Around the Nation
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Faced With Undocumented Minors, Iowa Is Wrenched By Stark Divide

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 4:47 pm

Although the governor of Iowa says that unaccompanied minors from Central America should not find shelter in his state, more than 100 are already there. But the mayor of Des Moines, the state's largest city, and many religious leaders are at odds with the governor. They say Iowa should be welcoming and help children in need.

Risk And Reason
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

In Facing National Security Dilemmas, CIA Puts Probabilities Into Words

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Education
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Glenn Beck Takes His Campaign Against Common Core To The Big Screen

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 6:15 pm

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Education
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

A Bird's-Eye View On Common Core Across The Country

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Energy
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Nuclear Plant May Be In Hot Water Over Its Cooling System

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 4:46 pm

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Europe
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Costa Concordia's Rusty Hulk Embarks On A Final Voyage

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 4:46 pm

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Middle East
4:08 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Kerry Claims Progress In Gaza Cease-Fire Talks

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All Tech Considered
3:50 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Weekly Innovation: Get Moving, While Seated At Your Desk

Cubii is a Kickstarter project that allows users to exercise — elliptical style — while sitting at their desk at work.
Cubii

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 6:04 pm

This post is part of our Weekly Innovation series, in which we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Use this quick form.

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The Two-Way
3:13 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For 'Varying Safety Issues'

Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 4:01 pm

Announcing six different safety recalls Wednesday, GM said it needs to fix problems that range from a turn-signal bug to an unpredictable loss of power steering. The flaws were found in vehicles from model years 2011 to 2015.

GM says no deaths and only two crashes have been linked to the recalls, which come in a year that has already seen the Detroit carmaker recall nearly 30 million vehicles worldwide. The company has "passed the 22 million vehicles recalled by all automakers last year," the AP says.

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Movie Reviews
3:12 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

'A Hard Day's Night': A Pop Artifact That Still Crackles With Energy

The Beatles perform one of their songs while filming A Hard Day's Night in 1964.
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Originally published on Wed July 23, 2014 5:19 pm

Back in 1964, movie audiences were treated to three hit musicals. Two of them — Mary Poppins and My Fair Lady — won scads of Oscars. But it was the third that announced the future, and it did so from its opening chord.

What followed from that chord was what we call The Sixties.

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