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Syrian Babies Born To Refugees Face A Future In Limbo

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 5:01am

Syrians have flooded into neighboring countries and now they are having babies. But the children are not receiving citizenship from either Syria or the country where they are born.

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FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Tel Aviv

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:27pm

The Federal Aviation Administration worked with other agencies to reassess the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets at Israel's main airport.

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Ariz. Governor Orders Review After Execution Lasts 2 Hours

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:04pm

Death row inmate Joseph Wood took nearly two hours to die by lethal injection. Robert Siegel speaks with reporter Tucson News Now reporter Mauricio Marin about the execution and related legal battles.

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Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly Two Hours

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:54pm

Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood's attorney says.

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Democrats Make New Bid To Require Donor Transparency

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:04pm

The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.

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Campaign Finance Transparency Bill Gets Chilly Reception In Senate

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:56pm

The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.

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Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:14pm

A new book claims the organic label can't be trusted, especially on food that's imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.

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Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela's Vertical Slum

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:07pm

The half-finished skyscraper in Caracas, home to thousands of poor residents, is being emptied. The tower made an appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

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A Rational Conversation: The Sound Of TDE's Success

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:42pm

One of the biggest and developing stories in hip-hop is the Los Angeles label Top Dawg Entertainment. The company employs an in-house production team responsible for its best and best-loved songs.

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Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:37pm

Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.

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Episode 555: Why Is The Milk In The Back Of The Store?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:25pm

Today on the show, two big theories to answer a little question: Why is the milk in the back of the store?

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Common Ground Between Iraq's Rebels May Be Crumbling

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:14pm

The radical Islamic State and former associates of Saddam Hussein have fought together against Iraq's government. But the fault lines between the unlikely partners are beginning to show.

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Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:08pm

Around the U.S., food assistance agencies are trying to come up with new ways to feed hungry kids in the summer. In Hopkins County, Ky., they're using mobile vans to take food to where kids live.

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Insurance For Fake Identities The Latest Skirmish Over Obamacare

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:06pm

Republicans say a sting in which false identities were used to sign up for health care has revealed a major problem. Democrats question the premise that people would try to steal insurance.

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Federal Health Exchange Stays Busy After Open Enrollment Ends

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:52pm

Federal data, obtained by ProPublica under the Freedom of Information Act, show that nearly 1 million insurance transactions have taken place since the middle of April.

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Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:29pm

The Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler, a former doctor, is known as a literate and introspective musician. But then he wondered how his brainy musings would translate to music for the body.

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Confusion With A Chance Of Clarity: Your Weather Questions, Answered

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:19pm

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read letters from listeners about the percentages used in weather forecasts.

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'Tahrir Harassment' Trials End In Sexual Assault Convictions

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:16pm

Sexual assault convictions have been handed down to some Egyptian men, after several women were attacked during celebrations for incoming President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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N.Y. Man's Death Prompts Police Introspection On Use Of Force

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:13pm

Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.

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Kerry Claims Progress In Gaza Cease-Fire Talks

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:08pm

Secretary of State John Kerry met separately Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to ease tensions in the Gaza Strip.

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