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43 On 41: A President Traces The Life Of His Father

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:33am

Former President George W. Bush sits down with host David Greene to discuss his new book, "41," a biography of his father and fellow former President George H.W. Bush.

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A Marine's Parents' Story: Their Memories That You Should Hear

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:32am

Sylvia and Ron McHone of Crystal Lake, Ill., knew the news was not good when Marines came to their door after 10 o'clock at night in 2012. This is their story.

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These Bookish Millennials Make Memes Worth Reading Into

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:32am

From a spoof of Kanye West's "Bound 2" (called "Hardcover Bound 2") to click-bait classic novel titles, millennials are proving that smart content and Internet frippery aren't mutually exclusive.

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Researchers To Attempt Robotic Landing On Comet's Surface

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 2:30am

Putting a probe on a comet's surface would be a first for mankind. But it doesn't look like it will be easy.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:03am

Download a free sampler of tunes hand-selected by our panel of public-radio hosts, including new music from Oil Boom, Damien Rice, Melody's Echo Chamber and Lost Midas.

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Richard Branson Fails To Get Led Zeppelin Back Together

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:48am

The Virgin Atlantic billionaire reportedly offered the group $800 million. Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones signed on, but lead singer Robert Plant did not have a "Whole Lotta Love" for the idea.

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Richard Branson Fails To Get Led Zeplin Back Together

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:48am

The Virgin Atlantic billionaire reportedly offered the group $800 million. Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones signed on, but lead singer Robert Plant did not have a "Whole Lotta Love" for the idea.

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Va. Couple Discovers Civil War Graffiti In Their Home

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:40am

A couple in Berryville, Va., removed paint from a stairwell in their house. They found graffiti from the 1860s that Confederate soldiers had drawn of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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Suicide Bomber In School Uniform Targets High School

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:31am

A suicide bomber attacked a secondary school in the violence-torn region of northeast Nigeria. Dozens of students are reported to have been killed.

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Referndum's OutcomeIndicates Catalonia's Desire For Independence

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Spain's northeast region of Catalonia on Sunday voted overwhelmingly in favor of breaking away from Spain. But the result won't be recognized — the Spanish government considered the vote illegal.

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Labor Dispute Criticized For Slowing West Coast Port Traffic

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

At odds are Pacific dockworkers and shipping companies. For months they've been trying to work out a new labor agreement. And now, shippers are accusing dockworkers of deliberately slowing their work.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Last week was tough for President Obama. After elections, Republicans took control of the Senate and added seats to the House. As Congress comes back into session, things might not be much better.

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Released From North Korean Prison, Kenneth Bae Reunites With Family

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Kenneth Bae, one of two American captives released by North Korea over the weekend, is back home in Washington state as his family and community celebrate his return.

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Pyongyang Releases 2 U.S. Citizens Who Were Held For Months

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Two Americans who had been held prisoner in North Korea have returned to the U.S. They were freed after Director of National Intelligence James Clapper went to North Korea to negotiate their release.

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Burger King Opens Restaurants In India

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne report on Burger King opening restaurants in India.

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Near Old Border Of East Germany, A Reminder Of Despair

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

The Berlin Wall divided many German families, and their anguish was visible at the "Palace of Tears," the nickname for the Berlin railway station that was the main crossing between East and West.

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Catalonia Votes For Independence; Spain Says It Won't Happen

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Spain's northeast region voted overwhelmingly in favor of breaking away. But the result won't be recognized by Spain, which says the vote was illegal.

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Confirmation Of Mexican Students' Deaths Touches Off Protests

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

Violent protests broke out over news that the students had been killed, burned and their remains tossed in a river. The announcement that the case was solved didn't quelled public outcry.

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Examining Complications To U.S. Goals In Syria

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

A U.S.-led coalition is targeting Islamic State militants. Obama says he's not trying to "solve" Syria's war, a far cry from efforts made to negotiate an end to the war or build up the rebellion.

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Obama Leaves Election Results Behind, Travels To Asia

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:01am

President Obama is in Beijing — kicking off a week-long trip that will also take him to Burma and Australia. The overseas trip comes on the heels of last week's domestic drubbing for the Democrats.

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