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Arthur Hits North Carolina's Outer Banks, Churns Up Northeast

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:44am

Hurricane Arthur howled through North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight with winds of up to 100 mph, causing flooding and knocking out power to residents and vacationers.

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Rolf Harris Sentenced To Prison For Abuse Cases

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:33am

Rolf Harris sentenced to prison for abuse cases

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Big Data Comes To College

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:38am

The exploding field of "learning analytics" raises ethical questions similar to those arising from the recent Facebook revelations.

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Ukraine: Forces Control Most Of 2 Separatist Areas

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:33am

Ukraine: Forces control most of 2 separatist areas

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World Cafe's July 4th Mixtape

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:29am

Celebrate Independence Day by treating your ears to this playlist of American-themed favorites.

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Banksy Buyer Turns $60 Art Purchase Into $215,000

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:12am

At an anonymous sidewalk stall, British graffiti artist Banksy put dozens of his signed spray-painted works up for sale for $60. Only 3 people bought something. Two pieces have been sold at auction.

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Report: German Intel Worker Suspected Of US Spying

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:03am

Report: German intel worker suspected of US spying

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Police: Mom Kills Kindergarten Teacher In Class

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:03am

Police: Mom kills kindergarten teacher in class

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Drum Fill Friday: Fourth Of July Edition

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:03am

Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: Hear a series of drum fills (and intros) and match them to the song. This week we celebrate our nation's independence with songs that say "America!"

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Bored On The Fourth Of July? Try These Movies

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:03am

Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.

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2014 Marks U.S. National Anthem's Bicentennial

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:00am

Composer John Williams on Friday debuts a new arrangement of "The Star Spangled Banner". He'll lead the National Symphony Orchestra, the Army Herald Trumpets and two full choirs to update the song.

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Celebrating A Star-Spangled Anthem ... That's Really Hard To Sing

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:59am

It's been nearly 200 years since Francis Scott Key wrote the words of "The Star-Spangled Banner" in 1814. Set to the melody of a popular English tune, America's anthem spans one and a half octaves.

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Tense Calm In Jerusalem For Palestinian Funeral

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:23am

Tense calm in Jerusalem for Palestinian funeral

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Obama On Fourth: Rights, Equality Fuel US Success

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:13am

Obama on Fourth: Rights, equality fuel US success

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Putin Tells Obama He Wants Better Relations

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:43am

Putin tells Obama he wants better relations

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