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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:39am

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:36am

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:10am

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.

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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 6:10am

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:48am

Police received word about possible sympathizers to the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Balloons read: IS. The balloons actually read: 21. They were for a 21st birthday party.

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:32am

You may have heard of cat cafes — a spot where you can have coffee and play with resident cats. And now in the South Korean capital Seoul, there's a sheep cafe.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:24am

Endless preliminary motions, official shenanigans and a lack of legal precedent have mired the recently created war court in fitful proceedings. It could be years before the case ever goes to trial.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:24am

Greece has been renegotiating its bailout deal with the European Union. The man guiding the country is new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. A few years ago he was working for a video game company.

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Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

At the heart of the dispute is an Obama administration effort to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to derail it.

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U.S. Steps Up Commitment To Fight Malaria

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a six-year extension of a program to combat malaria around the globe.

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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.

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Dori Maynard, Journalism Diversity Advocate, Dies At 56

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Dori Maynard died Tuesday after a battle with lung cancer. Since 2001, she headed the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, which was founded by her father in 1977.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Fisherman In Missing Fish Case

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

What's a tangible object? That question was at the crux of a case about whether a law aimed at preventing document shredding could be applied to other objects — including fish.

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Flying Over Paris

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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