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Kentucky Clerk's Request For A Stay Is Denied By U.S. Supreme Court

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:55pm

Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, lost her bid for a stay when the U.S. Supreme Court denied her application.

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Man In 2014 Anti-Semitic Shooting Found Guilty Of Capital Murder

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:35pm

Frazier Glenn Cross, was 73 years old when he opened fire on people in two locations near Kansas City last spring.

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Wichita Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Airport Bomb Plot

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 5:11pm

Terry Loewen, who pleaded guilty to attempting to drive an explosives-laden vehicle and detonate it at an airport in Wichita, Kan., has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

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150 Classified Messages In Latest Batch Of Clinton Emails

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 5:11pm

Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received emails marked classified on her personal server. But 150 of the emails to be released Monday night have now been labeled "confidential."

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5-Hour Line Turns Barbecue Pilgrims Into Cash Cow For Locals

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:50pm

At Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, people start lining up at 5 a.m. to get a taste of world-famous brisket. The line has become such a fixture that it's become a business opportunity for locals.

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Uber Faces $300,000 Fine, Court Case From Philadelphia Regulators

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:36pm

The ride-hailing service has served more than 1 million customers in Philadelphia, despite operating under disputed terms for nearly a year.

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Are Women Better Tasters Than Men?

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:32pm

Many in the wine and beer industry claim women have a keener sense of smell, and thus taste, than do men. Sensory scientists who've tackled this question say there's something to this.

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Anti-Establishment Candidates Trump, Sanders Continue Rise In The Polls

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 4:12pm

Populism and voter discontent defined this summer in politics. NPR explores what insurgent campaigns by Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump suggest about the next phase of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Prosecutor Says Texas Gunman "Unloaded The Entire Pistol Into Deputy"

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:50pm

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson says Miles ran up behind Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth and shot him 15 times.

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The Restaurant With No (Visible) Workers

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:34pm

A new highly automated restaurant opening in San Francisco looks to speed service through efficiency. You won't see any people taking your order or serving you at eatsa, a fast-casual quinoa eatery.

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Katrina Sparked Push To Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

In the decade since Katrina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have invested in new satellites and computer modeling technology that have significantly improved their ability to forecast and track hurricanes.

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Tensions Rise At Border As Dominican Republic Begins Deporting Haitians

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

Dominican forces are expelling Haitians everyday, part of an ongoing plan to deport people without papers who have been living on the wrong side of the border for years.

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North Dakota Law Aims To Set Parameters For Police Use Of Drones

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

North Dakota is out in front with a law setting the parameters for police use of drones. It bars the use of lethal weapons on these remote controlled flying machines, but it seems to specifically rule in non-lethal weapons. Some legislators are concerned that a change in the original bill that was written by a lobbyist now makes North Dakota the first state to allow police forces to arm drones with pepper spray and rubber bullets.

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U.S. Treasury Holds Public Forum On $10 Bill Redesign

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

A woman will likely be on the $10 bill by 2020, but which one? The U.S. Treasury held a forum in Seneca Falls, N.Y., Monday to get the public's input.

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Foreign Buyers Scoop Up Abandoned Spanish Villages

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

Whole villages are up for sale in Spain, and they're going cheap. This story originally aired on August 23, 2015 on Weekend Edition Sunday.

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Scientists Discover New Disease Caused By Prion Protein

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

Scientists have discovered the first new human disease caused by a "prion" in more than 50 years. Prions are strange, deformed proteins that can act like viruses and bacteria.

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Archaeologist Works To Track The Islamic State's War On Culture

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to archaeologist Michael Danti, who is tracking the cultural heritage sites and artifacts in Palmyra, Syria, that may soon be lost forever at the hands of ISIS.

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Some Suspect Kenyan Anti-Terror Forces In Disappearance Of Somali Muslims

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

Under the guise of anti-terror investigations, Somali Muslims are disappearing in Kenya.

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What Do Low Oil Prices Mean For Unconventional Extraction Methods?

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Barbara R. Shook, senior reporter-at-large at the Energy Intelligence Group, about how low oil prices need to go to make "unconventional oil" extraction too expensive.

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Rest In Peace, Wes Craven — The Rest Of Us Sure Won't

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:33pm

Horror master Wes Craven has died; he disturbed the dreams of millions of moviegoers in A Nightmare on Elm Street, and helped revitalize horror in the 1990s by directing the Scream movies.

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