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Young Bicyclists Rewarded For Wearing Helmets

An Ohio police chief publicly directed his officers to target a certain group for ticketing. He set a quota for the officers of Brimfield Township: at least one ticket per shift. Kids younger than 12 wearing a helmet while riding their bikes will get a free ice cream cone.
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National Security Adviser Donilon Resigns; Rice To Take Over

The White House announced Wednesday that Tom Donilon is resigning as President Obama's national security adviser. He will be replaced by Susan Rice, the current U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
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Obama Names Susan Rice As New National Security Adviser

President Obama has announced his choice of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as the next national security adviser, an appointment that does not require Senate confirmation. Congressional Republicans have sharply criticized Rice for erroneous statements she made after the attacks on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, last September.
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Do You Care If Ball Players Use Steroids? Polls Say Fans Do

There are more reports about players using performance-enhancing drugs. In the past, polls have shown that many fans do care and don't like to hear that the stars might be juicing.
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Keeping Hepatitis A Out Of Frozen Berries Starts At The Farm

Consumers don't have good tools for getting the hepatitis A out of frozen berries, aside from cooking them. Good hygiene by pickers and processors remains the best protection.
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'Siamese Twins' Still Fascinate, Two Centuries Later

Born to Chinese parents, conjoined twins Eng and Chang Bunker became famous throughout the world as "Siamese twins." After years of being displayed at exhibitions, they settled in the mountains of North Carolina in the 1830s. NPR's Michel Martin learns more about their remarkable story from descendant Alex Sink.
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Why Are Americans Afraid Of China?

From business to culture, Bruce Pickering of the Asia Society speaks to host Michel Martin about China's growing influence, and offers perspective about whether some Americans' fears about China's role in the country are founded.

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