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Music Review: 'Here is Barbara Lynn' Reissue

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Singer and guitarist Barbara Lynn is well-known for her classic late '60s soul music sound. Back then, she toured with James Brown and Otis Redding, and appeared on American Bandstand. Now, Atlantic Records has reissued her third album on vinyl.
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Republicans Criticize Obama's Immigration Actions Ahead Of Unveiling

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

President Obama will unveil his executive actions on immigration Thursday, but Republicans aren't waiting for the announcement to criticize the move.
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No Child Left Behind, Pre-K Programs Could Be On New Congress' Agenda

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

With Republican majorities in the House and Senate, Congress may push for change on several big education issues, including a rewrite of the law known as No Child Left Behind. But it's also clear that, even on classroom issues that seem to have bipartisan support โ€” including Pre-K funding โ€” Democrats and Republicans may have trouble compromising.
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America's 'Best Restroom 2014' Is Verdant And Curvy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The top bathroom in America is currently at Philadelphia's Longwood Gardens, where 17 commodious chambers are built into what the facility says is the largest "green wall" on the continent.
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With Hand-Sewn Ships, Oman Revives A Glorious Maritime Past

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The rich maritime history dates back more than a millennium. There's a group dedicated to reviving it by making boats the old-fashioned way: with coconut palm fiber, shark liver oil and no nails.
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Aid Groups See A Drop-Off In U.S. Health Volunteers To Fight Ebola

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

International aid groups say the decline in volunteers is due to quarantine restrictions imposed by New York and New Jersey.
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Americans Think Ebola Is A Top Health Care Problem

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A new poll shows Ebola is the one of the top health concerns of Americans, below access to health care and affordable health care. Robert Siegel talks to Frank Newport, editor in chief at Gallup.
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Who Are The 5 Million Immigrants Covered By Executive Action?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

"Up to five million" is the phrase that keeps popping up in reports about President Obama's plan to take executive action on immigration. Who are they?
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Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Leaves Moms And Babies Without Care

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

When a pregnant woman catches Ebola, the fetus and amniotic fluid are flooded with the virus. The ripple effects of these dangerous deliveries could be more catastrophic than Ebola itself.
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French Authorities Work To Identify Militant In ISIS Video

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

One of the Islamist militants identified in the recent beheading video is a 22-year-old Frenchman from Normandy, who locals say had a traditional Catholic upbringing.
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Synagogue Attack Fuels Rising Tensions In Jerusalem

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Palestinian attackers killed four people praying in a Jerusalem synagogue, raising fears of increased unrest and violence in the city.
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Wichita Tries To Boost Its Aviation Industry With Smaller Planes

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

It's a great time to be in the aviation industry, unless you are in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita calls itself the Air Capitol, what Detroit is to automobiles. But just like Detroit, Wichita has hit hard times.
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Missouri Commission To Address Issues Underlying Turmoil In Ferguson

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The wait continues for a grand jury decision on whether a white officer who killed an 18-year-old black male should be indicted. A panel will study the issues that Michael Brown's death raised.
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Hong Kong Protesters Make Solemn Retreat As Authorities Move In

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

There's sadness among demonstrators as they realize their protest villages are going to be cleared and they will have nothing to show for it because the government refuses to address their complaints.
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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson Without Pay

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The NFL says Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended, without pay for the rest of the 2014 season. Peterson pleaded no contest to a felony charge after he injured his 4-year-old son while whipping him with a switch. The players union says it will appeal the decision.
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Uber Executive Lashes Out At Journalists After Negative Publicity

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

In the latest flap involving the ride sharing company Uber, an executive is apologizing after saying the company should spy on unfriendly reporters. Uber is a hit with customers, but has clashed with competitors, regulators and some journalists.
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New Recommendations Could Improve Eyewitness Testimony

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Robert Siegel talks to University of Virginia professor Brandon Garrett about a National Academy of Sciences study looking at 30 years of research on memory and eyewitness testimony in criminal cases.
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North Korea's Charm Offensive Doesn't Distract From Human Rights Record

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A UN General Assembly committee that deals with human rights and social issues is expected to vote on a measure that puts Pyongyang on a path toward the International Criminal Court.
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Obama Prepares To Test Presidential Power With Immigration

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The decision to use executive powers to do what Congress would not has some critics complaining that the president is going too far. Not so long ago, he was making that argument himself.
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Big Money Is Helping GOP Win In State Legislatures Too

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Every election cycle, big donors open their checkbooks for two Washington-based party organizations that are gradually remaking state legislative elections.
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