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Catholic Archbishop Resigns Over Sex Abuse Scandal

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:06pm

The resignation of the archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis comes after prosecutors filed charges against the archdiocese.

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A Quest To Make A Meaningful Charitable Donation

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:52am

A movement called effective altruism offers guidance on maximizing the good from one's charitable donations.

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In The Economic Race With China, A Case For The U.S.

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:40am

Joel Kurtzman, author of "Unleashing the Second American Century," argues the U.S. is still a manufacturing power.

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Rachel Dolezal Resigns As President Of Spokane NAACP

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:07am

Dolezal made news after it emerged that she had been presenting herself as being of mixed race, when she was born to white parents.

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New Music: A Surprise Summer Jam from Beck

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:43am

Beck's latest stand-alone single is an anthemic summer cut — as urgent and bouncy as he's ever sounded.

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Magna Carta, 'This Awful Thing' That Shaped Legal Rights, Turns 800

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:07am

The landmark birthday prompted a Google Doodle in Britain depicting a man in chains — a reference to the rights that were eventually extended beyond the nobility.

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Colorado Supreme Court Says Employees Can Be Fired For Marijuana Use

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:00am

The court said while pot use is legal in the state, it is still a federal crime, so employees are not protected by a statute that bars employees from being fired for partaking in lawful activities.

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Songs We Love: Yes, 'Heart Of The Sunrise' (Live)

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 9:52am

Let this previously unreleased recording from Yes' 1972 tour take you back to when the band meshed jazz and rock in fresh, loud, exciting ways.

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First Watch: Mother Falcon, 'Kid'

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 9:03am

The Austin indie orchestra tells the true story of bandmate Claire Puckett's 25 foot plunge to near death in this video premiere in which she's the main player.

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Help Us Make An Exquisite Corpse In New York City

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 9:01am

Join NPR Music, Make Music New York and musicians from Jazz at Lincoln Center for an open improvisation amid the ghosts of jazz royalty. Bring your instrument to Woodlawn Cemetery on Sunday, June 21.

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Vatican Prosecutor Indicts Defrocked Priest On Pedophilia Charges

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 7:32am

Jozef Wesolowski, the former Vatican ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will be the first to face a trial over the charges. He could face up to 12 years in jail.

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Artist's Roof Causes Panic For Airplane Travelers

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 6:52am

When Mark Gubin realized his art studio was in the path of landing planes in Milwaukee, he decided to greet passengers with a fun message painted in big letters on his roof: Welcome To Cleveland.

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Poker Champion Wins Event By Mistake

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 6:43am

The poker championship has multiple games. Christian Pham thought he was going to play no-limit Texas Hold'em. Instead, he signed up for a poker variant called 2-7 draw lowball.

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Texas Braces For Heavy Rain As Tropical Wave Gathers Steam In Gulf

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 5:57am

The National Weather Service warned that some places could see more than 10 inches of rain. Parts of Texas suffered fatal flooding just weeks ago.

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Privileged 'Primates' And The Mothers That Mock Them

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 5:37am

A new book about motherhood among Manhattan's elite has garnered a lot of attention. Commentator Tania Lombrozo suggests our obsession with parenting among the privileged stems from our own anxiety.

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