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Saudi Arabia Executes 47, Including Prominent Cleric

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 people, including Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. Iran had close ties to al-Nimr and condemned the execution, saying there will be consequences for Saudi Arabia.
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Lead Poisoning In Michigan Highlights Aging Water Systems Nationwide

The U.S. is losing 15 percent of its drinking water to leaks in its deteriorating water systems, some of which rely on 100-year-old pipes, says Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution.
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Charlie Hebdo, The Licensed Anarchist Clowns Of French Society

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Adam Gopnik, who wrote the foreword to Open Letter, a manifesto by Stephane Charbonnier, the editor of Charlie Hebdo who was killed when gunmen attacked the paper's offices.
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When The Closest Thing To Home Was A Hospital Bed

They moved to Seattle in search of a better life for their two kids. Instead, they found hospital time, medical bills and 14 months of homelessness. But they made it home eventually — together.
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'Weekend Update' Co-Anchors Dish On 'SNL' And Donald Trump

As hosts of Saturday Night Live's news segment, Colin Jost and Michael Che are used to joking about hot-button issues — including the 2016 presidential election. Originally broadcast Nov. 10, 2015.
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From Ferguson To The '16 Election, Larry Wilmore's 'Nightly Show' Has Found Its Voice

The host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show says it took a few months — and some advice from Jon Stewart — for him to get comfortable in his new role. Originally broadcast Aug. 19, 2015.
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Watch President Obama Put A Question To The Candidates For His Job

In an interview with NPR, President Obama talks about interviewing people he finds extraordinary and about what question he'd pose to the people who want to succeed him in the White House.
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Doctor Behind 'Concussion' Wanted To 'Enhance The Lives' Of Football Players

Dr. Bennet Omalu's discovery of a new degenerative brain disease among football players inspired a movie-and the wrath of the NFL.
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Tornadoes Touch Down Near Dallas, Killing Multiple People

At least ten people were killed and thousands of people were left without power after severe weather passed through the Dallas area on Saturday night.
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Faced With Fear, A Muslim Woman Makes A Stand — By Setting One Up

Amid an atmosphere of mistrust about Islam, Mona Haydar and her husband had an idea: Why not open a dialogue? So, they set up a stand — "Ask a Muslim" — and brought some doughnuts.

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