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Gov. John Kasich On Health Policy, Religion And Inclusiveness

The Ohio governor entered the crowded race for the GOP presidential nomination this week. Kasich tells NPR's Scott Simon why he feels he stands out among the candidates.
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Proposed Muslim Cemetery Rattles North Texas Town

A plan for a cemetery in Farmersville, north of Dallas, sparked a debate among residents. The mayor of the mostly white community says it will likely be approved, but some are pushing for a no vote.
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5 Airlines Investigated For Post-Derailment Price-Gouging

The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the AP's Scott Mayerowitz.
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First Chattanooga Shooting Victim Is Laid To Rest

Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Marine Staff Sgt. David Wyatt at his church and along the streets of Chattanooga on Friday.
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Obama Gets A Warm Welcome In His Father's Homeland

There's a festive air in Nairobi with the arrival of President Obama for his first visit since being elected. His focus is on promoting African entrepreneurs and getting electricity to rural areas.
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Local Flavor: In N.Y., Packing The Produce Into Pleasing Paninis

Christine Miller owns Dahlia's Delights in White Sulphur Springs, N.Y. Locals and tourists alike line up for her paninis, hot off the press and filled with fresh produce from her garden out back.
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Traffic Takes A Tremendous Global Toll, But Cheap Fixes Can Save Lives

It's a global issue, and deaths are often high in the developing world. A new report looks at inexpensive ways to cut down on fatalities.
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When Detecting Land Mines, The Nose Knows — Or, In This Case, The Trunk

In Angola, elephants avoid leftover land mines by using their prodigious sense of smell. The U.S. Army took notice — and now it's hoping to learn from elephants how to develop a better detector.
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California Judge Throws Out Lawsuit On Medically Assisted Suicide

The superior court judge says questions raised in the case should be decided by legislatures or voters, not the court. The terminally ill plaintiffs say they'll appeal his decision.
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Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Eligible For Parole In November

Obama administration sources tell NPR they won't try to stop the release of Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel and is eligible for parole in the fall.

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