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Remembrances
10:12 am
Thu November 27, 2014

For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

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Europe
4:15 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Unknowingly, British Farmer Uses Priceless Dagger As Doorstop

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Europe
4:15 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Passengers Push Plane In Below Freezing Weather

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Around the Nation
3:05 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Marine Sgt. Kelly Brown Trains For Front-Line Combat Role

Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:12 am

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2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Astronauts Will Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner In Space

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And now this - Thanksgiving in space. This year, two American astronauts will be celebrating the holiday aboard the International Space Station. As NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports, Thanksgiving in orbit has its pros and cons.

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2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Shakespeare Folio Found In Small-Town French Library

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2:42 am
Thu November 27, 2014

3 NFL Games On Tap To Satisfy Thanksgiving Football Fans

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Originally published on Thu November 27, 2014 10:32 am

There are three traditional Fs that highlight the Thanksgiving holiday: family, food and football. Today's three NFL games are each between division rivals, and all the teams are battling for a playoff spot.

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Around the Nation
6:15 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofurkey

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Animals
6:15 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Dog Keeps Up With Athletes, Gets Adopted

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NPR Story
3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Why Fed Officials Are Concerned About Too Little Inflation

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NPR Story
3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

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3:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:15 am

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Around the Nation
5:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news from "Casablanca."

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INGRID BERGMAN: (As Isla) Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake.

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Europe
5:01 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Hotel Looking For Guests With Social Media Clout

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3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 6:02 am

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Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, crowded terminals, little personal space. It is the busiest travel week of the year. Here's NPR's David Schaper.

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3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 8:57 am

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3:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

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U.S.
11:02 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down. President Obama made the announcement in an East Room appearance minutes ago.

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U.S.
8:29 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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Asia
6:41 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hospital 'Shocks' Fathers-To-Be

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Europe
5:25 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Polish Town Thinks Winnie The Pooh Needs A Pair Of Pants

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 11:02 am

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Facing A Monday Deadline, Iran's Nuclear Talks Are Extended

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Ferguson Clergy Appeal For Calm Ahead Of Grand Jury's Decision

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3:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

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Politics
8:54 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 10:46 am

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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.

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Around the Nation
6:15 am
Fri November 21, 2014

GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 10:46 am

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Europe
4:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 12:12 pm

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Sports
4:21 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 10:46 am

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Politics
3:27 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 10:46 am

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All through this morning we're looking at President Obama's immigration speech. Last night the president looked at the camera. He made good on his pledge to bypass Congress and pursue immigration reform by executive action.

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