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Trial Of 'Washington Post' Reporter Jason Rezaian Begins In Iran

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Douglas Jehl, the foreign editor of the Washington Post, about the closed trial, which began Tuesday in Iran.
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U.S., Turkey Divided On Support For Rebel Forces In Syria

The U.S. still isn't quite on the same page with its close ally, Turkey, on who to back in the Syrian civil war — moderates or Islamists.
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More Rain Expected As Massive Flooding Shuts Down Houston

Parts of Houston have received nearly a foot of rain in the past day. The deluge has led to flooding, school and road closures, and many water rescues.
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Injection Drug Use Fuels Rise In Hepatitis C Cases

The rise in injection drug use across the country, especially the eastern U.S., is fueling an outbreak of hepatitis C. Outreach workers are offering clean needles and testing to contain the spread.
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Cleveland, Justice Department Reach Settlement On Police Reforms

The agreement between the city and the Justice Department comes after federal authorities found the police engaged in a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations.
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What Will The Next President Face On #Day1?

This week, NPR looks at four seemingly intractable problems that await the 45th president: stagnant wages, violent extremism, cybersecurity and the federal debt.
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One Man's Mission To Keep AOL's Legacy Alive

In the wake of Verizon buying AOL, one man wants to make sure that the history of the once-dominant Internet service provider stays alive. Jason Scott wants you to send him all of your AOL CD-ROMs.
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California's Drought Makes It Rain Big Bucks For Local Businesses

"Every crisis is an opportunity." That's exactly how some entrepreneurs are looking at California's worsening drought; the drier it gets, the more their business thrives.
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Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55 Billion

Charter Communications announced Tuesday it is buying Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $55 billion. Regulators halted a deal last month for Time Warner to be acquired by Comcast.
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NYU Changes Its Policy On Reviewing Applicants' Criminal Background

NYU has announced that when looking at applications, it will initially overlook the criminal record of prospective students.

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