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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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Iran Nuclear Negotiators Miss Deadline, Ask For More Time

Monday, November 24, 2014

Negotiators extended a temporary deal limiting Iran's nuclear program, which was set to expire. Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran has been living up to the deal and talks should continue.
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Half The Battle Over Net Neutrality Is Defining What It Means

Monday, November 24, 2014

President Obama's call for stronger net neutrality rules touched off a round of heated debate. Broadband companies and their allies say the plan is tantamount to "regulating the Internet" and would hurt innovation. But net neutrality advocates say otherwise.
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Hagel's Successor May Face A Tough Nomination Process

Monday, November 24, 2014

There are reasons why Chuck Hagel may have wanted out as Defense Secretary, but even more reasons why the White House may have wanted him out. Who might succeed him? And how will a GOP-controlled Senate handle a nominee?
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Resurrected 'E.T.' Atari Games Fetch Thousands On EBay

Monday, November 24, 2014

Atari games that have been uncovered in a New Mexico landfill have sold for more than $37,000 dollars on eBay so far. One of the buyers explains why he paid hundreds of dollars for what is essentially 30-year-old garbage.
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'Let's Touch Base' On The Americanisms Brits Love To Hate

Monday, November 24, 2014

American words and phrases such as "step up to the plate, and "24/7" are now common in British English — which has some English purists' knickers in a twist. Ari Shapiro, an ex-pat who lives in London, speaks with Audie Cornish about some of the Americanisms that Brits love to hate.
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Ebola Gatekeeper: 'When The Tears Stop, You Continue The Work'

Sunday, November 23, 2014

At the height of the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, one woman stood at the gates of a hospital, turning away patient after patient. The hospital had 100 beds for Ebola patients; all of them were full.
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'Getting On' Star Niecy Nash: 'I Never Wanted To Be Funny'

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nash says it took her a long time to see her comedic side as a gift, but she finally embraced it. Now her role as Nurse DiDi in the HBO comedy series has opened the door to more serious opportunities.
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Racial Disparities In Arrests Are Prevalent, But Cause Isn't Clear

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Ferguson, Mo., police statistics show the department arrests blacks at a higher rate than it arrests other racial groups. But that disparity is true for police departments across the country.
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