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NPR Presents Water±

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:03am

A live storytelling experience about nature's most precious and destructive force.

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Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:02am

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.

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NPR Presents Family Matters: Your Financial Lifetime

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:02am

An unconventional discussion about saving for college, home ownership, retirement and your financial lifetime.

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Series

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:01am

Information about our series

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Stations

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:01am

Throughout the fall, NPR Presents has collaborated with over one dozen member stations over three different shows.

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Ticket Page

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am

Tickets for events here

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About NPR Presents

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:58am

Every story deserves its own stage, and every story will get just that.

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Turning 21? Here's How To Avoid A Big Hike In Health Premiums

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:52am

Coming of age can also mean a whopping 58 percent jump in the cost of your insurance. Shop carefully to pick a plan that strikes the right balance between benefits and cost.

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Ferguson Docs: What The Witnesses Saw

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:32am

The big question in this case is whether police officer Darren Wilson felt threatened and whether Michael Brown had his hands up. Witnesses differ on what they say they saw.

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WAMU's Bandwidth Presents: Cass McCombs

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:03am

The enigmatic, nomadic singer-songwriter performs "Angel Blood" live in the studio.

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Thought Bubbles And One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:23am

Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.

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Ferguson Docs: Officer Darren Wilson's Testimony

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:52am

Wilson told a grand jury in September that Michael Brown punched him twice in the face and "the third once could be fatal if he hit me right." The grand jury declined to charge him in Brown's death.

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Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:49am

The famous upright went to auction on Monday in New York. It came with a signed photograph of actor Humphrey Bogart who played Sam, and with the old wad of chewing gum found under the keyboard.

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Ferguson Docs: How The Grand Jury Reached A Decision

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:41am

The grand jury was presented with hours of testimony and thousands of pages of documents. Their job was to decide if there was enough probable cause to bring charges against officer Darren Wilson.

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Hotel Looking For Guests With Social Media Clout

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:41am

The luxury hotel in Stockholm will let you stay for free if you have 2,000 friends on Facebook, or 100,000 fans on Instagram.

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Clashes, Protests In Ferguson, Mo., Following Grand Jury's Decision

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:01am

St. Louis County's police chief said the unrest was "much worse" than the violence in August, when officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, 18. A grand jury declined to indict Wilson.

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Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.

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