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Two Americans Held In North Korea Are Back On U.S. Soil

Kenneth Bae, a Christian missionary detained in late 2012, and Matthew Todd Miller, arrested in North Korea earlier this year, came home Saturday.
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Five Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher

For our 50 Great Teachers series, a panel of experts shares thoughts on great teaching: past, present, and future.
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Bankruptcy Judge: Detroit Deal Nearly Miraculous

Even as Detroit attempts to exit municipal bankruptcy and wipe away its debt, the city still suffers widespread unemployment. Experts say it will take Detroit years to become healthy again.
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Loretta Lynch Would Be First Black Female Attorney General

President Obama is set to announce his nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general on Saturday. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.
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'Occupy The Farm': In Berkeley, The Revolution Will Be Irrigated

A new documentary film follows protesters who occupied a research farm owned by the University of California. The film has become a symbol of the subversive possibilities of urban farming.
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Hello 'Car Talk,' I Need A Good Car To Get Around Africa

It's not just American drivers who are mourning the death of Car Talk co-host Tom Magliozzi. He reached a global audience as well.
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Tech Week: The New U.S. CTO, Silk Road 2.0, Amazon Echoes Siri

A profile of the new U.S. technology chief , how the FBI took down the latest online bazaar for black market goods, and the other tech headlines you need to read, all in this week's roundup.
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'Chief Resilience Officers' Could Help Cities Cope With Calamity

The Rockefeller Foundation will pay 100 cities to hire people who can help them prepare for future shocks and stresses.
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For Political Junkies, A (Literary) Post-Election Fix

Post-elections, Molly Antopol and Jason Sheehan reflect on the results by turning to their favorite political books, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.
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Two Of Three States Reject Ballot Measures Restricting Abortion

North Dakota and Colorado voters struck down the "personhood" measures, which would give legal rights to fetuses. But Tennessee's Amendment 1 passed with 53 percent of the vote.

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