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Anonymous Man Starts Internet Frenzy By Giving Away Cash

A man who says he cleared a big profit in a real-estate deal has been giving away money, hiding $50 or $100 at a time in California cities. More than 250,000 are following his clues on Twitter.
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'Belle': Romance, Race And Slavery With Jane Austen Style

After the success of movies about the brutality of slavery, the film Belle brings a whole new perspective. Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw talks about her role as a mixed-race 18th century heroine.
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Google's White Male-Heavy Staff Underlines Tech's Diversity Problem

After years of stalling, Google released a demographic breakdown of its staff that shows the company as 70 percent male and 61 percent white.
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U.S. GDP Fell 1 Percent; First Drop In 3 Years

Government analysts blame the first-quarter slump on "a significant decline in inventory investment," especially among car dealerships. Jobless claims fell by 27,000 last week, to 300,000.
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You Can Thank 150 Different Compounds For The Sweet Smell Of Bacon

The smell of frying bacon can rouse us from the deepest sleep. If you've ever wondered why, and how that works chemically, the American Chemical Society has a video for you.
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'Oh My Jesus!': Gun Violence Interview Gets Up-Close Example

An interview about guns in Chicago was derailed Wednesday when a burst of gunfire erupted down the street from where NPR's David Schaper was talking with a community activist.
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Judge Halts Ohio Executions, Citing Drug Controversy

A federal judge has put Ohio's next two scheduled executions on hold, months after an inmate took more than 20 minutes to die in an execution in the state.
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NPR Reporter Witnesses One Of Chicago's Latest Shootings

Gun violence in Chicago is so common in some neighborhoods that the daily reports of shootings can seem like little more than numbers. Our reporter saw the dangers of Chicago's South Side firsthand.
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50 Cent's Pitch: Just A Bit Outside

Rapper 50 Cent's first pitch at a Met's game Tuesday night joins other ceremonial pitches that could be considered an embarrassment. Video shows his pitch going far left of the catcher.
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Dallas Man Orders World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink

The Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino is valued at $54.75. It has 60 shots of espresso.

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