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Hackers Stole Data From More Than 100,000 Taxpayers, IRS Says

The thieves used the data to file fraudulent tax returns. The IRS commissioner said less than $50 million had been successfully claimed from the agency.
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Before Cleveland, About 30 Police Departments Entered DOJ Agreements

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Chuck Wexler, executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum, about the history of Justice Department involvement in reforming local police departments.
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As The NBA Conference Finals Wind Down, LeBron James Remains Dominant

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with ESPN's Amin Elhassan about the NBA Conference Finals. The Houston Rockets are down 3-0, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are one game away from sweeping the Atlanta Hawks.
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How Worried Should We Be About Lassa Fever?

The tropical virus has killed a man who returned to New Jersey from Liberia this month. But chances that he could have spread the disease are remote.
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Federal Appeals Court Lets Stand Blockage Of Obama Immigration Actions

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday against a request by the Obama Administration to resume applications for temporary deportation relief for an estimated 4.7 million immigrants.
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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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