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Europe
4:20 am
Wed September 10, 2014

German Waiter Trained To Carry 27 Beer Steins

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3:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Shakey Cease-Fire Manages To Hold In Ukraine

Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 6:01 am

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3:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Americans Renew Their Love For Butter

Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 6:01 am

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We now continue our coverage of the butter shortage. OK, a possible butter shortage. If you're lucky enough to have some, slather it on your toast and settle in for this encore presentation of a story from NPR's Weekend Edition by NPR's Allison Aubrey.

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3:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Ray Rice Video Sets Off Barrage Of Conversations

Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 6:01 am

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3:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

NYC Condo Sells Parking Spots For $1 Million

Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 6:01 am

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3:03 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Big Money On The Line In Dollar Stores' Merger Attempts

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Around the Nation
5:08 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Human Candidate Runs In N.H. Primary

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 6:11 am

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David Montenegro made news in 2012.

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THE KILLERS: (Singing) Are we human or are we dancers?

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History
4:54 am
Tue September 9, 2014

U.S. Flag's History Inspire Mixologists To Get Creative

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 8:38 am

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3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Senate Moves Forward In Bid To Limit Campaign Funds

People stand with signs on Capitol Hill as Senate and House Democrats called for an amendment to the Constitution aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 6:11 am

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to debate a proposed constitutional amendment that would let Congress and the states put caps on political spending. But that's probably the high-water mark for the amendment.

When Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) called the vote tally, it looked like a big win for advocates of the constitutional amendment: 79 ayes, 18 nays. That's a dozen votes more than the 67-vote majority needed to actually move the amendment out of the Senate and over to the House.

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3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After New Video Surfaces

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 6:11 am

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Health
3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Researchers Aim For Wider Genetic Screening For Breast Cancer

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3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Hailo YouTube Ad Points Out Uber's High Rates

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 6:11 am

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3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

More Bad Luck For Atlantic City's Economy

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 9:20 am

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3:06 am
Tue September 9, 2014

In Some Jobs, Past Achievements May Work Against Female Workers

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 7:14 pm

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Around the Nation
5:56 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Military Couple Decides To Settle Down

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Sports
5:56 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Yankees' Derek Jeter Answers Reporter's Phone

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Kroger Policy Attracts Pro And Anti-Gun Advocates

Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 11:55 am

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Ex-Envoy Mitchell Urges U.S. To Maintain Mideast Leadership Role

Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 5:56 am

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

More Than Military Force Needed To Ending Fighting In Anbar

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

With U.S. Open Win, Serena Williams Celebrates 18th Grand Slam

Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 5:56 am

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Obama To Address Nation On Strategy Against Islamic State

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Invention Allows You To Brush Your Hair And Take A Selfie

Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 5:56 am

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3:03 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Electrolux To Buy General Electric's Appliance Business

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World
8:58 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Ukraine Says It Reached A Cease-Fire Deal With Separatists

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 10:17 am

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Around the Nation
4:33 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Afraid Of Twerking, Vermont High School Cancels Dance

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 8:58 am

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Europe
4:28 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Students Mistakenly Given Answers To Exam

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 8:58 am

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3:02 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Hundreds Of Chechens Join ISIS, Including Group's No. 2 Leader

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 8:58 am

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We have a reminder this morning that while the Islamic State, the militants known as ISIS, burst into the headlines only recently, they have been growing in force for years. Their anger shaped by conflicts of the past.

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3:02 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Run-Up To Midterm Elections Overshadowed By Other News

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 8:58 am

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3:02 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Pinterest Email Blast Misses Intended Audience

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 8:58 am

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And today's Last Word In Business - here comes the bride.

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Economy
3:02 am
Fri September 5, 2014

How Close Is The Economy To Full Employment?

Originally published on Fri September 5, 2014 9:55 am

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