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Global Markets Are Tanking. Why, And What's To Come?

David Greene talks with David Wessel of the Wall Street Journal and the Brookings Institution about the causes and effects of the ongoing slide in global markets.
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Storm-Tossed Cruise Ship Returns To N.J. Port: 'All Hell Broke Loose'

"The first day was great," one passenger says. "The second day we were watching a musical and everything started sliding."
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Girl Scout Cookie Flavors Vary By Region

Bite into a Thin Mints and it may taste different than the box your friend got. The Los Angles Times reports two bakers make Girl Scout cookies: one Thin Mints is smooth; the other crunchier.
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Democratic Debate: 4 Things To Watch Tonight

The debate airs on PBS Thursday night, two days after Bernie Sanders walloped Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. Here's what NPR will be watching.
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DOJ Sues Ferguson After Mo. City Rejects Police Overhaul Deal

The suit follows Ferguson's decision to not accept a consent decree negotiated between the city and the federal government to settle complaints following the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Remaining Occupiers Expected To Leave Wildlife Refuge Shortly

The last four anti-government militants at the National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon appear close to surrendering to the FBI. Law enforcement began closing in on them late Wednesday afternoon.
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Ex-LA County Sheriff Faces Months Behind Bars After Jail Scandal

Lee Baca has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of lying to federal prosecutors during a sweeping investigation into corruption and abuse inside the county's jails.
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Pressure Mounts On 4 Remaining Wildlife Refuge Occupiers

After federal agents closed in on four remaining anti-government militants still holed up in Oregon, they indicated they would probably surrender to the FBI Thursday morning.
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Christie, Fiorina Drop Out; Rest Of The GOP Presidential Field Pushes On

With the Republican race still unsettled after the New Hampshire primary, the battle moves to South Carolina. On Wednesday, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina withdrew from the race.
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Love Giant Insects? Meet The Tree Lobster, Back From The Brink

The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.

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