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States And Businesses Continue Playing The Keystone XL Waiting Game

What would happen if the Keystone XL pipeline does not go ahead? NPR's Arun Rath talks with Peter Schwiering of Rose Rock Midstream, a crude oil storage company in Cushing, Okla.
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How The CIA Almost Lost A Key Informant

Beyond the Senate's recent revealing report, further details about the CIA's brutal interrogation of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed were uncovered recently by Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker.
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'Selma' Stirs Powerful Memories In Its Namesake Town

At a free screening of the film in Selma, Ala., many in the audience — both black and white — had firsthand connections to the history portrayed on the screen.
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Pastor's Gay Brother 'Frustrated That NPR Made This A News Story'

Last week, Pastor Allan Edwards told NPR about his choice to marry a woman despite his attraction to men. His story prompted comments from many — including his brother Dexter.
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For The Record: Aging Out and Moving On

The number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double in 35 years. That means more families grappling with what to do when a loved one can't live alone anymore.
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A Musical Memorial For The Face Of Extinction

Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.
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In Oregon, Medicaid Now Covers Transgender Medical Care

The Oregon Health Plan just started covering the cost of reassignment surgery and hormone therapy for transgender people. Oregon joins a handful of states that provide such coverage through Medicaid.
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George Zimmerman Again Arrested On Assault Charges

It's the latest in a string of encounters with law enforcement since the former neighborhood watch volunteer was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin.
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SpaceX Launch Successful; Recovery Attempt 'Close, But No Cigar'

The private launch contractor resupplying the ISS said a plan to recover the rocket's spent first stage at sea hit a snag.
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Employment Is Up. Paychecks, Not So Much

Hopes that wages may finally be solidly on the rise were dashed in Friday's jobs report. While employers added 252,000 new jobs, average hourly earnings actually dipped.

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