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Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish Dish

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 7:41am

Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.

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Dozens Of Migrants Die After Boat Capsizes Off Of Turkey's Coast

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 6:09am

The boat had been heading for the Greek island of Lesbos, reportedly taking a new route to avoid "intensified security measures to prevent migrant crossings."

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'Us' Vs. 'I, I, I' For Some Democrats In What Used To Be Clinton Country

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 5:31am

Though Hillary Clinton still has her loyalists, even some former supporters are "feeling the Bern" in New Hampshire.

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Photos Of Cans Inside Taiwan Building's Pillars Help Spur Call For Safety Reviews

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 4:31am

Dozens of people are still missing — but some survivors were still being pulled from rubble some 60 hours after the quake. Nearly all of the 38 reported deaths occurred in one building.

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High School Students Break Down The Super Bowl Ads

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 4:00am

A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.

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Why A Vote For An Establishment Candidate Could Be A Vote For Trump In N.H.

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 3:00am

Under the state's delegate process, candidates who don't get at least 10 percent of the vote lose their delegates to the winner of the primary.

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The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 2:27am

There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.

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For Mardi Gras, Les Bon Temps Rouler In Mobile, Ala., Too

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 2:02am

Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."

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How To Get Dads To Take Parental Leave? Seeing Other Dads Do It

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 1:41am

Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.

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When Men Get Breast Cancer, They Enter A World Of Pink

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 1:35am

Most breast cancer cases are in women, so treatment and support are geared toward them. Men with breast cancer can feel isolated. One man was given a pink ice pack and told to put it in his bra.

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In Earthquake-Rattled Taiwan, A Somber Start To Lunar New Year

NPR Top Stories - February 8, 2016 - 12:27am

Taiwanese officials canceled traditional New Year celebrations and instead went to temples to pray for earthquake victims.

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In The Light Of The Morning After, How Bad Was Rubio's Repetition?

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 3:31pm

"I would pay for them to keep running that clip, because that's what I believe passionately," Marco Rubio said of a much-aired video excerpt of him repeating a line at Saturday's debate.

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With 'Formation,' Beyoncé Lights Up The Internet. Here's What People Are Saying

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 2:39pm

The singer's new music video quickly drew commentary of all kinds — on its references to being black in America, Hurricane Katrina and Black Lives Matter.

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Hillary Clinton Stops In Flint, Spotlighting The City's Struggles

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 2:07pm

The Democratic presidential candidate visited Flint, Mich., on Sunday. While on the campaign trail, she's been highlighting the city's recovery from lead contamination in its water.

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Boeing Can Sell Planes To Iran, But Does Iran Want Them?

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 2:07pm

The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.

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Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 1:25pm

The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.

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A Tale Of Twin Brothers: Poland's Mourned Leader And Lonely Mastermind

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 12:40pm

The Guardian and The Associated Press offer two windows into the gripping drama of Polish politics: a look at a nation-shaping plane crash, and a profile of the man pulling Poland's political strings.

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A Year On, Did NFL Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts Work?

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 10:59am

After a tumultuous season, the NFL condemned domestic violence in its ranks, and put a spotlight on the issue during the last Super Bowl. A year later, it's unclear whether that has made a difference.

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In Pictures: The Taiwan Earthquake And Rescue Operations

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 9:56am

The magnitude-6.4 earthquake left 26 people dead. The photographs show stories of life and death, destruction and hope in the quake's aftermath.

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Professor Who Said Christians, Muslims Share A God Is Leaving Christian College

NPR Top Stories - February 7, 2016 - 9:40am

Larycia Hawkins says she expressed solidarity with Muslims; evangelical Wheaton College said she contradicted its statement of faith. Hawkins, who faced possible termination, is leaving the school.

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