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IRS Reports Theft Of More Than 100,000 Taxpayers' Information

The IRS reports the theft of tax information through online fraud. The agency says it will give the 100,000 taxpayers affected free credit monitoring services.

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Out Of The Classroom And Into The Woods

In this Vermont kindergarten, every Monday is "Forest Monday" a day that gets students out of the classroom and into nature.

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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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'Journey To Jihad' Tells Story Of Belgian Teenager Who Joined Islamic State

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Ben Taub, author of the New Yorker article, "Journey to Jihad," about a teen who converted to Islam, was radicalized, and later joined the self-declared Islamic State.

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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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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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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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NYU Changes Its Policy On Reviewing Applicants' Criminal Background

NYU has announced that when looking at applications, it will initially overlook the criminal record of prospective students.

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Higher-Tech Fake Eggs Offer Better Clues To Wild-Bird Behavior

Faux eggs made with 3-D printers are better than sculpted versions, researchers say, because it's easier to systematically vary their size, weight and other features. Next goal: 3-D fragile shells.

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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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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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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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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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Tripoli's Niemeyer Fairground Recalls Happier Times Before Civil War

In northern Lebanon, a complex of sweeping buildings designed by renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer reminds people of more peaceful times.

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Death Toll Rises To 750 As Heat Wave Sweeps Through India

Over 750 people are dead in India — mostly in the South — as an intense heat wave grips the country.

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