadcaster ARD/WDR, ...

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A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

Sunday, August 02, 2015

After a bunch of really nice humans helped a hitchhiking robot traverse the length of Canada and most of Germany, the robot was going to try to make it from Massachusetts all the way to California.

HitchBOT is the brainchild of two Canadian social scientists. As Frauke Zeller and ...

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Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

Sunday, August 02, 2015

A Mexican photojournalist, who worked for, among others, the investigative outfit Proceso, has been found dead along with four other people at an apartment in the country's capital.

According to Article 19, a group that advocates for press freedom, Rubén Espinosa is the 88th journalist killed in Mexico.

But ...

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