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Mark Memmott

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Report: Obama White House OK'd Spying On Other Leaders

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

While there are reports that the president didn't know until recently that the NSA had been listening to other leaders' cellphone calls, some intelligence officials tell the Los Angeles Times that Obama's top aides knew what was going on.

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Red Sox Lead Series 3-2, But .733 Is The Stunning Number

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Boston's David Ortiz is flirting with a World Series record. He's got 11 hits in 15 at-bats. That .733 batting average eclipses the rest of his team's. Boston players not named Ortiz are hitting .144. The Sox could wrap up the championship Wednesday. St. Louis hopes to extend the Series to a Game 7.

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If Pumpkin Destruction Offends You, DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO

Monday, October 28, 2013

For four years now, a Tennessee man who usually posts videos about shooting has had some fun with pumpkins. From tractors to handguns, he comes up with a variety of ways to dispose of them.

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'Bishop Of Bling' Mansion May Become Refuge For Poor

Monday, October 28, 2013

German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst has been suspended by Pope Francis after reports about lavish spending on renovations at his residence in Limburg. Now, the home he spent tens of millions of dollars on may be put to use as a refugee center or soup kitchen.

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Deficit Hawks 'Have No Monopoly On Morality,' Summers Says

Monday, October 28, 2013

In the latest of many conversations with policymakers about the economy, federal deficits and the debt, NPR hears from the former Clinton-era Treasury secretary who went on to be a top economic adviser in the Obama White House.

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Michael Jackson's Doctor Freed After Serving Half Of Sentence

Monday, October 28, 2013

Conrad Murray was convicted in the pop star's death because he provided Jackson with a powerful anesthetic. Under California law, Murray was eligible for parole after serving a bit less than half his 4-year prison sentence.

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Report: Add 60 Million Spanish Phone Calls To NSA's List

Monday, October 28, 2013

Documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden continue to expose secrets. There's also a new report that the NSA may have been monitoring the German chancellor's phone calls since 2002.

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Parts Of Rockies And West To Be Treated To Snow For Halloween

Monday, October 28, 2013

Some of the same regions that were buried under a couple feet of snow earlier this month will see more this week. So things could be a little tricky this Halloween.

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Book News: Seamus Heaney Poem Published Posthumously

Monday, October 28, 2013

Also: Rita Mae Brown on Suetonius; Tim Kreider on writers being asked to work for free; new R.L. Stein books; the best books coming out this week.

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All You Need To Know About The All Tied Up World Series

Monday, October 28, 2013

A three-run homer. A dramatic out at first to end the game. And now, Boston and St. Louis head into Monday night's fifth game with the best-of-seven series tied at two games apiece.

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VIDEO: Russell Brand And His Call For Revolution

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The British comedian and actor was on the BBC in an interview that's getting attention because of his views on politics and for how he dominated the conversation.

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Did Bullying Claim After 91-0 Game Do More Harm Than Good?

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A complaint from a Texas parent after his son's team was trounced has been investigated and dismissed. But did it make a real problem — bullying — look less serious?

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Report: Memos Unmask Pakistan's Approval Of Drone Strikes

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Washington Post says CIA documents and diplomatic memos expose one of the worst-kept secrets of recent years: That while they condemn them in public, Pakistani leaders privately endorse U.S. strikes aimed at terrorists in their country.

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Jobless Claims Dipped Last Week

Thursday, October 24, 2013

There were 350,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance filed, down 12,000 from the week before. But the report seems to be in line with others that indicate job growth remains relatively weak.

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All You Need To Know About Game 1 Of The World Series

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Boston rolled over St. Louis in the first game of the series, winning 8-1. The Cardinals' performance is being summed up with words such as inept, hapless and self-destruction. Game 2 is Thursday night in Boston.

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VIDEO: World Series Smackdown, Symphony Style

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Who knew that classical musicians could talk trash? Check out how the orchestras from the two cities in this year's World Series have had some fun getting into each other's faces.

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6 1/2-Year Sentence For 'I Killed A Man' YouTube Confessor

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Matthew Cordle confessed online to driving drunk. A man was killed in the accident he caused. Cordle's video went viral. On Wednesday, he received less than the maximum sentence of about eight years in prison.

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Court Papers Link One Tsarnaev Brother To Previous Murders

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gun battle with police. A friend, who's also now dead, told investigators that Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple murder. Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar are the lone suspects in last April's bombings at the Boston Marathon.

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What Does The Fox Really Say? LISTEN

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

"What Does the Fox Say?" is a YouTube hit. It's from a Norwegian pair of brothers known together as Ylvis. If you're wondering what foxes really sound like, we've got that video too.

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'Bishop Of Bling' Suspended By Pope Francis

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

In Germany, Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst is at the center of a controversy over millions spent on renovations at his residence and offices.

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