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Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:30am

The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.

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As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:28am

U.S. combat troops will be gone by year's end and Afghanistan is still trying to sort out its presidential election. The Taliban, meanwhile, have launched some of their largest offensives in years.

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Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:30am

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining the boutique investment bank Moelis & Company. The Virginia Republican was unexpectedily defeated in a June primary.

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of August

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:33am

Check out our favorite dance tracks from the past month, featuring a new anthem from Recondite and some not-so-Basic House from the founder of Opal Tapes.

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FBI, Apple Investigate Claims Nude Celebrity Photos Posted Online

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:32am

The FBI is looking into allegations that online accounts of several celebrities had been hacked. Apple says it is determining whether its online photo-sharing service had been hacked.

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U.S. Military Forces Targeted Extremist Network In Somalia

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:10am

A day after an Islamic-extremist group launched an attack in Somalia, U.S. military forces have struck back. A Pentagon spokesman says the results of the operation are being assessed.

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NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 9:49pm

NATO leaders are expected this week to set up a rapid-response force to defend against potential Russian aggression.

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Golf Course Provides Oasis For Low-Income Kids

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

All summer long, kids from a gritty neighborhood in Providence, R.I., have been escaping to a golf course and driving range carved out of a vacant lot. At Button Hole, a new generation is learning golf for a dollar a game.

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On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Guitarist Joe Beck said he thought of the guitar as a six-piece band. Music reviewer Tom Moon says that's exactly how Beck's music sounds: layers of overlapping ideas. He reviews Beck's posthumous release, "Get Me Joe Beck."

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As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Thousands of employees lost their casino jobs with the closure of the Showboat and Revel casinos in Atlantic City. This is the latest development in a painful transition for Atlantic City, which faces greater competition for gamblers from neighboring states.

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Analyst: Response To Russian Incursion Will Be 'Defining Moment' For NATO

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

President Obama heads to Europe this week to take part in the NATO summit. The alliance is weighing how to respond to Russia's incursions into Ukraine.

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Tony Stewart Returns To The NASCAR Track

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Audie Cornish talks with USA Today reporter Nate Ryan about Tony Stewart's return to NASCAR racing for the first time since fellow driver Kevin Ward was killed.

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Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year, and it can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot titled "Dead Aim."

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Doing The Hard Work Of Becoming A 'Real Man'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

The process of becoming a man isn't always an easy one, but poet Saeed Jones says that reading Real Man Adventures by T Cooper, can make the journey more joyful.

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40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Four decades after Studs Terkel's famous collection of oral histories was published, Radio Diaries revives one of his interviews with Helen Moog, an Ohio taxi driver and grandmother of five.

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Why Do We Blindly Sign Terms Of Service Agreements?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Audie Cornish talks with University of Chicago Law School professor Omri Ben-Shahar about terms of service agreements for software and websites.

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Obama Touts Economic Gains At Labor Day Event

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

President Obama traveled to Milwaukee on Monday to attend a Labor Day rally. NPR's Scott Horsley talks with Audie Cornish about the president's speech.

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Ebola Outbreak Takes Toll On Africa's Health Workers

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.

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Economic Impact Of Ebola Crisis Spreads Across Africa

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:07pm

Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.

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First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:00pm

Plant's 10th solo album lovingly layers elements in ways that mirror memory, creating new constructs from floating shards of the musical past.

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