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NPR Story
12:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Why Fed Officials Are Concerned About Too Little Inflation

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 3:15 am

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NPR Story
12:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Viewpoint On Ferguson: People Have To Understand The Other Side

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 3:15 am

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NPR Story
12:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Plan For Grand Jury Verdict Lacked Follow-Through, Critics Say

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 3:15 am

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NPR Story
12:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Critics Say More Oil Industry Royalties Should Go Into U.S. Coffers

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 4:11 am

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NPR Story
12:13 am
Wed November 26, 2014

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Akutaq or agutak — also known as Eskimo ice cream — is a favorite dessert in western Alaska. It's made with berries and frothed with fat, like Crisco.
Al Grillo AP

Originally published on Wed November 26, 2014 6:19 am

When Americans sit down to their Thanksgiving meal, most tables will feature traditional fare: turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberries. But should you be looking for a different kind of holiday meal, head for rural Alaska.

That's where Nellie Gamechuck lives, in a village squeezed between tundra and a bend in the river in the southwest part of the state. Ask her what's for dinner on Thanksgiving, and she opens up the deep freeze. "Walrus meat, moose meat," she says. Digging down through the layers, she reaches the dessert level: salmonberries.

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Around the Nation
1:55 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 3:02 am

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, with news from "Casablanca."

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INGRID BERGMAN: (As Isla) Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake.

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Europe
1:55 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Hotel Looking For Guests With Social Media Clout

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 3:02 am

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NPR Story
12:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 3:02 am

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Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, crowded terminals, little personal space. It is the busiest travel week of the year. Here's NPR's David Schaper.

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NPR Story
12:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 5:57 am

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NPR Story
12:20 am
Tue November 25, 2014

New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 3:02 am

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U.S.
8:02 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down. President Obama made the announcement in an East Room appearance minutes ago.

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U.S.
5:29 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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Asia
3:06 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Hospital 'Shocks' Fathers-To-Be

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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Europe
2:25 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Polish Town Thinks Winnie The Pooh Needs A Pair Of Pants

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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NPR Story
12:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Ferguson Clergy Appeal For Calm Ahead Of Grand Jury's Decision

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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NPR Story
12:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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NPR Story
12:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

D.C.'s 'Mayor For Life' Ends His Reign: Marion Barry Dies At 78

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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NPR Story
12:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Executive Order On Immigration Creates Demand For Legal Advice

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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NPR Story
12:16 am
Mon November 24, 2014

How Real Estate Markets May Affect The Birth Rate

Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 8:02 am

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All right. Our colleague Steve Inskeep recently sat down with NPR's Shankar Vedantam. Shankar joins us regularly to talk about social science research. This time the conversation was about having babies.

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Politics
5:54 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 7:46 am

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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.

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Around the Nation
3:15 am
Fri November 21, 2014

GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 7:46 am

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Europe
1:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Update: Venice Isn't Banning Rolling Suitcases

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 9:12 am

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Sports
1:21 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Device Lets You Experience A Hockey Hit

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 7:46 am

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Politics
12:27 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 7:46 am

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All through this morning we're looking at President Obama's immigration speech. Last night the president looked at the camera. He made good on his pledge to bypass Congress and pursue immigration reform by executive action.

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NPR Story
12:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Iran Nuclear Negotiators Face Monday Deadline

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 1:05 pm

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NPR Story
12:08 am
Fri November 21, 2014

White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 7:46 am

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Remembrances
4:14 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Renowned Theater And Film Director Mike Nichols Dies

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 7:43 am

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Europe
1:46 am
Thu November 20, 2014

German College Kids Design Traffic Light Game

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 4:12 am

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Europe
1:46 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Hotel Charges Couple Extra For Bad Review

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 4:12 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

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Politics
12:02 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Obama To Spell Out Immigration Plans In Prime-Time Address

Originally published on Thu November 20, 2014 4:12 am

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