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World
7:25 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Royal Canadian Air Force Tries To Keep Aging Fleet Flying

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 7:46 am

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Europe
7:25 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Police Try To Nab Thief Who Steals Flowers From Graves

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 7:46 am

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6:15 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Sen. Kaine's Bill Would Limit Obama's Options Against ISIS

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:58 am

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6:15 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Netropolitan: Facebook For Rich People

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 7:46 am

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5:02 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Congress Gets Thrust Into Election-Year Debate Over ISIS Plan

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 7:00 am

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5:02 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Gaza's Fate Rests On Whether Hamas And Fatah Can Co-Exist

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:25 am

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5:02 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Congressional Panels Chastise NHTSA Over GM Ignition Problems

Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 6:49 am

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Asia
7:31 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Chinese City Creates Sidewalk Lane For Smartphone Users

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 7:59 am

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Around the Nation
7:01 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Funeral Home Offers Drive-Thru Lane To View Loved One

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 7:59 am

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5:16 am
Tue September 16, 2014

NFL Proposes Plan To Stop Domestic Violence By Its Players

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5:16 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 7:59 am

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5:16 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Coca-Cola Revives Surge, A Citrus-Flavored Soda

Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 7:59 am

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And today's last word in Business is a surge of nostalgia. Yesterday Coca Cola revived Surge, its 1990s-era citrus-flavored soda.

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Technology
7:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Grandparents Accidentally Tag Themselves As Grandmaster Flash

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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Around the Nation
6:29 am
Mon September 15, 2014

SWAT Team Startles Gamer

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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Your Money
5:04 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Millions Of Americans' Wages Seized Over Credit Card And Medical Debt

Kevin Evans relaxes in his small apartment after arriving home from work. Evans, who lost income and his home in the recession, is now having his wages garnished after falling behind on his credit card payments.
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Originally published on Tue September 16, 2014 10:52 am

Millions of Americans are still grappling with debt they've accumulated since the recession hit. And new numbers out Monday show many are having a tougher time than you might think.

One in 10 working Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 are getting their wages garnished. That means their pay is being docked — often over an old credit card debt, medical bill or student loan.

That striking figure comes out of a collaboration between NPR and ProPublica. The reporting offers the first available national numbers on wage garnishment.

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History
4:52 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Volunteers Transcribe Material For Smithsonian's Digital Project

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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Music News
4:52 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Controversial Mexican Musician Temporarily Retires From Drug Ballads

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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4:52 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Toxic Algae Problem Likely To Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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4:52 am
Mon September 15, 2014

White House Works To Get Congressional Support On ISIS Plan

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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4:52 am
Mon September 15, 2014

App Provides A New Way To Make A Tough Decision

Originally published on Mon September 15, 2014 8:08 am

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Today's last word in Business is a new way to make tough choices. Say you're agonizing over a question like, should I quit my job? Or should I buy that house? You could flip a coin, get out the old Magic 8 Ball...

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