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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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Preview: George W. Bush Talks About Politics And His New Book

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:30am

Former President George W. Bush sat down with NPR's David Greene to discuss a book he's written about his father, the other ex-President Bush. This week, we'll hear their conversation.

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Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:06am

Millions of children aren't going to school because of Ebola. The fear is that some kids will never return to class. For others, the time off means putting their career dreams on hold.

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If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:05am

Texts from Jane Eyre imagines a Mr. Rochester who worries over his "attic wife" and a super flirty Scarlett O'Hara: "did you know that pantalets are out this year[?] that's why I'm not wearing any :)"

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Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:04am

New brands are reshaping the apple aisle of supermarkets. Many are "club apples" --varieties that are controlled and managed by select groups of farmers..

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Combining The DNA Of Three People Raises Ethical Questions

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:03am

Scientists in England are ready to do something that's never been done before — combine the DNA of two women and one man to create embryos that don't carry hereditary mitochondrial disorders.

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