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A San Francisco 'Painted Lady' Sells For $900K Under Asking Price

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:48am

The largest and oldest house on San Francisco's oft-photographed "Postcard Row" had languished on the market since March.

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Unstealing Treasures: A Reverse Burglary

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:48am

The American desert was once filled with hidden treasures — Native American baskets, pots — but no longer. They've been looted. Now, a reverse burglary. Time to return the loot.

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Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:47am

In 2003, NPR's Scott Simon and producer Peter Breslow visited Tikrit. Back then, the city had just been liberated by U.S. Troops. Today, Islamic hardliners are once again in charge.

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Tech Week: Snooping On Steve, Uber Battles, 3-D Nutella Printing

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:46am

In this week's roundup, a federal court says warrantless cellphone tracking is unconstitutional and we look back on a weeklong series exploring just how much of our digital data is exposed.

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Despite Death Penalty Repeal, Conn. Hands Down A Death Sentence

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:45am

Connecticut abolished capital punishment in 2012. But in May, a Connecticut judge sentenced Richard Roszkowski to death for three murders. The answer to the apparent contradiction is in the dates.

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A Look At The 2 Afghan Presidential Hopefuls

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:43am

A look at the 2 Afghan presidential hopefuls

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Clinton Has Plenty Of Reasons To Run For President

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:33am

Clinton has plenty of reasons to run for president

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AP PHOTOS: Who Won The Game? No Poker Faces Here

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:33am

AP PHOTOS: Who won the game? No poker faces here

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Voting Underway In Afghan Runoff Election

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:24am

Afghans are choosing between two former government ministers in a presidential election that will be the first transfer of power by ballot in Afghanistan's history.

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Strong Blast In Syrian Town Near Iraq Kills 8

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 4:23am

Strong blast in Syrian town near Iraq kills 8

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Iran Says No Return To Past If Nuclear Talks Fail

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 3:53am

Iran says no return to past if nuclear talks fail

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Tea Party Questions Barbour's Role In Senate Race

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 3:33am

Tea party questions Barbour's role in senate race

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Rouhani Says Iran Is Ready To Help Iraq If Asked

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 3:33am

Rouhani says Iran is ready to help Iraq if asked

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Lawmakers Fume Over Lost Emails In IRS Probe

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 3:23am

Lawmakers fume over lost emails in IRS probe

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US World Cup Roster Has German Flavor

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 2:53am

US World Cup roster has German flavor

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Cup Referees Fail In Task To Stay In Background

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 2:43am

Cup referees fail in task to stay in background

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Los Angeles Fans Bow To Kings As They Claim Cup

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 2:23am

Los Angeles fans bow to Kings as they claim cup

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Hundreds Of Iraqis Heed Calls To Mobilize

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 2:13am

Hundreds of Iraqis heed calls to mobilize

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Israel Combs West Bank For Teens Feared Abducted

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 1:43am

Israel combs West Bank for teens feared abducted

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Strike Forces Philly Commuters To Find New Ride

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 1:43am

Strike forces Philly commuters to find new ride

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