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2:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Prep Work Contributes To Successful Protest Turnout

Originally published on Fri December 5, 2014 3:16 pm

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2:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Obama Points To Ashton Carter For Defense Secretary

Originally published on Fri December 5, 2014 10:07 am

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Theater
2:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play, 'Father Comes Home From The Wars'

Originally published on Fri December 5, 2014 10:07 am

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History
2:02 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Richard III's DNA Indicates Family Infidelity

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 4:27 pm

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Politics
4:16 am
Thu December 4, 2014

16 Things Michele Bachmann Will Miss About Congress

Originally published on Thu December 4, 2014 4:57 am

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Technology
4:04 am
Thu December 4, 2014

YouTube Retools To Accommodate 'Gangnam Style'

Originally published on Thu December 4, 2014 4:57 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. You might've thought you'd heard the song for the last time.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "GANGNAM STYLE")

PSY: (Singing) Oppa Gangnam style.

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NPR Story
2:06 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Iran Extends Detention Of 'Washington Post' Journalist

Originally published on Thu December 4, 2014 4:57 am

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NPR Story
2:06 am
Thu December 4, 2014

'Black Lives Matter' Slogan Becomes A Bigger Movement

Originally published on Fri December 5, 2014 9:10 am

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NPR Story
2:06 am
Thu December 4, 2014

For Ebola Orphans In Liberia, It's A Bittersweet New Beginning

Makutu Jabateh hugs her daughter, Mabana Konneh, 5, as the little girl returns home to her neighborhood in Jacobstown, Monrovia.
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Originally published on Thu December 4, 2014 12:57 pm

Ebola has "orphaned" about 2,000 children in Liberia, health authorities say. Some children are being looked after in two shelters in the country's capital, Monrovia. Reuniting the kids with their relatives, or finding them foster homes, can take time.

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2:06 am
Thu December 4, 2014

NASA's Orion Capsule Built To Take Humans Into Deep Space

Originally published on Thu December 4, 2014 4:57 am

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