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Citizen Evidence Lab Separates Truth From Fiction In Viral Videos

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:34am

When a grainy video of human rights abuse goes viral, how do you know it's real? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christoph Koettl, of the Citizen Evidence Lab, which helps users verify videos and photos.

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A Closer Look At A World In Crisis

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:34am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the confluence of global crises taking place around the world.

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Israel And Hamas Pause While Kerry Negotiates In Paris

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:34am

NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza, where a temporary ceasefire is in effect.

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Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:34am

Newly-released love letters from President Warren Harding to his mistress make some wonder whether she was trying to influence foreign policy. NPR's Scott Simon talks to historian Jim Robenalt.

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Congress Leaves Town Next Week, But Will Anyone Notice?

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:34am

Next week is Congress's last before summer recess, which is often when a flurry of bills are pushed through Congress. This year, not so much, NPR's Ron Elving tells NPR's Scott Simon.

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When Cities Become Science, Where Does Art Fit In?

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:23am

As big data pushes us toward a full-blown quantitative science of cities, a unique project in Rochester, New York, has commentator Adam Frank appreciating the role of public art in urban living.

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Dueling Markets Show Native American Art Is Big Business

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 5:34am

The Santa Fe Indian Market returns to New Mexico in August for the 93rd time. But this time, there's competition — a new event showcasing Native American artists has set up shop down the street.

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The Devil Makes Three, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 5:23am

The California trio plays acoustic string-band music with boozy aggression and unhinged intensity. The Devil Makes Three performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25.

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Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 5:17am

Collaborators Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer's album Child Ballads includes early traditional folk songs that still feel accessible. They performed on Friday at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

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Former CIA Officials Denied Chance To Preview 'Torture' Report

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 2:36am

The report, along with a CIA rebuttal, is the most detailed accounting of a set of controversial interrogation, rendition and detention practices the CIA carried out after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Suspect In Philadelphia Hospital Shooting Had History Of Gun Arrests

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:28am

The alleged shooter had at least four gun arrests, along with assault and drug charges, according to police and court records.

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The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 9:52pm

Israel's military has been the dominant Middle East force since the 1967 war. Yet for the third time in a decade, the army is bogged down in a protracted fight with Islamist militants.

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Video: Haboob, A Huge Dust Storm, Hits Phoenix Area

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:22pm

The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Today's storm hit in time to complicate the Friday afternoon commute.

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Israel And Hamas Reportedly Agree To 12-Hour Truce

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:51pm

The truce would allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it's needed, officials say. It would reportedly begin Saturday morning.

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From Steel to Leather: An Entrepreneur's Story

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:04pm

In college, Ralphy Dominguez was a straight-A student, a natural leathersmith and a drug kingpin. His knack for business led to a $2 million cocaine ring and ended in a 3-year stint in federal prison.

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How to Succeed When You Return from Prison

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:04pm

Host Maria Hinojosa talks with Rossana Rosado, member of the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration, about how former inmates can succeed when they come home.

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A Postcard from Exodus

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:04pm

We take you to the Exodus Transitional Community in New York City, where former inmates try to build new lives after leaving prison.

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Prediction

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:01pm

Our panelists predict what will be the next shocking piece of good news to get us through the week.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:01pm

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 6:01pm

Bill reads three news-related limericks: Dork Duds; Icing on the Aerosol; Frequent Crier Miles.

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