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Friday, September 13, 2013

March 19, 2010. The President in the Oval Office pressing Representatives to vote for the health care reform bill. In those final days before the vote, the President made hundreds of calls. (The White House/Wikimedia Commons)

The Pentagon Weighs In on Syria | A Government Shutdown is Looming—Again | Twitter Files for #SecretIPO | New Movie Releases: "Hank: Five Years Later" and "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve" | Death by Hanging for Men Convicted in Indian Gang Rape-Murder | NASA's Voyager Now First Human-Made Object to Leave the Solar System | One Man's Mission to Set Chopin Free

The Pentagon Weighs In on Syria

Military intervention in Syria seemed imminent following August’s horrific chemical attacks, but when President Obama brought the idea of a strike to Congress it foundered. Now, as a ...

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A Government Shutdown is Looming—Again

In just a few short weeks, the current fiscal year ends. For now, there is no consensus on how government operations will be funded after September 30. GOP lawmakers are refusing to p...

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Twitter Files for #SecretIPO

On Thursday, Twitter announced that it has filed paperwork for an initial public offering. The tweet surprised investors and employees alike. David Gelles, reporter for Takeaway partn...

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New Movie Releases: "Hank: Five Years Later" and "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve"

Two new documentaries—“Money For Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve” and “Hank: Five Years from the Brink"—look at the financial meltdown five years later. Do they tell the truth? An...

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Death by Hanging for Men Convicted in Indian Gang Rape-Murder

It will be a death penalty for the four convicted perpetrators of one of the most horrible crimes in Indian history—the public rape and murder of a young girl on a moving bus in Delhi...

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NASA's Voyager Now First Human-Made Object to Leave the Solar System

NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has become the first human-made object to reach interstellar space. Voyager 1 is not only doing this with technology that is decades old, but a computing s...

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Listeners Weigh In On What Influences Their Family Planning Decisions

This week we've been talking about family planning and what influences parents when it comes to having children. We asked you to tell us about your families and what considerations yo...

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One Man's Mission to Set Chopin Free

Aaron Dunn is on a music mission. His new Kickstarter campaign is called "Set Chopin Free." If successful, it will allow him to record all of Frederic Chopin’s music with the world’s ...

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