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Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco's Housing Problems

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:30am

Some have found that renting on a nightly basis brings a lot more money than long-term leases, but people concerned about a shrinking rental market have turned to legal action and protests.

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With 50 Games Left Till Playoffs, Few MLB Teams Out Of Contention

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:10am

In the dog days of summer, Major League Baseball's regular season has nearly 50 games left. Fans have their eyes on postseason play, and every division has tight races.

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Runaway Toddler Slips Through White House Gate

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:13am

Secret Service agents scrambled and the White House was put on lock down. A spokesman joked that they do want to interrogate the young man when he learns to talk.

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Pet Owner Revives Bearded Dragon

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:11am

In Salem, Oregon, a woman discovered her lizard wasn't moving. She started chest compressions and blew air in its mouth, performing CPR on the lizard until it was revived.

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Author Fine Tunes Description Of China's Investment In Africa

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:45am

In an interview with Steve Inskeep, author Howard French comments on Steve's discussion this week with National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. and Chinese investment in Africa.

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Following 3-Day Truce, Rocket Fire Resumes In Gaza

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:04am

Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday. Israel fired back. Negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.

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West Africa's Ebola Outbreak Declared International Emergency

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

World Health Organizations officials have been meeting with disease experts and public health policymakers from around the globe about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. On Friday, the group declared the outbreak an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response.

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Kerry's Afghan Visit Aims To Smooth Disputed Election

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Secretary of State John Kerrywants the two presidential contenders to accept the results of an ongoing audit of the ballots and form a unity government by next month.

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Is It Too Early To Talk About Baseball's Pennant Races?

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

We are in the dog days of summer, and there are nearly 50 games left in Major League Baseball's regular season. As fans have their eyes on post-season play, every division has tight races.

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Turkey's Presidential Election Not Immune From Middle East Turmoil

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Turks vote Sunday in their country's first direct presidential election. The backdrop for the vote is the advance of the Islamic State in neighboring Syria and Iraq. David Greene talks to columnist Asli Aydintasbas, of the Turkish newspaper "Milliyet," about if the battle raging next door is a big issue in the election campaign.

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Obama Authorizes Targeted Strikes In Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

The latest on the Obama administrations plans to address a humanitarian crisis in Iraq. NPR Pentagon Tom Bowman discusses U-S options for action to help Iraqis trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq and the broader strategy for combating the group the Islamic State.

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Islamic Militants Surge Across Nothern Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

David Greene gets the latest on the advance of the Islamic State and the humanitarian crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan from Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a reporter for al-Monitor in Erbil.

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The Last Word In Business

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.

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Companies Don't Always Appreciate Hackers' Good Intentions

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

White-hat hackers are considered ethical because they work to discover security flaws in networks and warn the vulnerable organizations of the risks they face. But they often face great uncertainty about whether their work will be welcomed or treated as intrusive — or even unlawful.

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Business News

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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When Hackers Test For Flaws, They Might Earn Cash — Or Threats

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.

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Moview Review: 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Films that mix food and romance have become a staple of recent movie-making. The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring Helen Mirren, is the latest example.

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LA Archbishop Gomez Wants U.S. Opened To More Immigrants

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Jose Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles — he was born in Mexico, and became an American citizen a few years ago. Steve Inskeep talks to Gomez about his views on U.S. immigration policy.

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Remembering The Emotional Fallout From Nixon's Resignation

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.

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Jury: Mich. Man Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 4:18am

The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.

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