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Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Appears In Court For Shot At New Trial

Adnan Syed, whose case was widely publicized by the podcast Serial, is in court Wednesday for a hearing that offers him a chance at a second trial. He was convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend more than 15 years ago.
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Toyota Discontinues Youth-Oriented Scion Brand

Toyota has killed off its struggling Scion brand. The lineup of small cars targeted economy-minded young buyers. But those marketing efforts failed to win over millennials in any significant numbers.
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Super Bowl-Winning Quarterback Ken Stabler Had C.T.E., Test Results Show

The late quarterback Ken Stabler was an anti-establishment icon playing in the very pro-establishment NFL in the 1970s. Now he's become an icon of a very different sort. Test results showed that Stabler suffered from C.T.E., the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Stabler's long time partner, Kim Bush.
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Michigan Governor Wants $30 Million To Help Pay Bills For Lead-Tainted Water

Flint residents are still being billed for water that's unsafe to drink. Tens of thousands of petitions have demanded a moratorium on residents' drinking water bills.
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New Hampshire Newspaper Publisher: 'Trump Has Overturned The Table'

NPR's Robert Siegel spoke with Joe McQuaid, publisher of the largest New Hampshire newspaper, the Union Leader. The conservative paper endorsed Gov. Chris Christie, much to the ire of Donald Trump.
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Boosting Life Span By Clearing Out Cellular Clutter

So-called senescent cells no longer divide, but they secrete a mixture of chemicals that can trigger inflammation, which is involved in many age-related disorders. What if the cells were removed?
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Sayonara, Scion: Toyota Ending Brand Geared Toward Younger Drivers

The car brand aimed at younger drivers has seen dwindling sales, with only 56,167 cars sold last year in the U.S., according to Toyota.
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Robert Durst Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge, Accepts 7-Year Sentence

The fugitive New York real estate heir, featured in HBO's six-part documentary called The Jinx, is expected to go on trial on murder charges this summer in California.

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New Pardon Chief In Obama Justice Department Inherits A Huge Backlog

Veteran Philadelphia prosecutor Robert Zauzmer is heading up a key priority in the final year of Obama's presidency. He tells NPR he has seen too many unfair sentences levied for low-level offenders.
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Obama Visits Mosque In U.S. For First Time During His Presidency

The president's visit, which will also include a roundtable with Muslim community members, is intended to "reaffirm the importance of religious freedom" to life in America, the White House says.

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