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NAACP To Begin 860-Mile 'Journey For Justice' March

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:20am

The march, which will travel from Selma, Ala. to Washington, seeks to highlight vulnerable communities subject to regressive voting rights.

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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:18am

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first to "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine.

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Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:16am

The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the criminal activity is limited.

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Iran Deal Sparks Potential Arms Race In Region

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:12am

In the wake of the historic deal over Iran's nuclear program, several nations in the region are seeking to boost their missile defense systems.

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Theories About MH370 Disappearance Range From Unlikely To Absurd

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:06am

We've heard many of the theories on Here & Now, including one guess that involved a possible Russian government plot.

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3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:03am

News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone's managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.

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Watch Low-Key Country Supergroup Traveller's Charming Video For 'Western Movies'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:03am

In a single take, standing in front of a red van in a gravel lot, Robert Ellis, Jonny Fritz and Cory Chisel offer up an ode to the solitary pleasure and romance of cowboy flicks.

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How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:02am

She didn't know that sporting an insulin pump on her bikini at a beauty pageant would make her an Internet sensation. Sierra Sandison is trying to use that to help others with Type 1 diabetes.

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Songs We Love: SiR, 'Crashing Down'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:40am

Premiere: Inglewood's best-kept secret waxes poetic about a stagnant love that may or may not be worth saving.

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DJ Sessions: Latin America And Beyond

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:25am

KCRW DJ Raul Campos shares four interesting alternative international musicians, from Chile's Astro to Kutiman of Israel.

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How To Convince Teen Girls To Stay Away From Sugar Daddies

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:09am

In Botswana, girls often think an older guy is a great boyfriend. They believe he's less likely to have HIV than a teenager. Plus, he's flush with cash. 'Sugar-daddy classes' are changing their minds.

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When Animals Talk, NPR Listens

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:33am

When Animals Talk, NPR Listens

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Taliban Acknowledge Death Of Leader, Select Successor

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:30am

Sources within the extremist organization confirmed the death of Mullah Omar, who reportedly died in 2013. A gathering of the group's leaders has chosen Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as his successor.

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University Of Cincinnati Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:17am

A judge said because Ray Tensing faces a potential life-in-prison sentence, she was setting his bail at $1 million.

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'Barbara' Is Imperfect, Defiant And Wonderfully Human

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:03am

The characters in Lauren Holmes' debut story collection are more than words on a page, says reviewer Michael Schaub. They're fully, exasperatingly real, portrayed with charm but without pretension.

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'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:02am

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.

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Raising Voices For Cecil The Lion

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:30am

Does it really make sense to feel such outrage for Cecil, one lion who was killed in Africa? Anthropologist Barbara J. King explains why the answer is "yes."

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Top Stories: Brazil's Polluted Olympic Water; Egypt Delays Journalists' Trial

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:12am

Also: Hillary Clinton will testify in October to the House panel on Benghazi; India executes a plotter of a deadly 1993 bombing; and scientists discover a huge aurora on a distant brown dwarf star.

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Lawsuit Challenges Maker's Mark Handmade Bourbon Claim

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:10am

The Kentucky bourbon advertises itself as handmade. Two people in California sued, calling that false advertising. Look at publicity photos from the company: it's made using equipment and automation.

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Sound Design: The Art Of The Album Cover

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:03am

For graphic designer Denise Burt, knowing little about classical music actually helped her create cutting-edge album covers. See her work and hear the music that inspired it.

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