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Israeli Jews Divided Over Right To Visit Jerusalem Holy Site

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:59am

Israeli policy bars Jews from praying on a hilltop spot sacred to both Muslims and Jews. But some Israeli Jews aren't sure they should even be allowed to set foot on what they call the Temple Mount.

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Chicago Or Cleveland: Whose Teams Had More Downs Than Ups?

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:50am

Commentator Frank Deford ponders which city has had the worst luck in sports. It's hard to decide whether Cub fans or Cleveland fans deserve the most sympathy for their years of cheering on futility.

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Famous Paintings Sell For Millions At Auction, But The Artist Gets Zero

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:49am

Unlike novelists and musicians, visual artists don't get royalties for their work. New legislation aims to fix this by taxing public sales, but auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's oppose the idea.

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How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:47am

There's more than one way to make color, nature tells us. And more than one way to use it to your own advantage.

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Injured Pedestrian Cited For Jaywalking

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 5:49am

Police in New Jersey say the man was drinking and wandered into the road.

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Just In Time For The Holidays: A Life-Size T. Rex Replica

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 5:42am

The replica, nicknamed Stan, is for sale in the Hammacher Schlemmer Christmas catalog. It costs $100,000.

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Top U.S. General In Afghanistan: The Afghan Army Can Hold Its Own

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:24am

Gen. John Campbell leads the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. On Veterans Day, he offers his assessment of the war as the U.S. winds down its presence and hands over responsibility to the Afghans.

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Movement To Repeal Switchblade Bans Sharpens Its Point

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:07am

Gun-rights advocates have enjoyed recent victories, and made it easier to buy and carry firearms in many states. A campaign has sprung up to ease restrictions on a different weapon: switchblades.

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Study Shows Long-Term Benefits Of Welfare Program

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:07am

Data from the Mothers Pension Program, launched at the turn of the 20th century, finds benefits on education, income and longevity. It's the first to document benefits over the span of a century.

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Tired Of Being There, Is Why Teens Broke Out Of Tenn. Facility

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:07am

Officials are still investigating how 32 teenagers broke out of the state's highest-security juvenile detention center in September. The breakout cast a harsh spotlight on the troubled facility.

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U.S., China To Do Away With Tariffs On Some Tech Products

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:07am

Obama announced at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that the U.S. and China reached an "understanding" that will lead to expanding goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement.

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Visa Change With China Designed To Help U.S. Economy

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 4:07am

The U.S. and China are easing visa rules for each other's citizens. It's a reciprocal agreement that President Obama says will benefit everyone — from students, to tourists, to businesses.

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Tech Star Wants To Make Diversity Plug-And-Play For Silicon Valley

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:36am

Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company Brands, and J.J. McCorvey, a writer at Fast Company, discuss the tech industry's diversity problem.

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Veterans Voices Multitracked, Overdubbed, Amplified Through An Actor

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:35am

A new multimedia stage production, led by a Juilliard composer and an Iraq veteran who took up acting, hopes to help struggling soldiers battle their post-traumatic stress.

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Medical Experts Look For New Ways To Test Ebola Drugs

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:35am

Can you run a clinical trial without a placebo group? That's one of the questions facing researchers in West Africa.

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43 On 41: A President Traces The Life Of His Father

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:33am

Former President George W. Bush sits down with host David Greene to discuss his new book, "41," a biography of his father and fellow former President George H.W. Bush.

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A Marine's Parents' Story: Their Memories That You Should Hear

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:32am

Sylvia and Ron McHone of Crystal Lake, Ill., knew the news was not good when Marines came to their door after 10 o'clock at night in 2012. This is their story.

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These Bookish Millennials Make Memes Worth Reading Into

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:32am

From a spoof of Kanye West's "Bound 2" (called "Hardcover Bound 2") to click-bait classic novel titles, millennials are proving that smart content and Internet frippery aren't mutually exclusive.

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Researchers To Attempt Robotic Landing On Comet's Surface

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:30am

Putting a probe on a comet's surface would be a first for mankind. But it doesn't look like it will be easy.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:03am

Download a free sampler of tunes hand-selected by our panel of public-radio hosts, including new music from Oil Boom, Damien Rice, Melody's Echo Chamber and Lost Midas.

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