Storm Whips Up Acts Of Kindness In Northeast

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Millions of New Yorkers and New Jersey residents are still reeling from Hurricane Sandy. But people in the region are looking out for one another. Good Samaritans have provided free meals, showers and clothes for those still without power and water. Host Scott Simon talks with David Weber, president of the New York City Food Truck Association, which helped provide 11,000 meals to needy New Yorkers on Friday.
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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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