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Toronto Police Try To Uncover Riddle Of Mystery Tunnel

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 9:48am

Police are asking for public's help to discover who built a large tunnel in north Toronto. The discovery, ahead of this summer's Pan American and Parapan Am Games, is fueling security concerns.

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Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 9:32am

At issue was whether the discarding after a raid of undersized red grouper violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The justices said the law, passed in the wake of the Enron scandal, didn't apply to fish.

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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 9:15am

House Speaker John Boehner says he's waiting for the Senate to act to stave off a shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security, which is slated to run out of money Friday.

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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks In Oregon, Alleging Racial Discrimination

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 9:10am

The African-American plaintiffs say they were threatened with violence and harassed by white co-workers at a Daimler Trucks plant in Portland.

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Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 8:29am

The decision to test drones over the nation's capital comes shortly after an unmanned aircraft landed on the White House lawn.

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Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 8:07am

Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.

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Netanyahu's Talk 'Destructive' To U.S.-Israel Ties, Susan Rice Says

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 7:19am

The national security adviser says the Republican invitation to Israel's prime minister to address Congress – and his acceptance of it – has "injected a degree of partisanship" into relations.

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Please Don't Let An Earthquake Hit When I'm In The Shower

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 7:17am

Kathmandu is ranked number one for the risk a major earthquake poses to its residents. The "Earthquake Lady" tries to ensure that everyone is prepared for the big one.

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May I Move My Son Off My Insurance So He Can Buy On The Exchange?

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 6:58am

Young adult children may have more options than their parents in choosing health coverage. So they may want to go their separate ways when shopping for insurance.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 6:57am

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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'2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,' Amnesty International Says

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 5:26am

The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, including the use of excessive force by police. It also says governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power."

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France Warns Russia And Its Allies Not To Advance On Ukrainian Port City

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 4:24am

The foreign ministers of the four signatories to the Minsk cease-fire agreement met in Paris to discuss the fighting in Ukraine. Kiev worries that the separatists' next target will be Mariupol.

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Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 4:08am

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.

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'Torture Report' Reshapes Conversation In Guantanamo Courtroom

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 12:57am

Last year's release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation practices means lawyers for the accused Sept. 11 plotters can now discuss in court the treatment they say their clients endured.

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D.C. Bible Museum Will Be Immersive Experience, Organizers Say

NPR Top Stories - February 25, 2015 - 12:53am

Just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, construction is underway for the Museum of the Bible, which will hold about 40,000 biblical artifacts from the family of Hobby Lobby President Steve Green.

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Guilty Verdict Returned In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

NPR Top Stories - February 24, 2015 - 7:44pm

Ex-Marine Eddie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing former U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, whose bestseller autobiography became the award-winning movie, and a friend.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In Re-Election Bid

NPR Top Stories - February 24, 2015 - 7:26pm

The one-time White House chief of staff will face off against a longtime county commissioner in April.

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