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Can A Computer Change The Essence Of Who You Are?

The latest episode of NPR's Invisibilia takes us online. Some people think interacting with these machines is changing us all — for better and worse.
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Montana Man Sentenced To 70 Years For Shooting Unarmed Intruder

Markus Kaarma argued self-defense after shooting an unarmed German high school exchange student in his garage. But the judge ruled that Kaarma wasn't protecting his home, he "went hunting."
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Ruling May Force Ala. Probate Judges To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a probate judge in Mobile must issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
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Brian Williams Case Raises Fundamental Questions About An Anchor's Role

Two former network news chiefs reflect on the crisis facing NBC over the scandal involving suspended anchor Brian Willliams and question the fundamental role anchors play.
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Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny

American firms have about $2 trillion in overseas accounts — money they could be using to hire workers and pay dividends in the U.S. The president wants to encourage them to bring that money home.
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With Porches And Parks, A Texas Community Aims For Urban Utopia

Austin's Mueller neighborhood is a new-urbanist dream, designed to be convivial, walkable and energy-efficient. Every house has a porch or stoop, and all the cars are hidden away.
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Tiger Woods Steps Away From Golf Amid Terrible Season

Woods is currently ranked 62nd in the world, which is his lowest since joining the PGA tour nearly 20 years ago. Robert Siegel talks to Ron Sirak, a senior writer for Golf Digest.
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FBI Director Wades Into Contentious Debate Over Policing And Race

James Comey says the nation is at a crossroads when it comes to race and policing. He told students on Thursday that it's time for law enforcement and communities to face some hard truths.
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Space Station Astronauts In Star Wars-Themed Crew Pic

First there was suited-up astronaut Leland Melvin posing with his dogs. Now, a Space Station crew set for launch in September has donned Jedi robes.
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FBI Director Faces 'Hard Truths' Of Policing Minority Communities

James Comey says both systematic and societal factors play a part in disconnect between law enforcement and communities of color.

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