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Fire Grounds Hundreds Of Flights At Chicago Airports

The fire in the basement of the Chicago Air Route Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Ill., caused numerous flight cancellations at O'Hare and Midway.
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Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F'

Two recent papers argue that using student surveys to evaluate professors is fundamentally flawed.
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More Protests In Ferguson Follow Police Chief's Video Apology

Thomas Jackson, who apologized in a video released Thursday for the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, faced protesters calling for his resignation.
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U.K. Approves Joining Anti-ISIS Airstrikes In Iraq

The parliamentary vote comes after Prime Minister David Cameron urged MPs to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.
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Everything Dies, Right? But Does Everything Have To Die? Here's A Surprise

Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.
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For Women In Sports TV, A Seat At The Table

The number of women who report on the NFL is relatively small, especially on TV— but their voices have gotten louder since the Ray Rice story broke.
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Rethinking The Relationship Between Civilization And Nature

NPR Blogger and astrophysicist Adam Frank takes to the streets of Seattle to tell Audie Cornish why he believes we ought to think of cities and nature in a more holistic way.
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'Here In The States, I Don't Even Know How To Talk To People'

After coming back from Afghanistan in 2011, Army veteran Captain Drew Pham had trouble adjusting to civilian life. (This StoryCorps interview first aired March 29, 2014, on Weekend Edition.)
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Navajo Court May Disqualify Presidential Candidate Over Language Credential

Candidates are required to speak Navajo fluently. But one of the two candidates who won the primary doesn't. He says he's a product of cultural destruction.
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Derek Jeter Leaves Yankee Stadium A Winner

Derek Jeter has gone out in storybook fashion in his final game at Yankee Stadium. His single in the ninth inning propelled the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 Thursday night.

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