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EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.

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Morning Edition

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird golden-brown.

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Morning Edition

Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

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In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.

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Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.

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All Things Considered

Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.

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All Things Considered

Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Especially at Thanksgiving, saying grace is a family ritual for many Americans. We asked you to share your stories and traditions — and they ran the gamut, from heartwarming to horrifying.

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All Things Considered

Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.

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All Things Considered

Obama's Immigration Action Brings Joy, Sadness For Undocumented Irish

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

There are an estimated 12,000 undocumented Irish in Boston — only a portion of whom will be affected by President Obama's immigration plan.

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All Things Considered

In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.

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All Things Considered

Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.

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All Things Considered

Wintry Weather Means Slow-Going For Many Holiday Travelers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A nor'easter is likely to make a mess of roads in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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All Things Considered

How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community — and give thanks to one another.

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In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wilson's descriptions of Michael Brown reminded some people of negative depictions of African-Americans in history. Recent studies suggest these perceptions have deeper psychological roots.

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Justice Ginsburg Recovering After Heart Stent Implant

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The 81-year-old justice had the procedure to clear a blocked right coronary artery. She was expected to be back on the bench when the Supreme Court reconvenes on Monday

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Those Phone-Obsessed Teenagers Aren't As Lonely As You Think

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. And that may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely, either.

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Former CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The charges against the former radio host carry sentences ranging from 10 years to life in prison. Ghomeshi was publicly accused of violently assaulting women during sexual encounters.

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Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure, Is Resting Comfortably

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81 years old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.

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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb and 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang-Raped

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA President Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.

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