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Europe
7:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Underground Beer Pipeline Solves Traffic Issue

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Europe
7:17 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Slot Machine Win Helps Man Avoid Prison

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The Two-Way
10:40 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a Sept. 4 news conference at the Justice Department in Washington.
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Originally published on Fri September 26, 2014 8:29 am

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Eric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.

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Around the Nation
7:14 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Harpist Finds Zoo's Primates A Captive Audience

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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Space
6:37 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Robot Spacecraft Strike Up Martian Friendship

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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Research News
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

New York City police officers stand guard in Times Square earlier this month after a blog affiliated with the so-called Islamic State militants mentioned the area as a target for bombing.
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Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 5:00 pm

Protests in Ferguson and New York this summer rekindled an old debate about how American police use force.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

U.S.-Led Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIS' Oil Refineries

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Ground Forces Needed To Play A Role In Strategy Against ISIS

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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Here's what the U.S. has used against ISIS - or ISIL - an air offensive with powerful weapons and allies.

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Here's what the U.S. has not built up against ISIS in Syria - any credible ground force.

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Children's Health
5:05 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Respiratory Disease Affects Hundreds Of U.S. Kids

Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 12:26 pm

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World
1:31 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Obama Challenges U.N. To Confront World's Conflicts

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