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U.S. Transfers 6 Guantánamo Detainees to Uruguay

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:54pm

The Defense Department announced Sunday that six men being held at Guantanamo Bay prison have been transferred to Uruguay. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Charlie Savage of the New York Times.

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Women Butchers Are Slicing Through The Meat World's Glass Ceiling

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:54pm

The meat industry traditionally has been a male-dominated field. But as demand for local meat grows, that's made more room for women to carve out ownership roles in the business.

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Pastor: The Way Forward In Ferguson Is Talk And Prayer

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:54pm

One way to bring black and white residents together, says Pastor Daryl Meese, is to break bread and actually talk to one another. So he started a weekly potluck at his Ferguson church.

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Chlorine Gas Leak In Chicago Disrupts 'Furries' Convention

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:22pm

At least 19 guests were treated and released at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, where several thousand people, many dressed as animal characters, were attending the annual Midwest FurFest convention.

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Liberian Businesses Reopen Their Doors, But Customers Are Wary

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:09pm

The Ebola outbreak shuttered shops, cafes and offices. As the situation eases, many have now opened again — but as restaurant owner Mama Quaye can testify, business is hardly booming.

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What Did You Learn In 2014?

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:52pm

For a year-end feature, All Things Considered wants to know one thing you learned in 2014. It can be a very small gap in your knowledge you finally filled — or a tremendous, life-changing thing.

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Syria Says Israeli Warplanes Strike Targets Near Damascus

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 1:41pm

The Syrian Observatory says the airstrikes appeared to target Hezbollah arms shipments.

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