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Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried To Lift The Veil

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

Unless you have documents, nobody listens. It's a bitter lesson learned by former NSA officials who tried to work within the system to expose what they considered unconstitutional programs.

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Some Food Producers Are Quietly Dumping GMO Ingredients

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

But even as they create GMO-free products, many of these corporations are fighting state initiatives that would require them to give consumers more information about their ingredients.

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Telecommuting Didn't Work Out For One Transplanted Worker

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

All summer, we're talking with out-of-work young adults about how they're making ends meet. Chrystina Gastlelum, 32, moved to Maine from New York City and tried to keep doing her job remotely.

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Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen.

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Piano Made Famous In 'Casablanca' Goes On Auction Block

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

The piano is a constant presence in the Humphrey Bogart film, underscoring much of the legendary bar-room dialogue. Bonhams auction house expects it to sell for over a million dollars.

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Credit Suisse Reports $770 Million Loss

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

The second-quarter figure marks the biggest loss for the bank since the 2008 financial crisis. Much of that is due to a legal settlement with U.S. tax authorities — including a $2.6 billion fine.

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Despite Growing Anger, EU Nations May Balk At Russian Sanctions

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:44am

Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.

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To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:47am

Travis Hood is raising a rare species of pig called the Red Wattle. He's part of a small but growing movement across the country to hold on to biodiversity and save heritage breeds.

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To Save These Pigs, Ky. Farmer Says We Have To Eat Them

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:47am

Travis Hood is raising a rare species of pig called the Red Wattle. He's part of a small but growing movement across the country to create more biodiversity and save heritage breeds.

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Company Says It Can Cure Your Hangover – For Up To $300 A Visit

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:35am

People waking up with a hangover often say they'd pretty much give anything to make it go away — which may explain why a new company promising to do just that is thriving in New York.

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Arkansas Razorbacks Trademark Famous Hog Call

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:06am

The famous hog call chanted by fans of the sports teams of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks is now a registered trademark owned by the school.

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Report Of Expired Meat Sparks Food Safety Scare In China

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:57am

Some American fast-food restaurants in China have stopped using meat from a supplier in Shanghai after reports that it was selling expired beef and chicken.

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How Many Frequent Flyer Miles Can You Get With A $36M Charge?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:55am

Last spring a man bought an ancient Chinese ceramic cup, sold by Sotheby's Hong Kong. The price: $36 million. But because of currency rules, he paid with his American Express card.

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After Ultimatum, Christians Flee Iraqi City En Masse

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

For the first time since the first century, there are basically no Christians left in the historic Iraqi city of Mosul.

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International Observers Work To Keep Tabs On Site Of Malaysia Jet Crash

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

At the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine, international observers are trying to keep tabs on the rebels' treatment of victims' bodies and potential evidence from the scene.

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Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional Districts

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

A judge has ruled that maps for two Florida congressional districts were drawn in a way that violates the state constitution.

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White House Faces Foreign Crises On Multiple Fronts

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

NPR's Cokie Roberts and Ari Shapiro, and Fiona Hill, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discuss the shooting down of a passenger jet in Ukraine and the Israeli military invasion of Gaza.

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Tobacco Company Told To Pay $23.6B In Lawsuit

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been hit with a $23.6 billion ruling from a lawsuit brought by a chain smoker's widow.

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Israelis Shaken Over Deaths Of Soldiers

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

In one Jerusalem suburb, some Israelis wonder whether the ground invasion will achieve the results they are looking for.

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In Gaza, Ambulances Race To Recover Dead And Wounded

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:15am

Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Egypt to push for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. There was a brief break in fighting in one area on Sunday, negotiated by the Red Cross.

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