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The Night That Bob Dylan Went Electric

Friday, July 24, 2015

Fifty years ago this weekend Bob Dylan scandalized crowds at the Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar. Murray Lerner, a filmmaker who shot the festival, recalls the scene.
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Germany Moves Quickly To Restore Business Ties With Iran

Friday, July 24, 2015

Germany has already sent a delegation to Iran as it looks to restore trade ties. Under the recent nuclear deal, many sanctions will be lifted. But not everyone is thrilled with Germany's move.
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Nearly 200 Comedians, All Playing The Same City

Friday, July 24, 2015

Just For Laughs, the biggest and oldest comedy festival in the world, is underway in Montreal. We'll find out who's new, who's returned and learn about some surprise hits.
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Mass Shootings In America By The Numbers

Friday, July 24, 2015

Mass shootings as defined by the FBI happen about every two weeks in America. For nearly a decade, USA Today has been tracking these incidents on a website that paints a grim picture.
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Doctors Plan Database On Cancer Drugs, Showing Effectiveness And Cost

Friday, July 24, 2015

A group of cancer doctors is trying to create a database on cancer drugs. It would give a score for each drug, reflecting how well the drug works. It would also list how much the drug costs.
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Donald Trump Visits The Border And Calls For Tougher Enforcement

Friday, July 24, 2015

Donald Trump visited the border with Mexico and said he would crack down on illegal immigration if elected president. But he was less strident than he has been in other recent remarks.
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Turkey Grants U.S. Permission To Use Air Base Near Syrian Border

Friday, July 24, 2015

The U.S. now has permission to use a Turkish air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
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Baseball Writer To Be Honored By Hall Of Fame, But He's Out Of A Job

Friday, July 24, 2015

Baseball writer Tom Gage is being honored by the Hall of Fame for his long and illustrious career at The Detroit News. But he didn't leave his beat voluntarily. He recently lost his job at the paper.
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The Financial Times, A Newspaper Success Story, Is Sold For $1.3 Billion

Friday, July 24, 2015

One of the world's oldest and most famous newspapers is changing hands. The Financial Times, based in London, will be sold to Nikkei Inc. of Japan for $1.3 billion dollars.
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The Teen Who Didn't Make It — And The Nurses He Moved Along The Way

Friday, July 24, 2015

Wilson Matthews and Jeanne Yeatman worked as flight nurses for years. But it's the memory of one patient in particular, and his mom, that reminds them daily: "We're taking care of somebody's family."
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In The Heat Of The Moment, Drones Are Getting In The Way Of Firefighters

Friday, July 24, 2015

At least five times this summer, firefighting pilots have been grounded because of drones nearby. With wildfires blazing, officials are trying to figure out the best way to save space in the sky.
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In Helping Those With Disabilities, ADA Improves Access For All

Friday, July 24, 2015

Take a tour through New York and you'll see how the 25-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act is benefiting everyone.
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Egypt's Military Struggles To Quell Growing ISIS-Linked Insurgency

Friday, July 24, 2015

Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
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House To States: Don't You Dare Demand GMO Labels

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Makes Unannounced Visit To Iraq

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter makes a surprise visit to Iraq, where U.S. and Iraqi forces have been preparing to launch an offensive against Islamic State forces.
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Struck By Lighting As A Kid, A Lottery Winner As An Adult

Thursday, July 23, 2015

As a youth, Canadian Peter McCathie had the extreme bad luck of being hit by lightening. As an adult, he had the extreme good fortune of winning a million dollars in a lottery.
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Things Not To Pack When Flying: Smoke Grenades, Bottle Rockets, Knives

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Mitchell Crawford had them all in his luggage when he arrived at the airport in Baltimore. He said he just wanted them for a camping trip.
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In Financial Disclosure, Trump Puts His Fortune At $10 Billion

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Federal Election Commission has released the personal financial disclosure of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump claims to have a $10 billion fortune.
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From Ballads To Romps, Ashley Monroe's 'The Blade' Is Timeless

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers of NPR Music talk about the new album from Ashley Monroe called The Blade.
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At Low Pay, Government Hires Immigrants Held At Detention Centers

Thursday, July 23, 2015

It's illegal to hire immigrants without legal status. Yet the federal government employs thousands of undocumented workers. They prepare food and clean detention facilities where they are held.
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