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8:56 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Attempt To Get More People On Board With Organ Donation Backfires

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Around the Nation
7:24 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Leader Of Turkmenistan Honors Himself With A Statue

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Europe
7:24 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Wedding Agency Offers Couples A Ride In Armored Personnel Carrier

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5:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Are Motorists Paying Attention To The Takata Air Bag Recall?

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5:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Sen. Sanders Launches Longshot Presidential Campaign In Vermont

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5:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Officials Of Soccer's Governing Board Arrested On Corruption Charges

Originally published on Wed May 27, 2015 2:16 pm

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5:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Raging Flood Waters Do A Number On Wimberly, Texas

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5:04 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Relentless Cable Mogul John Malone Works Behind The Scenes

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Media
9:02 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Charter To Pay $78B For Time Warner Cable

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Animals
6:45 am
Tue May 26, 2015

British Cities Act To Protect Ducks With Their Own Lanes

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Around the Nation
5:18 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Artist Makes Money Off Of Other People's Instagram Photos

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5:18 am
Tue May 26, 2015

As Wells Dry Up, Calif. County Aims To Streamline Solutions For Water

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Music News
5:18 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Originally published on Wed May 27, 2015 8:52 am

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

Fake Killer Whale To Ward Off Sea Lions

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Europe
7:01 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Italian Bakery Confuses Birthday Cake Order

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Asia
5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

Malaysian Police Discover 139 Graves; May Contain Migrants' Remains

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5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

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

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The actress and comedian Anne Meara has died at the age of 85. She became famous as one half of the comedy team Stiller and Meara. Here's NPR's Bob Mondello.

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5:03 am
Mon May 25, 2015

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

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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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Television
7:32 am
Fri May 22, 2015

CBS Trashes David Letterman's 'Late Show' Set

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