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    Why Year's End May Be A Good Time To Buy A Car

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    Seven of the best days to buy a new car are in December. The year is almost over, and there is a last-minute push for big car sales.
    NPR

    Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: 'No One Expected Me To Do It'

    The Interpreter of Maladies author is a successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language writer. But she found writing in Italian gave her true freedom; "Language is a very messy thing," she says.
    NPR

    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?

    WAMU 88.5

    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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