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Bargain Pizza? Call The Finnish Police

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 7:11am

Finnish police are on the lookout for a new batch of criminals. Their offense? Low pizza prices. Police are concerned that any pizza vendor who offers a bargain-rate pizza might be evading taxes.

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Using DNA To Authenticate Art

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 7:11am

Scientists are developing a way to prevent forged artwork from entering the market. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Martin Tenniswood about a synthetic DNA that is being used to tag pieces of art.

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After 14 Years, U.S. To Release Guantanamo Detainee

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 7:11am

A new campaign in the U.K. is demanding Shaker Aamer's freedom. Aamer has been held in Guantanamo Bay for 14 years. He's a Saudi citizen and was a long-time British resident.

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Historian Talks Intervention For U.S. Strategy In Syria

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 7:11am

Niall Ferguson of Harvard University talks with NPR's Scott Simon about strategies for resolving the conflict in Syria including increased intervention by the United States.

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So It Turns Out There's A Lot We Don't Know About Ebola

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 6:03am

New data on survivors shows a range of health problems, from loss of vision to arthritis. It's making researchers realize they need to learn more about how the virus affects the human body.

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'Pop Sonnets' Finds Hidden Shakespeare In Top 40 Tunes

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 6:03am

Originally a popular Tumblr, Pop Sonnets makes iambic hay out of modern artists like Kesha and Eminem. Critic Tasha Robinson explains why Sonnets isn't your average impulse-buy humor book.

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We Ask Experts: Has The Situation In Syria Become A Proxy War?

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 5:44am

President Obama has said the U.S. would not "make Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia." Given reports that Russia has bombed U.S.-backed rebels, we wondered, is it already?

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Why Paid Family Leave Has Become A Major Campaign Issue

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 5:39am

Paid family leave has never been a major topic in a presidential election — until now. Here's what got it there.

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After Decades On Stage, Arthur Miller's Works Defy The Final Curtain

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 5:37am

The great American playwright was born a century ago Sunday. An activist as much as he was a writer, Miller challenged social ills in playscripts — and set a new standard for the citizen-artist.

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Horrible Things Happen To Nepali Girls When They Menstruate: #15Girls

Sat, 10/17/2015 - 5:34am

When a teenage girl in Nepal gets her period, her parents may make her sleep in a shed. But one 15-year-old is trying to break the taboos around menstruation.

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