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Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes war and advocates for veterans. Even in the most conservative corner of Vermont, he's managed to do well. Now there's buzz that Sanders may run for president.

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All Things Considered

For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch As Catch Can

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Advocacy groups have sued the federal government for not providing lawyers to children in deportation proceedings. Unlike criminal courts, these courts don't provide representation for defendants.

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An Actor, A University And A Famous Name Lead To A Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The estate of John "Duke" Wayne and Duke University are fighting over commercial use of their shared name. Although the actor was always known as Duke, nicknames don't have much standing in court.

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All Things Considered

On Calif. Cattle Ranch, Students Wrangle With Meaning Of Manhood

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Deep Springs College is an all-male school — and a working ranch. It sounds very macho, but the increasingly diverse student body says being a man is all about questioning the meaning of masculinity.

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Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

There are plenty of reasons, for and against, a presidential visit to the border. In any case, a visit wouldn't do much to diminish the criticism over the administration's handling of the crisis.

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Man Tied To Nazis Dies In Michigan At Age 93

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

John Kalymon, who became a U.S. citizen in 1955, was under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II. But he had denied he had ever shot at Jews.

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All Things Considered

Against The Dire Headlines, A Few Words In Defense Of Fraternities

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Fraternities have received plenty of negative press recently, both for hazing incidents gone wrong and for sexual assault at campus parties. Several young men across the U.S. explain why they joined.

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All Things Considered

Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But at the Enchanted Forest theme park in Salem, Ore., only one man is needed to put him back together again: theme park owner and sculptor of Humpty himself, artist Roger Tofte.

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Getting Married: Should You Wait Until You Can Afford It?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The U.S. wedding industry generates more than $53 billion each year. But many couples' desire to have an expensive wedding might be keeping them from getting married. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.

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After A Bad Bike Crash, Lessons In Limits And Love

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

In a guest commentary, Tell Me More producer and road cyclist Amy Ta says she didn't believe in limits until she pushed her body too far.

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NFL Players Association Still Not Satisfied By Concussion Settlement

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.

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Immigrants Sending Money Back Home Face Fewer Options

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The giant remittances economy has been expanding for years. Facing tighter regulations, big banks are nixing services that let people send money across borders.

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Morning Edition

iPhone From Oklahoma Ends Up In Grain Shipment To Japan

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A Japanese worker found the phone and tracked down the American owner. Farmer Kevin Whitney recovered the phone, which had pictures of his daughter's wedding on it.

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Morning Edition

Administration Moves To Speed Deportations Of Unaccompanied Minors

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A flood of children from Central America has put President Obama under pressure. Steve Inskeep talks to White House advisor Cecilia Muñoz about efforts to more quickly process them.

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Morning Edition

Researchers Aghast Over Discovery Of Smallpox Vials

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Federal health officials have found six vials of smallpox apparently forgotten in a lab storeroom. Officials want to know where the deadly virus came from and why it was left unsecured for so long.

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Morning Edition

Class Helps Unwed Dads Navigate Ohio's Mom-Friendly Systems

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Faced with growing numbers of single mothers, Richland County, Ohio, is trying to reconnect dads with their children. They say the benefits would be profound even if dads and kids don't live together.

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Morning Edition

Record Recalls May Not Necessarily Hurt Auto Industry

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Automakers recalled 37.5 million vehicles in the first six months of 2014. That's more cars and trucks recalled than in any prior year. GM led the way but other companies also picked up the pace.

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Morning Edition

Cleveland, A Democratic Stronghold, Wins GOP Convention

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The Republican Party picked Cleveland to host its 2016 convention. The GOP says it was drawn by the city's renaissance, and that they're taking the presidential battleground state of Ohio seriously.

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Morning Edition

Community Outraged Over Video Showing Officer Beating Woman

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A white California Highway Patrol officer has been caught on video beating a homeless African-American woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. The highway patrol has started an investigation.

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Morning Edition

Gay Teacher Files Sex Discrimination Claim Against Georgia School

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Flint Dollar had to leave a Catholic school after officials learned he plans to marry his partner. Federal anti-discrimination laws don't cover sexual orientation, so he's fighting back another way.

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