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Biden's Latest Signal He Won't Run For President

45 min 52 sec ago

The vice president's allies may be talking up a presidential bid, but recently Biden has made clear he's still very much reeling from the tragic death of his son and isn't emotionally ready yet.

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Presidential Candidates Divided On Support For Kentucky Clerk

51 min 40 sec ago

Kim Davis is in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses after same-sex marriage became legal. Some candidates say she should uphold the law, while others are standing with her.

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Why Are We Drawn To Heirloom Fruits And Veggies? They're 'Edible Memory'

1 hour 10 min ago

Heirloom foods have grown in popularity, making their way into gardens, farms, farmers markets and restaurants. A sociologist says they offer a powerful emotional and physical connection to the past.

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Father Of Drowned Syrian 3-Year-Old: 'We Are Human Beings, Just Like Westerners'

2 hours 25 min ago

Abdullah Kurdi, whose 3-year-old son's lifeless body was photographed facedown on a Turkish beach, says: "I hope the world will learn something from it."

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When Pets Do Pot: A High That's Not So Mighty

2 hours 54 min ago

The rise of legal marijuana seems to be fueling a spike in the number of pets that become unhappily high off of pilfered treats. The dose is rarely fatal, but it can be a buzzkill.

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Kentucky Clerk's Office Issues Same-Sex Marriage License

3 hours 49 min ago

A deputy clerk issued the license, while the elected county clerk spent the morning in jail. A gay couple who had tried five times before finally got their marriage license.

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Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.1 Percent Amid 173,000 New Jobs In August

4 hours 17 min ago

The latest job-creation figure fell short of economists' forecasts. But the reports from the Department of Labor added a total of 44,000 jobs to the tallies for June and July.

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Refugees Leave Budapest Train Station, Vowing To Walk To Germany

4 hours 38 min ago

Also: The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned in the Aegean Sea buries his family, and in Hungary, 2,300 migrants at a refugee camp near the Serbian border have threatened to break out.

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Obama To Reassure Saudi King Amid Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

8 hours 16 min ago

To prove its support for Gulf Arab allies, the Obama administration is stepping up military sales to Saudi Arabia. The president hosts King Salman at the White House today.

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How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro?

8 hours 19 min ago

More than a quarter of parents in a recent poll say they hope their teens who play high school sports will become professional athletes. But sky-high parental expectations can have a dark side.

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August Jobless Data To Influence Fed's Decision On Hiking Interest Rates

9 hours 51 min ago

The monthly jobs report could tip the balance for the Federal Reserve. Policymakers are weighing whether to raise the Fed's official interest rates later this month.

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Southern U.S. Border Sees A Slowdown In Unaccompanied Minors From Central America

16 hours 2 min ago

A new study from the Migration Policy Institute shows a slowdown in apprehensions at the U.S. border, thanks in part to increased efforts by Mexico.

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In Kentucky, Long-Awaited Marriage Licenses Could Come Friday

16 hours 7 min ago

After Kim Davis was found in contempt of court, a federal judge ordered her jailed and then set about finding someone at the Rowan County Courthouse who is willing to issue marriage licenses.

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Image Of Dead Syrian Child Shakes Up Media Coverage Of Refugee Crisis

September 3, 2015 - 3:18pm

Photos of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, who drowned when his family was attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Greece, had many news outlets struggling with the decision to publish — or not publish.

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Speaker Of Iran's Parliament Suggests Prisoner Swap For Rezaian, Other Americans

September 3, 2015 - 2:50pm

In a new sign that Iran might consider freeing Jason Rezaian, a powerful Iranian politician tells NPR that there are ways to liberate the Washington Post reporter and other prisoners.

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New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement

September 3, 2015 - 1:56pm

Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.

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Farmers Stage Massive Tractor Protest In Paris

September 3, 2015 - 1:39pm

Over 4,000 French farmers took to the streets over falling food prices. The protests are a fallout of EU's agricultural struggle to stay competitive globally.

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How Big Egg Tried To Bring Down Little 'Mayo' (And Failed)

September 3, 2015 - 1:37pm

Newly released emails from the American Egg Board reveal embarrassing details about its fight against the vegan product Just Mayo. Industry critics say the board's antics may have broken the law.

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Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Formally Indicted In U.S.

September 3, 2015 - 1:35pm

Federal prosecutors say that Navinder Singh Sarao used a computer program to "spoof" the markets, sending the Dow down 600 points in a matter of minutes in 2010.

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Ben Carson, The Other Republican Outsider On The Rise

September 3, 2015 - 1:16pm

The retired neurosurgeon is rising in Iowa. He's drawn big crowds in the state and he's catching up with Donald Trump in the polls there. Like Trump, he has no background in elected office.

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