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Amid Violence, Iraq Fractures Again Along Religious Lines

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Nearly a decade ago, Iraq's war drove millions from their homes and divided the country along sectarian lines. It's happening again in response to the latest brutality by the Islamic State.
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How Can Vultures Eat Rotten Roadkill And Survive?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Vultures consume toxic bacteria that would sicken or kill humans. Stouter immune systems, colonies of helpful microbes and potent stomach acid may help the carrion eaters gorge with abandon.
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Missouri Gov. To Address Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

Monday, November 24, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to hold a press conference about the grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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Prosecutor To Announce Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson, Mo.

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury in St. Louis County has reached a decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
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As Hackers Hit Customers, Retailers Keep Quiet About Security

Monday, November 24, 2014

Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
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Long-Lost Letter That Inspired 'On The Road' Style Has Been Found

Monday, November 24, 2014

Known as the "Joan Anderson Letter," the 18-page, single-spaced, stream of consciousness note from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac was found amid the dusty papers of a now-closed publishing house.
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After Obama's Action, Immigration Agency Awaits 'A Real Challenge'

Monday, November 24, 2014

As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.
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'Queen Of Carbon' Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees

Monday, November 24, 2014

Audie Cornish speaks with Mildred Dresselhaus about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in physics. The 84-year-old is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT.
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UVA Will Have To Learn To 'Walk Again' After Spotlight On Sexual Assault

Monday, November 24, 2014

Audie Cornish speaks with Emily Renda, who handles sexual misconduct response and prevention at the University of Virginia.
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Grand Jury Decision Apparently Imminent In Ferguson, Mo.

Monday, November 24, 2014

A St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to announce the decision of a grand jury that is considering whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.
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Nazi-Era Art Cache Brings Provenance Issues To Swiss Museum

Monday, November 24, 2014

Audie Cornish talks to Jonathan Petropolous, professor of European History at Claremont McKenna College, about the acceptance of Nazi-era art by the Museum of Fine Arts Bern in Switzerland.
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Cosby Sexual Assault Allegations Have Similar Pattern

Monday, November 24, 2014

Ari Shapiro speaks with Paul Farhi, media reporter for The Washington Post, about the newspaper's coverage of the rape and sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby.
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Book Review: 'Lunch Poems' Reissue

Monday, November 24, 2014

In honor of the 50th anniversary of "Lunch Poems" by Frank O'Hara, City Lights Books has reissued an expanded version of the collection.
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Marine Training Tests Women's Toughness In Ground Combat

Monday, November 24, 2014

About 100 female Marines are taking part in a year-long experiment to determine whether they have what it takes to serve in ground combat units: infantry, armor and artillery. Some of the volunteers hope to open the door for other women while others are trying to see if they're tough enough.
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Hagel Struggled To Stay On The Same Page As The White House

Monday, November 24, 2014

Chuck Hagel resigned as Defense Secretary on Monday after a tenure in which he wasn't always on the same page as the White House.
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Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To 18 People

Monday, November 24, 2014

Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and Stephen Sondheim are among the bold-faced names who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on Monday.
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Ferguson Readies For Grand Jury Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.
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House Committees Find No Wrongdoing In 2012 Benghazi Attack

Monday, November 24, 2014

Two House committees of jurisdiction have found no wrongdoing in the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. The House Select Committee created by a House vote this year will nevertheless press on with its own investigation.
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Islamist Al Shabab Militants Kill 28 In Kenya Bus Attack

Monday, November 24, 2014

Kenya says its forces have killed more than 100 suspected Islamist militants following the weekend's deadly attack on a Kenyan bus. The Al Shabab militants, however, say that whomever the Kenyans got, it wasn't them. In the weekend attack, gunmen pulled people off a bus and killed 28 of them.
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