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Killing Of Unarmed Black Man By White Officer Sparks Protests In Arizona

Phoenix police say the officer saw Rumain Brisbon reach into his pocket for something that turned out to be a bottle of oxycodone pills.
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'Rolling Stone' Says Trust In Gang-Rape Accuser Was 'Misplaced'

The magazine reported last month on a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012. It said today that there were "discrepancies" in its story.
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Staffers Resign En Masse At 'The New Republic' Amid Planned Changes

The magazine announced it was cutting its publication schedule, moving to New York and rebranding as a digital media company. Two top editors quit Thursday; more than half the masthead resigned today.
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What The Movies Taught Us About Teaching

As part of the 50 Great Teachers series, NPR Movie Critic Bob Mondello looks at what Hollywood's taught us about teachers.
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It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It's quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.
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What If Sharing Your MRI Was As Simple As Pinterest?

Why is it that you can share photos so easily online but you can't get a doctor to upload your MRI? An experiment to let patients see and share their scans gets rave reviews from early adopters.
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Baby's Necklace Could End Up Being A Life Saver

In countries like India, where vaccine records are kept on paper, kids often miss a dose — with potentially fatal results. Now some Yale students have come up with a high-tech (and cheap) solution.
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New Jersey Legislature Clears Gov. Chris Christie In Bridge Scheme

The report, however, found that two former aides acted with "perceived impunity" when they ordered the shutdown of some lanes of the George Washington Bridge last year.
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Prep Work Contributes To Successful Protest Turnout

The New York and Missouri grand jury decisions sparked protests across the country. To mobilize supporters, organizers relied on social media and old-fashioned methods of phone calls and canvassing.
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November Jobs Report Shows Steady Growth

The unemployment rate held steady last month at 5.8 percent. And employers added 321,000 jobs to payrolls, far above expectations.

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