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Business
6:49 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Vinyl's Comeback Keeps Record Pressers Busy

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Dozens Die After Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal

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Media
5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Facebook Debuts Instant News Articles From News Organizations

Originally published on Wed May 13, 2015 7:58 am

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This item just popped up in our newsfeed - Facebook's latest move to be your prime destination on the Internet.

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5:07 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Subscriptions We No Longer Need: Do You Still Have An AOL Account?

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 1:59 pm

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Business
9:33 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:11 am

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Business
7:48 am
Tue May 12, 2015

IKEA Offers Breakfast In Bed

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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Asia
7:06 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Hong Kong Shoppers Watch A Pig Fly — Or, Rather, Fall From Above

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 10:18 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Sold Out Grateful Dead Chicago Concerts Attract High-End Scalpers

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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GRATEFUL DEAD: (Singing) I set out running, but I'll take my time. A friend of the devil is a friend of mine.

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5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Venezuela Faces Crime Epidemic

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 1:24 pm

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NPR Story
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Kerry Flies To Russia To Discuss Ukraine, Syria Conflicts With Putin

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

NFL QB Tom Brady Will Sit Out 4 Games For Deflated Balls Scandal

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 12:54 pm

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Television
5:09 am
Tue May 12, 2015

Fox Announces 'American Idol' To End After 15 Seasons

Originally published on Tue May 12, 2015 8:12 am

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OK, never mind the national political stage. Americans are pausing to mark the passing of a different national stage.

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Around the Nation
7:39 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Pepper Spray Thwarts Robbery Attempt

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Around the Nation
7:25 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Phillies Fan Catches Foul Ball With Son Strapped To His Chest

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Asia
5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Human Traffickers Victimize Fleeing Muslims In Myanmar

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 3:06 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Ebola Outbreak Is Over In Liberia, Continues In Sierra Leone, Guinea

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 8:30 pm

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5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

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Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 5:58 pm

"United we stand, divided we shall fall."

Ladysmith Black Mambazo's latest song, with Malian singer Salif Keita, is a plea for peace in South Africa, which has been grappling with the fallout from deadly violence against immigrants from other parts of Africa.

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5:05 am
Mon May 11, 2015

Courier Strike In Berlin Keeps ATMs From Being Replenished

Originally published on Mon May 11, 2015 10:45 am

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Politics
8:00 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Senate OKs Congressional Oversight Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 9:47 am

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