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As Antibiotic Resistance Spreads, WHO Plans Strategy To Fight It

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:32am

The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.

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Charter To Pay $78B For Time Warner Cable

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 8:02am

The deal comes after federal regulators killed the proposed merger between Time Warner and Comcast. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with correspondent Jim Zarroli for more details on the proposed deal.

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British Cities Act To Protect Ducks With Their Own Lanes

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:44am

In London, Manchester and other British cities, those strolling and biking along urban canals have to make way for ducks. White lines mark the new lanes with sprayed on silhouettes of ducks.

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Artist Makes Money Off Of Other People's Instagram Photos

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:16am

Richard Prince has a new exhibit in New York called "New Portraits." Is it steeling when he uses other people's Instagram photos? Prince has been challenged in the past and won.

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As Wells Dry Up, Calif. County Aims To Streamline Solutions For Water

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

The lack of rain has hit all of California hard, but perhaps no place more than Tulare County an hour south of Fresno. It's home to 60 percent of the residential wells that have gone dry in the state.

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Heavy Rotation: 'Hard Time' By Seinabo Sey

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Each month for our series Heavy Rotation, public radio music stations name a favorite song. Carmel Holt of WFUV in New York talks about her choice: the song "Hard Time" by Swedish artist Seinabo Sey.

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U.S. Citizen Stranded In Yemen Sues State Department

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Several Yemeni-American men report being stranded temporarily in Yemen after the U.S. seized their passports. They say the government accused them of fraud and forced them to sign false confessions.

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Md. Episcopal Diocese Chooses Replacement For Defrocked Bishop

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

The Episcopal diocese of Maryland has chosen an assistant bishop to replace a former bishop who is accused of killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident, while driving drunk and texting. The new bishop, is a recovering alcoholic who counsels those struggling with addiction. Renee Montagne talks to the Right Reverend Chilton Knudsen, who has made addiction counseling a key part of her ministry.

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Berlusconi Hopes Social Media Will Aid In His Political Comeback

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Italy holds regional elections on Sunday. Trying to make a comeback is scandal-plagued former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. This time around, he has discovered social media as a campaign tool.

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Canada Cuts Down On Red Tape. Could It Work In The U.S.?

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Canada says it's the first country with a law that eliminates one regulation for every new measure that's adopted. The One-for-One Rule is designed to ease the burden on businesses.

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Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Measure Preventing Local Fracking Bans

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Oklahoma's governor is deciding whether to sign a bill that prevents communities from banning fracking and other oil and gas activity. Lawmakers were spooked by a voter-approved fracking ban in Texas.

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'Desired Effect' Reveals How Important Family Is To Rocker Brandon Flowers

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Brandon Flowers is the frontman for the band the Killers, and he makes his own music in between albums his group puts out. David Greene talks to Flowers about his new solo album: "The Desired Effect."

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How Partitioned Grocery Carts Can Help Shoppers Buy Healthier Foods

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Eating healthy is easier said than done. Same with buying healthy food. Research finds that putting in partitions in grocery carts can increase the likelihood shoppers buy healthy fruits and veggies.

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Former Texas Gov. Perry Prepares To Announce Presidential Bid

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:03am

Haunted by memories of his debate debacle four years ago, Rick Perry says he's healthier and better prepared this time. Last week, the Republican was in Iowa drumming up support for another campaign.

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A Special Focus On Caring For Vets At The End Of Their Lives

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:25am

Caring for the nation's veterans when they are dying can be a complex task, but the Army and the VA are working to help them.

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Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:24am

The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

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Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:23am

State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

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With Live Video Apps Like Periscope, Life Becomes Even Less Private

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:22am

Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.

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Fake Killer Whale To Ward Off Sea Lions

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 6:11am

Terry Buzzard built a life-size orca to promote his whale-watching cruise business. Buzzard told KING-TV that the mock orca will be put to use scaring off sea lions on the docks of a port in Oregon.

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Italian Bakery Confuses Birthday Cake Order

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 6:01am

A girl in Italy was celebrating her 9th birthday, and she wanted a My Little Pony cake. Instead, she got a Little Tony cake. The Elvis doppelganger was semi famous in 1960's Britain.

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