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Are Motorists Paying Attention To The Takata Air Bag Recall?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The largest consumer recall in U.S. history is underway. Nearly 34 million drivers are supposed to replace their air bags. In the past, most drivers have been lax about responding to auto recalls.
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Cleveland, DOJ Reach Agreement Over Police Conduct

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Justice Department reached a consent decree with Cleveland over the practices of its police department. The agreement lays out specific rules on when an officer can and cannot use deadly force.
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Alabama Considers Legalized Gambling To Close Budget Deficit

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In conservative Alabama, legislative leaders propose bills to open up gambling and start a state lottery as a way to shore-up sagging state coffers. The governor, instead, proposes higher taxes.
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Officials Of Soccer's Governing Board Arrested On Corruption Charges

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Swiss authorities have arrested several FIFA officials suspected of both receiving and paying bribes. David Greene talks to Matt Apuzzo, one of the reporters working the story for The New York Times.
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Chechen Leader Is A Hero Or A Villain Depending On The Movie

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ramzan Kadyrov says he will soon star in a Hollywood-style action movie. At the same time, an opposition group released a movie detailing his alleged human rights violations.
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Influential Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mary Ellen Mark's work appeared in such publications as Life and Vanity Fair. Her photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of Streetwise, an Academy Award-nominated film.
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Relentless Cable Mogul John Malone Works Behind The Scenes

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

John Malone, the man behind the proposed $55 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable by smaller Charter Communications, controls some of the best known media and entertainment properties in the country.
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Raging Flood Waters Do A Number On Wimberly, Texas

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

One of the areas hardest hit by the flooding in Texas was the hill country town of Wimberly. Mayor Steve Thurber explains how his residents are coping in the aftermath.
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Sen. Sanders Launches Longshot Presidential Campaign In Vermont

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his campaign in Burlington. He lags behind Hillary Clinton in the polls, but his supporters say this is the guy who comes from behind and surprises you.
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Author Margaret Atwood Contributes Manuscript To Future Library

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

As part of the Future Library project, Margaret Atwood's Scribbler Moon will not be read until 2114. Trees, that will be made into paper for that text, were planted last year in Norway.
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Indians Wait For Prime Minister Modi's Promises Of Better Days

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a historic election last year promising "better days are coming." He has now completed a year in office. We take stock of his achievements, or lack thereof.
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How Will The Next President Protect Our Digital Lives?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

For the first time in a White House race, the candidates will need a game plan for cyber policy for Day 1 in the Oval Office and will have some tough choices to make.
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For Sports Immortality, The 3rd Or 4th Time's The Charm

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both have the potential to win Grand Slams, one of the rarest achievements in sports. But it's not an easy feat.
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As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.
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Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

After becoming homeless and jobless following her transition to being a woman, Ruby Corado got her act together, and now helps others facing similar challenges. "We have a family here," she says.
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In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Is paper just a curiosity of the nostalgic? It turns out that digital natives think paper works in tandem with our devices. Research agrees that old-school note taking offers benefits a screen can't.
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Eilen Jewell, The Half-Broke Horse Of Idaho, Returns Home

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"It's a ghost town, essentially," Jewell says of her hometown. "I mean, that's how it's listed on the map. It's about as Western as it gets."
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Charter To Pay $78B For Time Warner Cable

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.
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British Cities Act To Protect Ducks With Their Own Lanes

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

In London, Manchester and other British cities, those strolling and biking along urban canals have to make way for ducks. White lines mark the new lanes with sprayed on silhouettes of ducks.
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Artist Makes Money Off Of Other People's Instagram Photos

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Richard Prince has a new exhibit in New York called "New Portraits." Is it steeling when he uses other people's Instagram photos? Prince has been challenged in the past and won.
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