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Action On Immigration Meets Silence, Skepticism In Silicon Valley

Monday, November 24, 2014

As an organized sector, the tech industry did not applaud President Obama's executive action on immigration; and the future of the joint campaign for a comprehensive bill is unclear.
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Ferguson Clergy Appeal For Calm Ahead Of Grand Jury's Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

There is no announcement yet from the grand jury investigating the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black, 18-year-old. The panel is deciding whether to indict a white police officer in his death.
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After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

Monday, November 24, 2014

President Obama posthumously honors James Cheney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The three were murdered during Mississippi's Freedom Summer 50 years ago.
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D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

Monday, November 24, 2014

Barry was a controversial politician whose political career took a turn when he was convicted of drug possession. Renee Montagne talks with Kevin Merida of The Washington Post about Barry's comebacks.
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Obama's Immigration Stance Polarizes Political Sides

Monday, November 24, 2014

President Obama announced his plans for immigration change that do an end run around Congress. Republicans are upset that the president is using executive actions to push through the action he wants.
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Experts Suggest OPEC's Power Over Oil Prices Is Waning

Monday, November 24, 2014

Members of OPEC meet this week. It used to be the world held its breath when this happened, worried what the meeting would mean for oil prices. But experts say times have changed.
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Executive Order On Immigration Creates Demand For Legal Advice

Monday, November 24, 2014

Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Kagan, a law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who also co-directs a clinic that offers free legal aid to immigrants.
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Combat Training: Can Female Marines Get The Job Done?

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Marine Corps has begun a yearlong experiment to decide whether women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
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Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors

Monday, November 24, 2014

Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.
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Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York

Monday, November 24, 2014

Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
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Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.
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GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama outlined his plans to overhaul immigration by executive action in a speech Thursday night. For reaction, Arun Rath talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma.
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Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Friday, November 21, 2014

Officials in Venice say news reports claiming that they were going to fine tourists for rolling suitcases on the city's sidewalks and squares are incorrect.
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Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Hockey News says you put the device under one of the legs of your couch, and it receives signals from your TV. If there's one of those brutal hits on screen, you will be jolted by your couch.
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Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

Friday, November 21, 2014

As many as 5 million people who entered the United States illegally will at least temporarily not be subject to deportation.
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White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

Friday, November 21, 2014

For more on President Obama's immigration plan, Steve Inskeep and NPR's Scott Horsley talk to Cecilia Munoz, assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
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Violence Breaks Out At Protest For Missing Mexican Students

Friday, November 21, 2014

Marchers took to Mexico City' streets to protest the government's handling of the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 students. Mexico's president has been criticized for his handling of the case.
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Obama Defies Republicans, Lays Out Immigration Policy

Friday, November 21, 2014

Republicans are threatening to resist working with President Obama after his announcement on Thursday night that he will issue an executive order to enact some immigration changes.
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Senate Panel Probes Fed's Oversight Of Commodity Trading

Friday, November 21, 2014

A Senate committee has accused major banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase of manipulating commodity prices. Executives from several leading banks rejected the allegations on Thursday.
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Obama Unveils Temporary Protection From Deportation

Friday, November 21, 2014

President Obama addressed the immigration system in a speech Thursday night. Obama said he would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation using an executive order.
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