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Email Thread Challenges Murdoch's Credibility

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News Corp's U.K. attorneys have provided Parliament with an email thread that establishes that James Murdoch was informed of the wide extent of phone hacking at News Of The World — on a date that is earlier than he has previously claimed. For his part, Murdoch has written to Parliament that he received — but did not read — the emails. This revelation is a serious challenge to Murdoch's already tenuous credibility. For more, Melissa Block talks to NPR's David Folkenflik.
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'We're Mostly Republicans': New Hampshire Voters Explained By 'Our Town'

After NPR's Bob Mondello used The Music Man to help explain the Iowa caucuses, he wished there was a musical of Our Town so he could do the same for New Hampshire. It turns out there is one.
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Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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What's Behind Trends In U.S. Violent Crime Rates

FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in violent crime in the first half of last year, but overall violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years. What led to the long-term decline, and why do some say it’s likely to continue?

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Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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