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Scott Neuman

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Cantor To Step Down This Month To Make Room For Successor

Friday, August 01, 2014

After relinquishing his House majority leader post, Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a stunning June primary upset, says he will give up his seat in Congress effective Aug. 18.

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Unemployment Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent; 209,000 Jobs Added

Friday, August 01, 2014

The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.

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Dow Dives 317 Points, Erasing A Month Of Gains

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 16,563. It was the worst daily decline since April.

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Israel Allowed To Tap U.S. Munitions Cache For Gaza Offensive

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.

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House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to deal with the immigration crisis, leaving the issue unaddressed as Congress gets ready to leave for a five-week break.

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Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Christian theme park, featuring a 510-foot-long replica of the ark, is getting $18 million in new incentives from the state's tourism board.

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Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

Thursday, July 31, 2014

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author of a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

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Sem-ANN-tics

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don't get too annoyed with this final round. Like "annoyed," every answer contains the consecutive letters "A-N-N" somewhere within it. This game separates the canniest from the wannabes.

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20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.

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How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.

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Vincenzo Nibali First Italian In 15 Years To Win Tour De France

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.

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U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.

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Judges Overturns D.C. Ban On Handguns In Public

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A district court judge says the law that prohibited people from carrying handguns outside their homes violates the Second Amendment.

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Smartsongs: Refrains The Brain Retains

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Songs that teach and delight students of all ages.

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Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country's population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.

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How Our Story About A Child's Science Experiment Sparked Controversy

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A researcher has complained that coverage in NPR and other outlets ignores his work and gives undue credit to a sixth-grader's project. But that sixth grader did make an original contribution.

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Libyan Conflict Rages After U.S. Shuts Embassy

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.

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Fighting Near MH17 Crash Site In Ukraine Thwarts Investigators

Sunday, July 27, 2014

NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.

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Israel Resumes Gaza Offensive As Hamas Offers New Cease-Fire

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A proposed 24-hour extension to Saturday's humanitarian cease-fire didn't last past Sunday morning. Hamas, which rejected that truce, says it is now willing to accept a new cease-fire.

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Ukrainian Troops Said Poised To Retake Rebel-Held Donetsk

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Kiev's forces have been advancing on key rebel stronghold in hopes of forcing a collapse of the separatist movement.

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