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American Couple Detained In Qatar Remains In Limbo

Melissa Block talks to Eric Volz, family representative for Matthew and Grace Huang, the American couple cleared by a Qatari appeals court in the death of their adopted daughter.
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UVA President Announces More Changes In Wake Of Sexual Assault Coverage

The president of the University of Virginia abruptly canceled a planned appearance Monday at the National Press Club amid controversy surrounding the issue of rape at the elite university. Instead, Teresa Sullivan laid out what she and other university officials plan to do going forward.
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From Feeling Lost To Army Strong, With The Help Of Poetry

Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.
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Among Dartmouth's Lathes And Saws, Lessons In Creativity

In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.
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On World AIDS Day, Fighting HIV And Stigma

Fewer than half of Americans who are HIV-positive receive medical care. Advocates and long-term survivors of HIV and AIDS reflect on how the stigma surrounding the virus may play a role.
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NPR Challenges Gag Order In Mine Disaster Case

Five news organizations are challenging a sweeping gag order issued in the federal criminal case against former coal mining executive Don Blankenship.
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As Supreme Court Considers Online Threats, An Update On Justin Carter

Justin Carter is a Texas 19-year-old who was jailed for making a "terroristic threat" on Facebook. Despite many efforts to get his case dismissed, he's still awaiting trial.
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Girl Scout Cookies Will Soon Be Just A Click Away

The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.
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Church Leaders Look To Educate, Encourage And Calm St. Louis Parishioners

Since a black man was shot to death by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, churches there have tried to reduce tension with dialogues on race and healing. That role was amplified Sunday.
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Charities Kick Off Holiday Season With Giving Tuesday

We preview Giving Tuesday, the annual online campaign to raise money for charities, and examine the overall outlook for charitable giving this year.

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