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Africa
10:22 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Unannounced And Unprecedented: Kerry Makes A Stop In Somalia

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Around the Nation
7:44 am
Tue May 5, 2015

For TV News Employee, Resigning Was A Piece Of Cake

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Around the Nation
7:44 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Speeder In Arizona Thankful He Wasn't Caught Going Faster

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Europe
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Skeletal Horse On Trafalgar Square's 4th Plinth Is Art And A Stock Ticker

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 6:51 am

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Middle East
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

From Israel To ISIS: How A Search For A Safe Haven Took A Wrong Turn

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 10:02 am

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Europe
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Relentless Flow Of Migrants Causes Alarm In Italy

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:44 am

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Politics
5:02 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Carson Touts Candor As A Plus For His GOP Presidential Bid

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:44 am

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Around the Nation
7:22 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Flight Student Takes Plane For A Joyride Over Las Vegas

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:32 am

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Asia
6:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

When A Caller Claims He's The Pope, Be Careful: He May Be Telling The Truth

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 10:57 am

When Franco Rabuffi's phone rang, the caller said it was Pope Francis. Mr. Rabuffi hung up the phone. It turns out that it was actually Pope Francis — which Rabuffi realized only on the caller's third try. The pope makes a habit of calling those who are suffering, and he invited Rabuffi and his wife for a meeting.

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Protesters Clash With Israeli Police Over Treatment Of Ethiopian Jews

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 5:18 pm

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Shots - Health News
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Sepsis, A Wily Killer, Stymies Doctors' Efforts To Tame It

Bob Skierski at the beach in Avalon, N.J., just hours before he fell ill and went to the hospital. He never went home.
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Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 4:37 pm

If you ran down the list of ailments that most commonly kill Americans, chances are you wouldn't think to name sepsis. But this condition, sometimes called blood poisoning, is in fact one of the most common causes of death in the hospital, killing more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.

Jennifer Rodgers learned about sepsis the way many people do — through personal experience.

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

After Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout, Fans Evaluate Boxing

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 2:02 pm

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5:04 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Kenya Threatens Again To Close Dadaab, World's Largest Refugee Camp

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:32 am

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Around the Nation
12:47 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore Reacts To State Attorney's Announcement Of Charges

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Law
11:08 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State's Attorney: Freddie Gray's Death Was A Homicide

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 12:47 pm

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Around the Nation
7:29 am
Fri May 1, 2015

South Dakota Election Settled By Dice Roll

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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World
7:17 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayor Of Turkish Capital Replaces Giant Robot Statue With T-Rex

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Does Reading Harry Potter Have An Effect On Your Behavior?

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 3:00 pm

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A famous fictional conflict in children's literature has a happier ending. Tomorrow is the day "Harry Potter" fans know as the date of the Battle of Hogwarts. And there is evidence the boy wizard's power might extend beyond the book.

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5:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 11:08 am

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