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Why Did Congress Kick The Can On Funding Islamic State Mission?

The president got approval for his plan to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters, but lawmakers didn't approve funds to pay for it or the broader air campaign.

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Calderon: End Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Create Carbon Tax

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon lead a group to encourage heads of state to propel climate change. He discusses the obstacles that block aggressive efforts to curb climate change.

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With Dark Humor, Anger And Empathy, Women Respond To The NFL

Women, who make up 45 percent of the NFL's fan base, are critical the league's handling of domestic abuse scandals. But some still support their teams and express sympathy for the players.

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What's Turkey's Next Step In Fight Against ISIS?

Turkey recently secured the release of 49 ISIS hostages. John Kerry said that Ankara had not committed to the coalition against ISIS because they first needed to deal with that hostage situation.

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An 'Epilogue' That Makes Sense Of The Chaos Of Memory

In his episodic memoir, Will Boast meets the siblings he never knew while navigating family deaths and secrets. Critic Ellah Allfrey finds Epilogue conceptually ambitious, but lacking in execution.

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Why A Teenage Mom Was Jailed In El Salvador After A Stillbirth

Christina Quintanilla faced up to 50 years in prison after an anonymous hospital worker accused her of having an abortion.

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Thousands March In Russia To Protest Involvement In Ukraine

A peace march in central Moscow on Sunday drew more than 25,000 protesters, objecting to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine.

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Perfume Genius' 'Too Bright': Noisy, Provocative And A Little Angry

Music critic Will Hermes reviews the latest album from Perfume Genius, Too Bright.

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Questions Swirl Around How Vet Jumped White House Fence

The Secret Service is reviewing how it secures the White House after an Iraq war vet jumped the fence and made it inside the doors before being subdued. What led up to the security lapse?

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Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

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Kurdish Refugees Join Huge Numbers Of Displaced Syrians

The Syrian refugee flood in southern Turkey this weekend is just the latest in a larger crisis in the region. NPR's Melissa Block and Robert Siegel go over the numbers.

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Pope Picks Moderate To Lead Chicago's Catholics

Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., has emphasized pastoral needs and compassion over rigid positions on issues such as gay rights, but church experts don't expect a sea change on hot-button issues.

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Look Out MAVEN, India's Mars Orbiter Is Closing In

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is set to reach Mars on Wednesday, just days after a U.S. NASA probe began its orbit around the Red Planet. The difference? India did it on a much tighter budget.

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Climate Activists Look For Solutions From Business, Diplomats

Business and corporate leaders are starting to take climate risk seriously enough to put money on the table to do something about it.

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It's 10:10. Do You Know What Time That Is?

Ever wonder why watch ads always display the same time, 10:10, and why Apple's new watch is a minute early? NPR's All Tech Considered ponders the tradition of watch times in advertising.

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Tensions Rise As Syrian Kurds Flee ISIS Advance

The Islamic State recently launched an offensive that sent a wave of Kurdish refugees into Turkey from Syria. Deborah Amos reports from southern Turkey on the chaos on the border.

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