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NPR Story
5:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Justice Department's Civil Rights Division To Get Interim Leader

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 12:32 pm

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President Obama has filled a politically sensitive job at the Justice Department.

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When the department examines voter ID laws the job falls to its civil rights division.

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NPR Story
5:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Ebola Virus Takes Center Stage In Washington

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 12:32 pm

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This almost never happens; President Obama has canceled travel plans. He famously holds to his schedule while managing urgent news, but he will stay in Washington, we're told, to oversee the response to Ebola.

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Race
5:34 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Black Students Gather At Harvard To Watch 'Dear White People'

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 12:32 pm

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Book News & Features
9:18 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Get To Know The Finalists For The 2014 National Book Award

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Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

The National Book Awards shortlists — for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature — were announced Wednesday on Morning Edition by Mitchell Kaplan, co-founder of Miami Book Fair International and former president of the American Booksellers Association. Read more about each of the finalists below.

Media
7:17 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Software Error Causes Nielsen Rating Mistake

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

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Around the Nation
7:17 am
Wed October 15, 2014

113-Year-Old Woman Lies About Her Age So She Can Join Facebook

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

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Book News & Features
5:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

National Book Award Finalists To Be Announced

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

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NPR Story
5:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Football Players In Sayreville, N.J., Charged In Sexual Assault

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 6:45 pm

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Europe
5:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Ahead Of Iran Nuclear Talks, Kerry Meets With Russia's Lavrov

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

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Politics
5:01 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Fractures Within Alliance May Hamper U.S. Campaign Against ISIS

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 2:18 pm

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