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How The 2016 Candidates Are Getting Their Money, In 1 Infographic

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:22am

Some candidates are more dependent on their superPACs and millionaires, while others are turning most to small donors. See where the candidates line up based on their donations.

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Diet Cig, 'Dinner Date'

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:20am

In the video for this grungy pop song, Alex Luciano absolutely crushes every dude at arm wrestling.

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Eskimeaux: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:15am

There's lighthearted, almost childlike beauty in the way Gabrielle Smith puts words to song. Here, she performs a few of Bob Boilen's favorite songs of 2015.

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Poll Finds Most Women Believe Mammograms Should Be Done Annually

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:40am

Two thirds of women disagree with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation for screening mammograms every two years starting at age 50, an NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds.

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Beirut And The Arcs To Play Back-To-Back First Listen Live Concerts In New York

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:28am

On two consecutive nights in September, we're bringing Beirut and The Arcs to stages in New York City to play songs from their new albums, and you can win tickets.

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Songs We Love: Curren$y, 'All Over'

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:18am

The New Orleans rapper joins forces with fellow Big Easy native Chase N. Cashe to create a moody cinematic track.

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Defrocked Archbishop Dies Awaiting Trial On Sex Abuse Charges

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:07am

Former Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was accused of paying for sex with children and possessing child pornography while he served as the Holy See's ambassador to Dominican Republic.

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Tropical Storm Erika Heads For Hispaniola, With Florida Still In Its Sight

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:07am

Erika unleashed heavy rains in Dominica, leaving at least four people dead. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that Erika could threaten South Florida by Monday morning.

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Top Stories: Austria Migrant Deaths; Justice Department Sued Over Fake News

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:49am

Also: A student is shot and killed at Savannah State University; Colombia and Venezuela recall ambassadors over a border dispute; and today's the final of World Air Guitar Championships in Finland.

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How Schools Are Handling An 'Overparenting' Crisis

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:18am

Two new books, The Gift of Failure and How To Raise An Adult, argue that too many children are being given too much.

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Buzz Aldrin Wants People To Be Living On Mars In 24 Years

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:10am

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, and the Florida Institute of Technology are working on a plan to colonize Mars. He'd like it to happen by the 70th anniversary of his Moon landing.

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How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:03am

Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.

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Number Of Refugees Found Dead In Austrian Truck Rises To 71

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 5:36am

Meanwhile, hundreds of other refugees were feared drowned off the coast of Libya. At least 100 bodies have been brought back to Libya.

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Segway-Riding Cameraman Knocks Over Sprinter Usain Bolt

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 5:04am

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt had just beat American Justin Gatlin in the 200 meter World Championship when a cameraman riding a Segway lost control and crashed into him. Bolt was knocked down.

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Department Of Justice Sued For Fake News Story

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:14am

The Associated Press has filed a lawsuit against the DOJ for a government sting operation in 2007 in which the FBI created a fake news story and impersonated a journalist.

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Japan's Little League Teams Train To Be Winners

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:06am

Japan's team clinched a spot in Saturday's championship games at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Their training involves strict discipline, drilling and group responsibility.

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Has A Long-Lost Nazi Train Packed With Gold Been Found In Poland?

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:06am

Officials in Poland are investigating claims that two men have discovered a Nazi-era train full of gold. Two men, who want a finder's fee, say they found it in an abandoned coal mine.

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Associated Press Files Suit; Demands FBI Arrest Records

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:06am

The Associated Press has filed suit against the Justice Department, accusing the FBI of creating fake news in order to entrap a criminal suspect. The AP is demanding more information about the ruse.

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White House Explores Regulatory Changes Regarding Business With Cuba

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:06am

A look at what the Obama administration is or could be doing to further ease travel and trade restrictions on Cuba, even without a congressional vote to end the embargo.

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After Foiled Mass Shooting, France Examines Train Safety

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 4:06am

French officials are hosting an emergency meeting on train security in Paris. Saturday's meeting follows last week's thwarted mass shooting against passengers on a high-speed train bound for Paris.

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