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Virgin Galactic Crash Raises Questions About Private Space Ventures

NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Joel Glenn Brenner about the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash. She knew both pilots who were on board the spacecraft.
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At This Museum, Falling Back An Hour Takes The Whole Weekend

When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR's Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.
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Jury Finds Tradition Is No Excuse For Brutal Hazing

Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.
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Plugging The 'Leaky Pipe' For Women, Minorities In Economics

Fed Chair Janet Yellen said a "leaky pipe" prevents women and minorities from making it to the top of the economics field. NPR's Scott Simon talks to economist Julianne Malveaux.
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Video Calls Out Catcallers, But Cuts Out White Men

In the video, most of the men who street-harass, who catcall, yell sand follow the woman are black and Latino. Noticeably absent from the video? White men.
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Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.
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Five Reasons Why Your Financial Outlook Just Got Better

Even if a big raise is not imminent for you, five factors are helping stretch today's paycheck: cheap gasoline; a strong dollar; low interest rates; fierce retail competition and a huge corn harvest.
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Ebola Design Challenge Says Yes To The Wedding Dress Designer

There were engineers. And virologists. And one wedding dress designer. Together, they're trying to devise a better design for protective gear worn by health workers in the Ebola ward.
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With Style And Silo, 'Modern Farmer' Melds Agrarian With Urban Hip

Modern Farmer is less than two years old but it's already won a National Magazine Award. "We're making fun of ourselves, in a way, because we don't know anything about farming," says the editor.
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A Week Later, Third Victim In Washington School Shooting Dies

Shaylee Chuckulnaskit's family described her as "a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can't imagine life without her."

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