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A Thorn For Russia, Georgia's Ex-President Pops Up In Ukraine

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 2:42am

As president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili boldly took on much larger Russia in a 2008. He promptly lost. Now he's a governor in another country, Ukraine, which is also doing battle with Russia.

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New Documentary Finds Nina Simone 'In Between The Black And White Keys'

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 1:03am

Simone's recordings still loom larger than the rest of her story. A new film about her life asks the question, What Happened, Miss Simone?

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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Streets & Beats

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:00pm

NPR Presents Michel Martin: Streets & Beats

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VA's Response To NPR Story On Broken Promises To Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:02pm

NPR reported today that the Department of Veterans Affairs didn't locate and compensate some 4,000 men exposed to mustard gas during World War II.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Vanderbilt Rape Case

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:43pm

Defense attorneys for the two convicted football players successfully argued that a juror had intentionally withheld information that he was raped.

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What's Trending On Instagram? A Battle With Twitter

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:33pm

Instagram wants to be a source for your news. The photo-sharing app is rolling out an update that features trending tags and a beefed-up search tool that should help it compete with Twitter.

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A Recipe For Success With Two Student Groups That Often Struggle

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:57pm

When it comes to test scores, students at Michigan's Brimley Elementary School are well above the state average. About half its students are Native Americans, many are from low-income families.

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As Tastes Shift, Food Giant General Mills Gets A Makeover

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:56pm

General Mills is one of the world's most successful food companies, with iconic brands like Green Giant. But fast-changing tastes are forcing it and other food firms to innovate to stay relevant.

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