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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

February 11, 2016 - 2:17am

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

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Once Pakistan's Pride, Its Embattled National Carrier Fights To Survive

February 11, 2016 - 2:10am

Decades ago, Pakistan International Airlines was a trendy airline whose flight attendants wore Pierre Cardin uniforms. These days the national carrier is $3 billion in debt and fighting privatization.

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Love Giant Insects? Meet The Tree Lobster, Back From The Brink

February 11, 2016 - 2:08am

The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.

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The Precarious Existence Of Iran's Sunni Muslims

February 11, 2016 - 2:00am

Shiite-majority Iran is home to millions of Sunnis, including the Sunni imam who opened his door to NPR's Steve Inskeep in Tehran. "We live together nicely," he insists. But he must speak with care.

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Like Millennials, More Older Americans Steering Away From Driving

February 11, 2016 - 1:53am

Americans of all ages are tossing away the keys and giving up their driver's licenses, a new study shows. Cars are being replaced by bikes, public transit and ride-hailing services.

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FBI Arrests Cliven Bundy As Pressure Mounts On 4 Remaining Wildlife Refuge Occupiers

February 11, 2016 - 12:36am

The FBI said it arrested Bundy in Portland late Wednesday night. Charges will be made public Thursday.

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Muslim Community Remembers Chapel Hill Victims

February 10, 2016 - 8:45pm

A year after a gunman killed 3 young Muslim-Americans in North Carolina, many in the local Muslim community has responded by being more vocal and visible around issues of faith.

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New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

February 10, 2016 - 7:32pm

The total ballots cast and turnout among Republicans was the highest ever. But, for Democrats, it was big, but not perhaps as "huge" as Bernie Sanders made it out to be.

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Famous Big-Wave Surf Contest Thwarted By Undersized Waves

February 10, 2016 - 3:44pm

"The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go," read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called "The Eddie" for short.

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Justice Department Sues Ferguson After City Amends Police Reform Deal

February 10, 2016 - 3:01pm

One day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a police and court reform plan, negotiated with DOJ, the feds filed a lawsuit against the city. The council said the deal was too costly.

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Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! New Book From The Wizarding World Coming This Summer

February 10, 2016 - 2:41pm

The book, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II picks up the story of Harry and co. where the series epilogue left off. It will comprise the script of a play of the same name.

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Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

February 10, 2016 - 2:40pm

State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.

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