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U.S.
4:00 am
Tue July 29, 2014

N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:35 am

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Parallels
3:11 am
Tue July 29, 2014

For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution

A volunteer at a Christian church in Qosh, Iraq, loads aid onto a handcart Monday for delivery to displaced Shiites who are sheltering there.
Alice Fordham NPR

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 4:35 am

The muscular farmer sits in the basement kindergarten of the church, perched on a tiny chair intended for a child. He and his family are spending the holiday here, after being forced to flee from extremists.

"Our village is more than 300 years old," Ahmed Ali says of Shreikhan, near Mosul, "and we never had any such problems."

For most Muslims around the world, Eid is a time for gifts, feasts and visiting relatives. But for him and others in a militant-controlled swath of northwest Iraq, it's a strange and unhappy holiday.

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Latin America
2:35 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez With A Focus On His Handwriting

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1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

On NASA's Birthday, Mars Rover Sets A Mileage Record

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Sports
1:56 am
Tue July 29, 2014

What Ray Rice's 2-Game Suspension For Assault Says About The NFL

Originally published on Tue July 29, 2014 7:50 am

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NPR Story
1:55 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Crews Are Containing Western Wildfires, But More Bad Weather's Ahead

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Business
5:12 am
Mon July 28, 2014

The Ice Cream Sandwich That Wouldn't Melt

Originally published on Mon July 28, 2014 10:52 am

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Middle East
3:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Israelis Broadly Support Military's Operation In Gaza

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Sports
3:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Colorado Rockies Hand Out Free Jerseys — With A Typo

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U.S.
3:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Calif. Gets A Lesson In Succession: 4 Governors In 4 Days

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2:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Depends Promotes Pants-Dropping For 'Underwearness'

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Our last word in Business Today is drop trou.

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That's the message of an ad campaign for the Depend brand of undergarments. The campaign is promoting underwearness to reduce the stigma of incontinence.

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NPR Story
2:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

U.K. Launches Licensing For Onshore Oil And Gas Exploration

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NPR's Business News starts with fracking in the U.K.

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NPR Story
2:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Fighting In Ukraine Continues; Russia Dismisses Threat Of Sanctions

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2:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

The Week In Politics: Progress On Upgrading VA Health System

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Congress is heading into its last week before taking a summer recess. For a change, lawmakers are not racing the clock to overt a fiscal calamity. Still, the standoff between the two parties has all but stopped the process of governing.

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Code Switch
5:03 am
Sat July 26, 2014

At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change

A Washington Redskins helmet lies on the turf at the football team's training facility in Richmond, Va.
AP

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 12:52 pm

Washington, D.C.'s football team has opened its training camp in Richmond, Va., just weeks after trademark registrations for its name were revoked.

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