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NPR Story
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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NPR Story
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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NPR Story
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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NPR Story
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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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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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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Around the Nation
7:29 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Lesson Learned: Don't Leave Leave Ammo Near A Hungry Dog

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:22 am

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Sports
7:24 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Shaq Encourages Fans To Meme His Fall

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:22 am

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Solar Airplane To Attempt Risky Flight Over The Pacific

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:22 am

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Fri May 8, 2015

N.H. Gov. Hassan Unlikely To Back Decriminalizing Small Amount Of Pot

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:22 am

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NPR Story
5:04 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Casinos Bet On Change After Younger Players Ignore 'Boring' Slot Machines

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 8:28 am

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Around the Nation
6:27 am
Thu May 7, 2015

First Responders To Kansas Crash Included Cowboys

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 7:58 am

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Around the Nation
6:08 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Boston Marathon Runner Finds Mystery Man She Smooched

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 7:58 am

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NPR Story
5:38 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Bollywood Star Sentenced To Prison In Hit-And-Run Case

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 2:22 pm

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It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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And I'm David Greene. Salman Khan is one of the biggest movie stars in India. He played a police officer in a series of blockbuster action movies called "Dabangg."

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