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Syria Denies Reports Of President Assad's Defiant Comments

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 9:40am

Quotes attributed to Bashar Assad, saying he would not step down, are inaccurate, Syria said. Such a comment, observers said, would be stumbling block in peace negotiations.

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Former NBA Star Dennis Rodman Checks Into Alcohol Rehab

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 9:19am

Rodman is just back from a controversial trip to North Korea. He was slammed for caustic comments he made about an American being detained in the country.

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Hard-Working Hollywood Extra Hopes For Bigger Roles

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 8:57am

Famous for a GoDaddy commercial that aired during Superbowl XLVII, Jesse Heiman says he's one of the hardest working extras in Hollywood. He's been credited in more than 70 movies since 2001. Heiman talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about trying to work his way up the call-sheet into larger, speaking roles.

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Jordan Ready To Host US Training Of Iraqi Soldiers

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 8:41am

Jordan ready to host US training of Iraqi soldiers

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As LA-Area Fire Wanes, Dangerous Conditions Remain

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 8:20am

As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

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Japanese Mayor Opposed To US Air Base Re-Elected

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 8:15am

Japanese mayor opposed to US air base re-elected

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Senator Concerned About Change In NSA Data Storage

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 8:02am

Senator concerned about change in NSA data storage

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UAE Plans Mandatory Military Service For Males

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:29am

UAE plans mandatory military service for males

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3 Gay Republicans Trying To Make Election History

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:25am

3 gay Republicans trying to make election history

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Larrazabal Wins Abu Dhabi Championship

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:19am

Larrazabal wins Abu Dhabi Championship

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Dozens Injured By Blast At Anti-Government Rally In Thailand

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:10am

On Friday a grenade attack on protesters injured 39. The attacks are raising fears that the country's political crisis is worsening.

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A Look At The Deal Between Iran, World Powers

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:02am

A look at the deal between Iran, world powers

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Three B's Bring You To One

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:01am

Name a word that, when combined with three words beginning with the letter B, completes a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase. For example, given "brew," "body" and "base," you would say "home" (home-brew, homebody, home base).

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The NFC West, Football's Former Worst Division

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:00am

The NFL conference championships are looming, and in the NFC, two teams from the NFC West are facing off — even though it used to be the worst division in the league. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporter Mike Pesca about this week's sports news.

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Piracy Dips To A New Low On The High Seas

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 7:00am

According to the International Maritime Bureau, piracy on the high seas is at its lowest level for six years. NPR's Rachel Martin looks into the reasons why.

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Men's Races In Garmisch Canceled Due Lack Of Snow

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 6:17am

Men's races in Garmisch canceled due lack of snow

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Syrian Opposition To Name Delegation For Talks

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 6:15am

Syrian opposition to name delegation for talks

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A Half-Century Later, Fearing's 'Big Clock' Still Ticks On

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 6:00am

If you liked the movie No Way Out, writer and editor Adam Sternbergh has one message for you: The book was so much better. Kenneth Fearing's 1946 noir novel The Big Clock, which inspired the Kevin Costner thriller, is just as tightly plotted and suspenseful — but it's also a moving meditation on mortality and time.

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Marcel Kittel Wins Prelude To Tour Down Under

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 5:43am

Marcel Kittel wins prelude to Tour Down Under

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Iran Prepares For Start Of Landmark Nuclear Deal

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 5:38am

Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal

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