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Hundreds Of Homicides By Police Go Uncounted In FBI Statistics

According to Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Barry, hundreds of justifiable homicides by police have gone uncounted in national statistics maintained by the FBI. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Barry about his report.
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Chlorine Gas Leak In Chicago Disrupts 'Furries' Convention

At least 19 guests were treated and released at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, where several thousand people, many dressed as animal characters, were attending the annual Midwest FurFest convention.
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Washington Post Reporter, Detained For Months In Iran, Is Charged

Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's Tehran bureau chief, was arrested in July, but the Iranian government has so far declined to say why.
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With Kleenex And A Sense Of Awe: Decking Out The White House

The lucky volunteers who decorate the Executive Mansion with garlands and crystal come from all over the country, bringing their stories as well as their cheer.

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Siblings Build A Butcher Shop For 'Meat'-Loving Vegans

Kale and Aubry Walch plan to open the country's first vegan butcher shop. Their goal: to free vegans from enduring yet another tofurkey holiday.
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U.S. Reportedly Unaware Of Second Hostage Ahead Of Failed Rescue

When U.S. Navy SEALs raided an al-Qaida hideout in a failed bid to rescue American Luke Somers, they didn't know that South African Pierre Korkie was also being held there.
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6 Gitmo Detainees Transferred To Uruguay, U.S. Says

Four Syrians, one Tunisian and one Palestinian were released to the South American country early today as part of a deal to reduce the inmate population at the controversial prison.
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Protests Over Police Killings Turn Violent In Berkeley, Calif.

At least two officers were injured trying to quell vandalism and looting among demonstrators protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and chokehold victim Eric Gardner.
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GOP Unseats Sen. Mary Landrieu In Louisiana

Republicans have reason to party in New Orleans this weekend. The GOP picked up a ninth Senate seat in Louisiana's runoff election Saturday — and by a wide margin.
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Police In Other Communities Are Consumed By Ferguson

Why is there such a divide between police and communities of color? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to high- and low-ranking officers for their views on Ferguson, New York and body cameras.

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