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Where Activists See Gray, Albuquerque Police See Black And White

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

If a suspect threatens officers, police say, they have a right to defend themselves. But a Justice Department report said police in Albuquerque have used force unnecessarily; two ex-officers agree.
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CDC Announces First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the man traveled from Liberia and fell ill in Dallas. He is now in strict isolation at a hospital in the city.
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Israel Justice Minister: U.S. Shouldn't Give Up On Palestinian Peace Process

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Robert Siegel speaks with Tzipi Livni, the Israeli Minister of Justice and the country's chief negotiator with the Palestinians, about the future of the failed peace process.
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EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.
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Two Princes: The Purple One Returns In Stereo

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Two new albums, a solo effort and a collaboration with the band 3RDEYEGIRL, mark Prince's return to the studio. Tom Moon says that only one fully captures what an explosive performer he can still be.
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Hong Kong's Protest Umbrellas Have A Deep Political History

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Umbrellas have become the symbol of the Hong Kong protests. But it turns out they were a political liability that symbolized appeasement and weakness for much of the 20th century.
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U.S.-Afghanistan Security Agreement Receives Mixed Reaction

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rachel Martin talks to U.S. ambassador James Cunningham and Sarah Chayes of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about Afghanistan's new government and joint security agreement.
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Preventing Worker Burnout Can Boost The Bottom Line

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Weary employees could need more than just time off to re-energize. Some employers have ditched the time cards, let workers set their own schedules or allow them to rotate jobs to prevent burnout.
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Secret Service Director Admits Mistakes In White House Breaches

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Congress called an unusual recess hearing to grill the Secret Service about the White House fence jumper.
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Book Review: 'Once In The West'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tess Taylor reviews Christian Wiman's new collection of poems, "Once in the West."
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Federal Judges Sends Wyo. Wolves Back To Endangered Species List

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Just two years after the Obama administration removed federal protections for wolves in the state of Wyoming, a federal judge has reinstated them, saying that the state's plan for managing the species was inadequate and largely unenforceable.
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Justice Department Investigates Use Of Force Among Albuquerque Police

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Justice Department is investigating 26 police departments across the country. Among them is Albuquerque, N.M., where police have shot dozens of people in the past few years, 25 of them fatally.
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'How To Cook Everything Fast'? Bittman Says Skip The Prep

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rachel Martin talks to food writer Mark Bittman about his new cookbook, "How to Cook Everything Fast," which thumbs its nose at the French tradition of having ingredients prepped before you cook.
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Six Years After Financial Crisis, Litigation Carries On With AIG Suit

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, AIG's former CEO, is suing the U.S. government over the terms of the company's $85 billion bailout. He says it amounts to an unconstitutional seizure of private property.
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White House Tries To Keep Fence Jumpers At Bay With ... Another Fence

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Amid criticism over multiple security breaches at the White House, the Secret Service has erected a second fence around the North Lawn. Critics call it an eyesore.
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Hong Kong Students Make Personal, Professional Sacrifices To Protest

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The students have appeared as the vanguard of the ongoing pro-democracy protests. On Tuesday, student groups announced they will boycott classes until the government addresses their demands.
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How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.
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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.
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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

Monday, September 29, 2014

Robert Siegel is joined by author Nicholas Carr for a look at the future of automation and automobiles. Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, warns against the rise of automation in our lives.
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Novelist Caitlin Moran Wryly Shows 'How To Build A Girl'

Monday, September 29, 2014

Caitlin Moran's semi-autobiographical novel is an earnestly written look at a young woman's self-reinvention. How to Build a Girl tackles class, gender and sexuality with both humor and sincerity.
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