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NPR Names Jarl Mohn As Its New CEO And President

Jarl Mohn currently serves on the boards of several organizations, including Scripps Networks Interactive and Southern California Public Radio. He will be NPR's fourth leader since the start of 2009.
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How A Persian-American Love Story Got Its Start In Harlem

Tell Me More's Davar Ardalan receives an Ellis Island Medal of Honor and remembers her grandparents. Their story began in 1920s Harlem and, Ardalan writes, "could be a page out of a Persian epic."
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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?
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As Craft Beer Starts Gushing, Its Essence Gets Watered Down

Think you know what craft beer is? Since the last time you checked, the meaning has probably changed. Increasingly, the industry is making exceptions to the definition to accommodate big breweries.
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NFL Draft's First Round: Manziel Slides, No Running Backs Taken

The Houston Texans used the NFL draft's No. 1 pick to take Jadeveon Clowney. The story of the night was how the Cleveland Browns wound up with a new quarterback, Heisman winner Johnny Manziel.
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Hoarding Can Start Early, But Signs Are Hard To See In Teens

Most people with hoarding disorder are older, but researchers say teenagers can have many of the symptoms. The fact that they haven't had enough time to accumulate stuff may mask the problem.
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Truck Driver Follows GPS Instructions. He Shouldn't Have

A truck driver in Idaho was hauling sand to a golf course when the GPS led him onto a one-lane dirt road in the forest. He couldn't turn around and the rig eventually rolled over.
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Driver In Carpool Lane Pulled Over For Suspicious Passenger

Cars in that lane outside Boston should have at least two occupants. A mannequin's head doesn't count as a passenger.
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Crowdfunding Can Help Build Business, But At What Cost?

The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to let small businesses get financed by the masses. Investing in startups is risky, though. Meanwhile, critics are wary of regulation.
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Hollywood Protests Against Owners Of Beverly Hills Hotel

The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.

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