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5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Why Turkish Motorists Can't Get A Break On Gas Prices

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 2:56 pm

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Low oil prices have led to low gas prices in the United States, but not in Turkey, where gas is about $10 per gallon. Why would that be? We find out now from NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Amtrak Train Derailment Highlights Delays Installing Safety Controls

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Proposal Would Curb Police Department's Use Of Militarized Gear

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 3:03 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Obama Touts New Jersey City's Success In Policing Efforts

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 3:00 pm

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Europe
6:36 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Motorist Uses Fountain As A Free Car Wash

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Politics
6:15 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Romney, Putin In Action Over The Weekend

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Asia
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Rohingya Migrants Left Out At Sea, No Country Will Allow Them Ashore

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 6:05 pm

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Iraq
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

ISIS Takes Control Of Ramadi, Key Iraqi City

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Around the Nation
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Amtrak Victims Remembered During Memorial Service

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Amtrak trains are running again between Philadelphia and New York. The line was closed for almost a week after a passenger train derailed. Last night, people paused in Philadelphia to remember the dead as NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

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Analysis
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Politics In The News: Republican Presidential Field Gets Crowded

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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We're joined next, as we are most Mondays, by someone who always has a blast on the radio, Cokie Roberts. Hi, Cokie.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve. That's true (laughter).

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Research News
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

How TV Show Finales Affect The Stock Market

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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So what happens now now that "Mad Men" is over? This is a real question that researchers have studied, and NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam is here to tell us about it. Hi, Shankar.

SHANKAR VEDANTAM, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.

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Around the Nation
7:57 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Political Science Professor's Name Added To Presidential Survey

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Around the Nation
7:30 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Despite Listeria Warnings Recalled Ice Cream Shows Up Online

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 4:34 pm

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5:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Network's Fall TV Shows Embrace Diverse Casts

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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5:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Garner Case Behind Him, Donovan Takes Oath Of Office In Congress

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 7:57 am

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Around the Nation
8:05 am
Thu May 14, 2015

A First: City Council In Austin, Texas, Has A Majority Of Women

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Around the Nation
7:19 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Police Say Mass. Man Went 'All Davy Crockett' On Bear

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 8:05 am

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Around the Nation
5:22 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Safety Is The First Responsibility, Former Railroad Engineer Says

Originally published on Thu May 14, 2015 3:58 pm

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