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Canadian Woman Gets Her Stolen Car Back And Then Some

When Courtney Pickering got her car back after the police investigation, she found a knife, a bag of cocaine and a crack pipe. She also found a gun under the seat.

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Putin's Hockey Team Beats One Made Up Of School Kids

Russian President Vladimir Putin suited up with NHL All-Stars. His team triumphed 9-5 over a group of school kids. Putin scored twice.

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Biden Talks Education; Miami Audience Listens For Clues To Presidential Bid

Vice President Joe Biden is mulling a run for the White House. He made an education speech in Miami on Wednesday, but made no mention of politics or his deliberations.

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School Districts Squeezed By Pennsylvania's Budget Impasse

Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can't afford to pay them until it gets the money it is due from the state.

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China Commemorates Japan's WWII Defeat With Military Parade

The Communist Party said the parade in Tienanmen Square was to commemorate the victory against the fascists during WWII, but countries in the region see the event as nationalistic, muscle-flexing

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Kentucky County Gets Media Attention Over Clerk's Stand On Marriage

Steve Inskeep talks to author Silas House about the culture of eastern Kentucky. The area is in the spotlight since Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Why Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Won't Issue Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

A federal court is expected to decide on Thursday whether a county clerk should be held in contempt for not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Kim Davis says it goes against her religion.

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Manufacturers Notice Uptick In Sales Of Small Pickup Trucks

Truck sales are a key economic indicator. While Wall Street worries about China, sales of pickup trucks are through the roof. We examine what that means for the auto industry and the U.S. economy.

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How Much Do Teenagers Know About Sex And The Law?

Steve Inskeep talks to Al Vernacchio, a sexuality educator, about the challenges he faces teaching kids about what's legal and what's not when it comes to sex.

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Rape Trial Raises Questions About 'Senior Salute' At N.H. Boarding School

Families affiliated with St. Paul's School are defending it. A rape trial involving a student at the Episcopal boarding school shed light on a culture of sexual conquest at the elite institution.

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Obstacles Hamper Saudi Women From Registering To Vote

In Saudi Arabia, women are registering to vote and run for political office for the first time. Renee Montagne talks to Hatoon al-Fassi, who teaches Women's History at King Saud University.

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Seeking Asylum In Germany Can Mean Living In Limbo

The process drags on for years, and during the interim, applicants are unable to find a home, job or future. Advocates say the system needs streamlining.

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That Little Syrian Boy: Here's Who He Was

A photo of a drowned Syrian toddler on a Turkish beach sparked anguish and outrage over the handling of the world's migration crisis.

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Budapest Opens Rail Station But Suspends Train Service To The West

Hundreds of migrants camping in the square in Budapest rushed into the station, desperately trying to board trains for western Europe. All trains to the west have been canceled.

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Why Are Colleges Really Going Test-Optional?

Hoping to improve campus diversity, George Washington University recently joined other schools that no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores. But does ditching the tests actually help?

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What Does Daybreak Sound Like Where You Live?

The natural world is making a lot of noise at dawn. We're collecting recordings of this time of morning from across the world, so send us yours.

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