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Business
11:24 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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Business
6:17 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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World
5:23 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Thief In Canada Tries To Make His Getaway In Red Canoe

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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Remembrances
4:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

'Lastness': Award-Winning Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:25 pm

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RENEE MONTAGNE, BYLINE: And now this. The poet Galway Kinnell has died. He began writing poetry at the end of World War II in a plain-spoken style some compared to Walt Whitman. In his long career, he won both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award.

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U.S.
4:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Red Cross Troubles Have Been Building For Years

American Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern speaks at a post-Sandy press conference on Staten Island, N.Y. But two pastors, who organized much of that area's relief efforts, say they did so without the aid of the Red Cross.
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Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 4:20 pm

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Sports
4:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

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World
6:36 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Court Tells 'Naked Rambler' There Are Other Forms Of Expression

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 8:12 am

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All Tech Considered
6:36 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Storyful is making a business out of verifying material on social media for journalists and news organizations.
Storyful

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 9:57 am

At most news organizations, journalists celebrate when they get a story in print, on air or online.

At Storyful, editors high-five when they knock a story down.

"We like to think about [Storyful] as the first social news agency," said Mark Little, the company's buoyant CEO. A former television news anchor and correspondent in his native Ireland, Little conceived the company in 2009 after watching the documentation of mounting protests in Iran posted to Flickr and YouTube.

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Around the Nation
6:36 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Doctor Delivered Baby Who Grew Up To Be His Heart Surgeon

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 8:12 am

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Africa
5:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Amid Negotiations With Boko Haram In Nigeria, Violence Continues

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 8:12 am

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U.S.
5:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Lava Spills Onto Private Property In Hawaii, Closing In On Homes

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 8:12 am

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Movies
5:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Marvel's Next Films To Have More Diverse Leads

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 8:12 am

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Europe
6:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Over A Cappuccino, Italian Mayor Wants To Hear Local Concerns

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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Health
6:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

The Case Against Mandatory Ebola Quarantines For Health Workers

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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Digital Life
6:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Picture This: Emojis Are The New Search Term

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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World
4:39 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Crimean Tatars Pressured To Become Russian Citizens

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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History
4:39 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Officer Killed In Civil War To Receive Medal Of Honor

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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And now this - President Obama will award a long delayed Medal of Honor to a soldier next month. He'll honor Army First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who fought in the Civil War. NPR's Sam Sanders reports.

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Politics
4:39 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Money Mixes Up Missouri Circuit-Court Race

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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And now another story of big, political money coming to small-town America. In Cole County, Missouri, a circuit court judge is fighting to stay on the bench. Her challenger was underfunded until he got some outside help. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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World
6:30 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Ukrainian Parliament Candidate 'Darth Vader' Blocked From Voting

Originally published on Mon October 27, 2014 7:32 am

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World
5:08 am
Mon October 27, 2014

On Anniversary Of N.Y. Subway, A Look At Who's Taking New Steps

Originally published on Mon October 27, 2014 7:32 am

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