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2 Ways To Think About Nothing, One Mo' Time

Let's compare two kinds of nothing: an empty patch of deep space and an empty piece of paper that was once beautiful. There's nothing to see in either. Or is there?
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Police Officer Shot In Ferguson, Mo. As Protests Continue

The shooting does not appear to be connected to the protests, police said. The officer, a woman, is expected to recover.
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Right And Left Joined Forces In Fight To Legalize Home Schooling

Until the late '80s, it was illegal to home-school children in many states. That changed thanks to the joint efforts of conservative Christian home schoolers and anti-authoritarian un-schoolers.
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I Thought It Was Just Stress, Until It Broke My Heart

Sure, she felt sick, but it was probably just stress. She had to make it to the crucial meeting at her son's school and solve the day care problem. But all along her heart was whispering, "enough."
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Looking Back On Eric Holder's Time As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder announced this week that he will be resigning. Justice correspondent Carrie Johnson speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about Holder's legacy and who will likely replace him.
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After 7 Years, Finally, A Football Field Of Their Own

In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.
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More Chicago Flights Canceled; Suspect Was Told Of Hawaii Transfer

One day after Chicago's air traffic system was crippled, some flights resume and details emerge about the man suspected of setting a fire inside a federal radar center.
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Confined In China, Ai Weiwei Directs Alcatraz Exhibit From Afar

The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.
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For Missions Over Hostile Syria, Air Force Unwrapped Its Newest Jet

Available since 2005, the $90 million F-22 fighter was simply more machine than the military had needed - until there were worries about whether Bashar Assad's air defenses would stand down.
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Progress In Nuclear Talks With Iran Is Still Glacial

One expert says that the negotiators in the room are inclined to move faster, but the deeply opposed domestic constituencies leave both sides skittish.

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