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Rebecca Hersher

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Accused Washington State Mall Gunman Reportedly Confesses To Killing 5 People

Monday, September 26, 2016

20-year-old Arcan Cetin was arrested Saturday evening after the shooting in Burlington, Wash., on Friday. He is charged with five counts of first-degree murder.

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'All Cubans Are Saddened By This Loss'; Fans React To Death Of Marlins Ace

Monday, September 26, 2016

José Fernández defected from Cuba as a teenager, and there has been an outpouring from baseball fans in the Cuban community who felt proud of his success and devastation upon word of his death.

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China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World

Sunday, September 25, 2016

China says the 500-meter telescope detected a radio signal originating 1,351 light-years from Earth. One of its uses is scanning for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.

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Aleppo Under The Most Intense Air Bombardment Since Syrian War Began, U.N. Says

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The U.N. Secretary-General said he was "appalled by the chilling military escalation," and that the bombing of densely populated urban areas may amount to war crimes.

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Marlins Pitcher José Fernández Dies In Boating Accident

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The young ace was the National League's Rookie of the Year in 2013. When he died, he had the second most strikeouts of any pitcher in the National League.

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#NPRreads: Get Below The Surface This Weekend With These 3 Stories

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Correspondents, editors and producers from NPR's newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag.

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Finding Europe Untenable, More Migrants Return To Their Home Countries

Friday, September 23, 2016

A report finds more than 30,000 migrants have voluntarily left Germany since January. The top three destinations were Albania, Afghanistan or Iraq.

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Selvmord i Grønland: Det er ikke mørket, som dræber dig

Friday, September 23, 2016

Grønland har verdens højeste selvmordsrate. Og teenagedrenge er i højeste risikogruppe.

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Computer Scientists Solve Mystery Of The Ein Gedi Scroll By 'Virtual Unwrapping'

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Researchers used a new kind of analysis to make a virtual image of a crumbling ancient scroll from Israel. Biblical scholars were able to read the re-created text, which is from Leviticus.

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Chinese City Urges People To 'Appreciate The Significance Of Having Two Children'

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The city of Yichang is calling on couples to serve their country by having a second child, even as harsh fines are announced for families in Beijing who violate the rules on having more than two kids.

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North Korea Accidentally Reveals It Only Has 28 Websites

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A complete list of the websites available to people in North Korea was published online on Tuesday. A security engineer stumbled upon the usually hidden sites with URLs ending in .kp.

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China And Canada Agree To Discuss Potential Extradition Treaty

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Such a treaty would be the first between China and Canada. The U.S. has refused to discuss such an agreement with the Chinese, citing human rights concerns.

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Protests Against Congo's President Turn Deadly

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Dozens of people died in violent demonstrations against longtime leader Joseph Kabila on Monday and Tuesday, after the government postponed November's presidential election.

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U.S. Erroneously Grants Citizenship To More Than 850 Immigrants

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

All 858 people had previously been ordered removed from the country. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General says fingerprint records are to blame.

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At U.N., Obama Defends His Foreign Policy: 'We Have Been A Force For Good'

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In his final speech before the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama called for a "course-correction" in the fight against extremism and for greater attention to climate change.

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Syrian Military Declares End To Cease-Fire; Aid Convoy Comes Under Attack

Monday, September 19, 2016

The Syrian military accused rebels of violating the seven-day cease-fire and declared the truce over. Trucks carrying food and medicine to an area west of Aleppo were attacked from the air.

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North Carolina Governor Drops 'Bathroom Bill' Lawsuit Against U.S.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Gov. Pat McCrory said the suit he filed against the Justice Department, which defends a bill that regulates who uses what bathrooms and allows for discrimination against LGBT people, is too expensive.

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U.S.-Funded Afghan Hospital Is Expensive, Late And Poorly Built, Report Finds

Friday, September 02, 2016

The $14.6 million Gardez Hospital in eastern Afghanistan is over budget and might be too expensive for local health authorities to run on their own.

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Massive 'Doughnut' Reef Discovered Behind Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Friday, September 02, 2016

The reef structure covers more than 2,000 square miles north of the Great Barrier Reef. What might live there and even what it looks like up close, is still largely a mystery.

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Deadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election Fraud

Thursday, September 01, 2016

After official results were announced showing the incumbent president had won, protesters called for a vote recount and set fire to parliament. The military retaliated, killing at least three people.

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