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Around the Nation
7:17 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Fake Killer Whale To Ward Off Sea Lions

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 8:08 am

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Europe
7:01 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Italian Bakery Confuses Birthday Cake Order

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 8:08 am

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Europe
5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

From 'Occupying' A Spanish Bank To City Hall: Barcelona's New Mayor

Ada Colau (center), leader of the Barcelona en Comú party, celebrates in Barcelona during a press conference following the results in Spain's municipal and regional elections on May 24. She is the first member of Spain's indignados protest movement to win public office.
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Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 9:55 am

One of the most-tweeted photos in Spain these days shows riot police hauling away Ada Colau. The image is from July 2013, when the anti-poverty protester was trying to "occupy" a Barcelona bank that was foreclosing on homes.

The caption added by Twitter users: "Welcome, new mayor."

Colau is the first of the indignados, or angry ones — Spain's Occupy movement — to win office. She narrowly defeated Barcelona Mayor Xavier Trias in local elections Sunday.

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Asia
5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 8:08 am

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NPR Story
5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Anne Meara, Half Of Husband-Wife Comedy Team, Dies At 85

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 12:43 pm

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NPR Story
5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Trial In Iran Nears For 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 7:15 am

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Television
7:32 am
Fri May 22, 2015

CBS Trashes David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set

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Animals
7:32 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Stuffed Tiger, Camera-Stealing Elephant Get Attention

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Race
5:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Players' Costs May Be A Factor In Why Tennis Leads Golf In Diversity

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 7:32 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Boy Scouts' National President Says It's Time To Accept Gay Adult Leaders

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 6:08 pm

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And the head of the Boy Scouts of America is calling on the organization to drop its ban on gay adult leaders.

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

State Department Envoy Defends Administration's Efforts Against ISIS

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 7:32 am

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Politics
5:09 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Congressional Stalemate Threatens To Kill Phone Data Program

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 7:32 am

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Africa
7:46 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Freed From Boko Haram, Hostages Now Held By Nigeria's Military

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 9:20 am

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Around the Nation
6:45 am
Thu May 21, 2015

California Drought Creates Business Opportunities

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 7:44 am

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Asia
5:16 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 7:44 am

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Around the Nation
5:00 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Boston-Based MiniLuxe Aims To Be 'Starbucks' Of Nail Salons

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 1:30 am

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NPR Story
5:00 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Senate Panel Considers New Constraints On Fed's Emergency Lending

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 7:44 am

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Law
11:15 am
Wed May 20, 2015

'Cartel' Of 4 Big Banks To Plead Guilty To Gaming The Exchange Rate

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 12:09 pm

Four major banks — Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland — have agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say that traders from the banks, who allegedly called themselves "the cartel," used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros. Meanwhile, the Justice Department has taken the unusual step of tossing out what's called a deferred prosecution agreement against a fifth bank.

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Around the Nation
6:47 am
Wed May 20, 2015

It's David Letterman Day In Indianapolis

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 12:09 pm

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Around the Nation
6:18 am
Wed May 20, 2015

That's One Way To Deal With A Loose Tooth

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 12:09 pm

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Eight-year-old Calvin Stanley of Montana was desperate to get rid of a loose tooth.

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CALVIN STANLEY: My name is Calvin, and this is the Montana tooth pull.

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