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8:01am

Wed October 1, 2014
Around the Nation

Kansas City PD Requests Lull In Calls, Royals In Wild-Card Game

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7:09am

Wed October 1, 2014
Around the Nation

Inmate Escapes From Jail Without Anyone Noticing

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 8:01 am

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5:10am

Wed October 1, 2014
Politics

Secret Talks And Back Channels Pervaded U.S. Relationship With Cuba

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 8:34 am

Cuban Premier Fidel Castro addressed the United Nations General Assembly in September 1960 in New York. A new book details secret negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba dating back to President Kennedy's administration.
AP

For five decades, the official U.S. policy on Cuba was one of silence. But the real U.S. relationship with Havana involved secret negotiations that started with President Kennedy in 1963, even after his embargo against the island nation, say the authors of the new book Back Channel to Cuba. In fact, nearly every U.S. administration for the past 50 years has engaged in some sort of dialogue with the Cuban government, they say.

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5:10am

Wed October 1, 2014
Politics

In New York's North Country, The Republican Party's New Poster Candidate

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 1:11 pm

Republican congressional candidate Elise Stefanik, 30, says her generation "can't just complain about the problems — we have to help solve them as well, because we're ultimately inheriting them."
Mike Groll AP

If the Republican Party were to hang up a wanted sign for the new face of the party, the kind of person they need to help them connect with voters they've had a hard time reaching, Elise Stefanik may just be the person they'd find. She describes herself as a "big tent Republican," and House Speaker John Boehner recently held a fundraiser for her.

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5:10am

Wed October 1, 2014
Global Health

Will The Ebola Case In Dallas Lead To A U.S. Outbreak?

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 8:01 am

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5:10am

Wed October 1, 2014
NPR Story

Hong Kong Protests: The Bigger Picture

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 8:01 am

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5:10am

Wed October 1, 2014
Economy

Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial Regulation

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 9:17 am

"Who does Washington work for?" asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., after her bill that would let people refinance student debt was shot down in June. It was a question she came back to repeatedly in an NPR interview on the Goldman Sachs bailout and federal regulation of the financial sector.
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NPR's Steve Inskeep interviewed Sen. Elizabeth Warren about the audio tapes made by Carmen Segarra, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigator who was examining Goldman Sachs. A full transcript of the interview follows:

STEVE INSKEEP: You described what you learned from this report as disturbing. What's disturbing about it?

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1:47pm

Tue September 30, 2014
Education

Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

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1:00pm

Tue September 30, 2014
U.S.

Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

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This is one of those questions that is perfect for a Congressional hearing, though not so perfect for the witness. The question is how a man managed to get so far onto the White House grounds.

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7:01am

Tue September 30, 2014
The Salt

Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

University of Illinois student Stanley Dayan (from left) and Chabad Jewish Center employees Mordy Kurtz and Yosef Peysin work at the center's kosher food stand in 2013 at the university's State Farm Center basketball arena in Champaign, Ill.
David Mercer AP

Many millennials — people born after 1980 — have embraced vintage items: vinyl records, thick-framed glasses ... and now, dietary laws.

"I'm 21 years old, and, yes, I do keep kosher," says Lisa Faulds.

She says she ate whatever she wanted growing up: "bacon, ham, all that fun stuff. Seafood, shellfish."

But that all stopped a few months ago.

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher.

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6:59am

Tue September 30, 2014
Around the Nation

Wearing Caffeine Won't Help You Lose Weight

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

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6:52am

Tue September 30, 2014
Around the Nation

Suspect's Cologne Gives Him Away To Police K-9 Unit

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 11:36 am

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5:06am

Tue September 30, 2014
Politics

Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

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5:06am

Tue September 30, 2014
NPR Story

China Sentences Professor Accused Of Separatist Activities

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

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The Hong Kong protests come while China's government cracks down on another movement. They're the Uighers of western China.

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5:06am

Tue September 30, 2014
NPR Story

Hong Kong Protesters Give Government A Deadline To Respond

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 1:46 pm

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