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Tests Confirm Painting Is Rembrandt Self-Portrait

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:13am

Tests confirm painting is Rembrandt self-portrait

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Decade Prison Sentence For Utah's 'Mountain Man'

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:03am

Decade prison sentence for Utah's 'Mountain Man'

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Hillary Clinton: I Helped Restore U.S. Leadership In The World

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:53am

To hear the former secretary of state and once-and-maybe-future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book "Hard Choices" isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.

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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't 'Second Guess' Bergdahl Swap

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:50am

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," will be published on Tuesday, June 10.

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Business News

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:39am

David Greene has business news.

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Taliban Claim Credit For Another Attack In Karachi

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:37am

Militants are attacking a security training facility at the Karachi airport. This incident comes less than 2 days after gunmen killed more than a dozen people during an attack on the Karachi airport.

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Muslim Leader Killed In Kenyan Coastal City

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:33am

Muslim leader killed in Kenyan coastal city

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Israeli Lawmakers Begin To Vote For New President

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:23am

Israeli lawmakers begin to vote for new president

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AP IMPACT: Ukraine Lost Billions From Tax Cheats

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:13am

AP IMPACT: Ukraine lost billions from tax cheats

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Spiders Tune In To Web's Music To Size Up Meals And Mates

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:48am

Pluck the silk of a spiderweb and it vibrates like a guitar string, scientists say. By strumming the strands and detecting the tune via sensors in its legs, a spider gets key information.

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How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:47am

Virginia is dependent on coal mining and export, but it also faces routine flooding from rising sea levels. That irony is a very real, day-to-day problem for residents.

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Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home-Office

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:47am

NPR's Steve Henn, along with two tech experts, allowed Internet traffic through his laptop and cell phone to be monitored. If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would they find out?

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In Booming San Jose, Businesses Settle Into A Minimum Wage Hike

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:46am

Since an increase in 2013, the minimum wage in San Jose is now one of California's highest. Some businesses have thrived in the past year, but for others, it's a more complicated picture.

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Forbidding Fruit: How America Got Turned On To The Date

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:45am

Introducing the humble date to the U.S. over decades in the 20th century required dangerous Middle Eastern adventures, harem pants and a little bit of sex. Hollywood helped with movies like Cleopatra.

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5 Things To Watch In Game 3 Of The NBA Finals

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:43am

5 things to watch in Game 3 of the NBA Finals

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Report: Social Security Judges Rubber-Stamp Claims

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:43am

Report: Social Security judges rubber-stamp claims

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VA Official Concedes 'Integrity Issue,' Apologizes

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:43am

VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

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After A Decade Away, Gossett Returns To Big Stage

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:33am

After a decade away, Gossett returns to big stage

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Vegas Police Killer Decried Government On YouTube

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:13am

Vegas police killer decried government on YouTube

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