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Mark Memmott

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He's The One! Rubber Duckie Joins The Toy Hall Of Fame

Thursday, November 07, 2013

This year's other honoree at the Rochester, N.Y., hall: the game of chess. Now, if Rubber Ducky's in there can Ernie (and Bert, of course) be far behind?

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Lululemon Founder: Our Pants Won't Work For Some Women

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The yoga clothier had a big public relations problem earlier this year when women complained that some of its pants allowed too much to be seen. Founder Chip Wilson says any woman can wear his company's clothes, but "quite frankly, some women's bodies just actually don't work" in them.

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VIDEO: Louisville Basketball Player Who Broke His Leg Returns, Hits Shot

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome injury during last spring's NCAA men's basketball tournament. He reacted with a confidence and sense of humor that won him many fans. Now he's back on the court.

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At First Glance, Economy Grew More Than Expected In 3Q

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Economists thought the government would say the economy slowed. But the initial estimate shows a slight pickup from the 2.5 percent pace of the second quarter.

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CIA Pays AT&T For Data On International Calls, 'Times' Says

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Government officials tell The New York Times that the phone company searches its records for international calls that may help identify foreign terrorists. In the process, the Times says, data about some calls made by U.S. citizens may also be collected.

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Twitter Pops To $44.90 A Share In Debut On Wall Street

Thursday, November 07, 2013

At the end of its first day of public trading, shares of Twitter were valued at $44.90, reflecting a market value of more than $31 billion. The social media company sold 70 million shares of stock, raising $1.82 billion in the process.

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Tests 'Moderately Support' Case That Arafat Was Poisoned

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Swiss scientists have been studying samples taken from the former Palestinian leader's remains. He died in 2004 at the age of 75.

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Splattered Flag-Themed Football Uniforms Have Many Seeing Red

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Northwestern University plans to use special uniforms at its Nov. 16 game against Michigan. They're supposed to honor the U.S. military and wounded veterans. Critics, though, say the design makes it look as if blood has been splattered across an American flag. That's just wrong, they say.

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Astrodoomed? Famed Houston Stadium May Fall To Wrecking Ball

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Called the "Eighth Wonder of the World," the Astrodome was the first fully air-conditioned, enclosed and domed stadium. But it hasn't been used for years. Voters rejected a referendum that would have raised money to turn it into a convention center. Now, lawmakers are expected to say the dome should come down.

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Soaring Personnel Costs Threaten Readiness, Hagel Warns

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

In an interview, the Pentagon chief says adjustments need to be made soon so that spending on health care, retirement benefits and related programs don't leave the nation with "a military that's heavily compensated, but probably a force that's not capable and not ready."

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Your Election News In Five Headlines

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Democrat Terry McAuliffe wins a squeaker in Virginia. Republican Chris Christie enjoys a laugher in New Jersey. A "big business" Republican defeats a Tea Party challenger in Alabama. Those are among Tuesday's highlights.

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Virtual 'Sweetie' Uncovered 1,000 Sexual Predators, Group Says

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

A Dutch charity created a computer-generated girl whom it says thousands of men from around the world asked to perform sex acts. It has turned over to Interpol information about 1,000 of the alleged online predators.

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Police Weren't 'Minutes' Behind Los Angeles Shooting Suspect

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

More information is coming in about what happened at Los Angeles International Airport and the young man suspected of killing at TSA officer and wounding several other people. Early headlines about warnings concerning Paul Ciancia's mental state and efforts to find him appear to have been wrong.

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Skydivers Who Survived Planes' Collision Vow To Jump Again

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Nine skydivers aboard two small planes flying over Wisconsin had to bail out when the aircraft collided. So did one of the pilots. The other pilot was able to land his damaged single-engine aircraft. NBC's Today Show has photos and video from the accident.

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Kirk's First Senate Speech Since Stroke Is For Gay Rights Bill

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

VIDEO: Watch the Republican senator from Illinois deliver his first remarks from the floor of the Senate since suffering a stroke nearly two years ago. He spoke up in favor of legislation that would ban discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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What Will Be The Message This Election Day?

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

The big news is expected to be from the gubernatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia. Other races to watch include mayoral contests in New York, Boston, Detroit and Minneapolis. Also, many states and localities have ballot initiatives — including whether the Astrodome should be torn down.

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Gunman Found Dead At N.J. Mall; No One Believed Hurt

Monday, November 04, 2013

Witnesses said they heard what sounded like gunshots inside the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall around 9:30 p.m. ET Monday. Hundreds of police officers responded as shoppers and mall employees took shelter. Around 3:20 a.m. ET Tuesday, the suspected gunman's body was found. No one was injured.

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Pop In A Cassette And Celebrate? Chrysler's Minivans Are 30

Monday, November 04, 2013

The vehicle that arguably saved a car company and became a cultural icon first rolled off an assembly line in November 1983. NPR.org readers shared stories and photos. Check out their memories.

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For Many Iranians, 'Death To America' Are Just Words

Monday, November 04, 2013

On this 34th anniversary of the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, the chants were familiar. But many of those who were shouting say they actually want to see Iran and the U.S. repair their fractured relations.

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Top Stories: Morsi Is Defiant; LAX Shooting Sparks Debate

Monday, November 04, 2013

Also: Report alleges that doctors have been "complicit" in torture at CIA and military prisons; former Pakistani leader Musharraf is granted bail; and coaches of two NFL teams are hospitalized.

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