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5:11 am
Mon August 3, 2015

After 9 Days, Special Olympics World Games Come To A Close

Originally published on Mon August 3, 2015 7:59 am

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5:11 am
Mon August 3, 2015

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Fahmy Waits To Hear If He Faces More Prison Time

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5:11 am
Mon August 3, 2015

Will Another Democrat Make A Bid For The Presidency?

Originally published on Mon August 3, 2015 7:59 am

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11:18 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Summer Olympics 2008 Host Beijing Awarded 2022 Winter Games

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And the winner is...

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The International Olympic Committee has the honor to announce the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022 - Beijing.

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Around the Nation
7:24 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Great White Shark Keeps Swimmer From Desired Goal

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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Around the Nation
6:52 am
Fri July 31, 2015

People Who Text While Walking Develop Protective Shuffle

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Middle East
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Ex-Mossad Chief Supports Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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Sports
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

IOC Awards Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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And the winner is...

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The International Olympic Committee has the honor to announce the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022 - Beijing.

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Research News
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Why Peer Pressure Doesn't Add Up To Retirement Savings

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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Planet Money
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Remembering When Driverless Elevators Drew Skepticism

Originally published on Mon August 17, 2015 11:12 am

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Movie Reviews
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Movie Review: 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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Another "Mission: Impossible" movie opens today. The franchise has been good to Tom Cruise, raking in more than $2 billion in worldwide box office receipts. So now take five. Here's our critic Kenneth Turan.

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Animals
5:08 am
Fri July 31, 2015

Here's How To Identify Sounds You Hear In Nature

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 11:18 am

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Thanks to smartphones, you rarely have to strain anymore to remember the name of a song. Start up a phone app. Hold your device by the radio or a restaurant speaker. And the app will usually recognize the song.

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Around the Nation
8:20 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges Maker's Mark Handmade Bourbon Claim

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 12:21 pm

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Around the Nation
8:20 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Movie Article Leads Police To Missing Convicted Bank Robber

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 12:21 pm

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Animals
5:07 am
Thu July 30, 2015

How 3-D Printing Helps Scientists Understand Bird Behavior

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5:07 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Huckabee Remarks Further Complicate Evangelicals Relationship With Jews

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5:07 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died 2 Years Ago, Afghan Government Says

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 12:21 pm

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5:07 am
Thu July 30, 2015

Campus Police Officer Charged In Unarmed Black Man's Death

Originally published on Fri July 31, 2015 12:21 pm

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Around the Nation
7:29 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Las Vegas Mob Museum To Open FIFA Exhibit

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7:29 am
Wed July 29, 2015

It's Summer But There Is Still Snow In Buffalo, N.Y.

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:59 am

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5:05 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Sans McDonalds: Neighbors Want To Keep Paris Food Hub Historic

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 7:59 am

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5:05 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Arizona's Boot Hill Cemetery Filled With Victims Of The Wild West

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5:05 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Big Cat On The Loose Worries Milwaukee Residents

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 2:17 pm

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5:05 am
Wed July 29, 2015

U.S. Turkey To Create ISIS Free Zone Along Syrian Border

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 2:12 pm

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Let's ask now what a shift in U.S. tactics really means for Syria. The U.S. is adjusting its approach to the self-declared Islamic State.

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Around the Nation
7:12 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Postal Carrier Convicted Of Delivering Illegal Packages Of Pot

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 7:41 am

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Around the Nation
6:48 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Kentucky Distillery Uses Subwoofers To Age Brandy

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 7:41 am

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THE DOORS: (Singing) Let it roll, baby.

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Latin America
5:17 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Immigration Changes Create Refugee Crisis Along Dominican Republic-Haiti Border

Originally published on Wed July 29, 2015 2:10 pm

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Sports
5:13 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Cardinals Hire Jen Welter, Possibly NFL's First Female Coach

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 2:18 pm

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5:13 am
Tue July 28, 2015

New York's LaGuardia Airport To Get Much-Needed Overhaul

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 7:41 am

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5:13 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Happy Birthday! Bugs Bunny Turns 75

Originally published on Tue July 28, 2015 7:41 am

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