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The Genetic Divide Between NYC's Uptown And Downtown Rats

Friday, December 01, 2017

Fordham University graduate student Matthew Combs studies the DNA of New York City's rats. He found that rats living uptown are genetically distinct from rats living downtown.

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NPR News Nuggets: A Clown And A Bicycle Race, With A Side Of Spilt Nachos

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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A Mother Remembers Her Son, A Muslim-American First Responder Who Died On Sept. 11

Friday, September 08, 2017

Talat Hamdani's son Salman died after the police cadet rushed to the fallen towers to help. The first responder was later wrongfully identified by police and the press as an accomplice in the attacks.

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A Father To His Son: 'I Know What It's Like' Living With Tourette's Syndrome

Friday, September 01, 2017

Josh Hanagarne has an extreme form of Tourette's syndrome, where his tics — or involuntary movements and sounds — have been so severe, they've put him in the hospital.

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After 60 Years, Girl's Experience At Whites-Only Gas Station Still Hurts

Friday, August 18, 2017

An African-American woman remembers growing up in segregated Virginia in the 1950s, and being in the car when her father tried to get gas from a whites-only truck stop.

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As A Boy In An Adult Prison, His Mother's Letters 'Were Everything'

Friday, August 11, 2017

Marcus Bullock was tried as an adult and sent to prison when he was 15. The eight years he was away changed his relationship with his mother, Sylvia. The distance actually brought them closer.

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NPR News Nuggets: Love At Sea, Peanut Butter Jailbreak Time & City Hall Climbs

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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NPR News Nuggets: Cracker Barrel Super Stars, A Car Scavenger Hunt & Butter

Monday, July 31, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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For Decades These Caregivers Helped Patients, Families Through Illness And Death

Friday, July 28, 2017

When the Rev. Noel Hickie and Marcia Hilton began working in hospice care, neither was sure they were cut out for the job. But they realized they could help families process grief and make things OK.

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While Fighting The Odds, Fiona The Hippo Became A Social Media Star

Monday, July 24, 2017

Born six weeks premature, Fiona's odds didn't look good. Now the baby hippo is celebrating her six-month birthday alongside all of her followers, who cheer her on through social media.

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NPR News Nuggets: Winnie The Pooh-Chinese Relations, Cheese & The Fine Print

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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NPR News Nuggets: 13 Years Of Chimes, Lost Umbrellas & Flying Beer

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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Returning To Row 12, Seat 12, Again, As Aurora Shooting Anniversary Nears

Friday, July 14, 2017

Next week marks the five-year anniversary of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 people. Tom and Terry Sullivan remember one of the victims: their son, Alex.

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Police Take Second Look At Venus Williams' Car Accident With New Footage

Friday, July 07, 2017

Florida police have retracted their original statement that said the tennis player was at fault for the June 9 car accident that resulted in a passenger's death. Blame has not been determined.

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Two-Time Prison Escapee May Have Used A Drone As Part Of His Plan

Friday, July 07, 2017

After breaking out of a second South Carolina prison, Jimmy Causey was captured Friday morning near Austin, Texas. Authorities suspect he also used a cellphone to beat maximum-security measures.

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Toledo Police Dismiss More Than 100 Improper Speeding Tickets

Friday, July 07, 2017

The 115 tickets were issued on Feb. 1 near a school zone by an officer using a hand-held speeding camera. The police department has said drivers who already paid the fine will be issued refunds.

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While He Was In Prison, His Son Grew Up; Now, 'They're Getting To Know Each Other'

Friday, July 07, 2017

By the time Five Mualimm-ak completed a sentence for weapons charges in 2012, he had served nearly a dozen years in prison. When he was released, his son Omar was already a senior in high school.

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His Life Cut Short, Vincent Chin Is Remembered For What Might Have Been

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Detroit resident's violent death become a rallying cry for stronger federal hate crime legislation. Thirty-five years later, his friend Gary Koivu recalls their final night together.

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NPR News Nuggets: A Name Game, Curry Fever & A Hand Sign Battle

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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2 Dads And Their Experience With Foster Fatherhood

Friday, June 16, 2017

After caring for drug-addicted infants, two men became foster parents. It was hard saying goodbye to the first child, but when offered the chance to do it again they said, "How can you say no?"

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