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3:01 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Boy Scouts' National President Says It's Time To Accept Gay Adult Leaders

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 4:08 pm

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And the head of the Boy Scouts of America is calling on the organization to drop its ban on gay adult leaders.

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NPR Story
3:01 am
Fri May 22, 2015

State Department Envoy Defends Administration's Efforts Against ISIS

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 5:32 am

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Africa
5:46 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Freed From Boko Haram, Hostages Now Held By Nigeria's Military

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 7:20 am

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Around the Nation
4:45 am
Thu May 21, 2015

California Drought Creates Business Opportunities

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 5:44 am

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Asia
3:16 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 5:44 am

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Around the Nation
3:00 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Boston-Based MiniLuxe Aims To Be 'Starbucks' Of Nail Salons

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 11:30 pm

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NPR Story
3:00 am
Thu May 21, 2015

Senate Panel Considers New Constraints On Fed's Emergency Lending

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 5:44 am

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Law
9:15 am
Wed May 20, 2015

'Cartel' Of 4 Big Banks To Plead Guilty To Gaming The Exchange Rate

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 10:09 am

Four major banks — Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland — have agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say that traders from the banks, who allegedly called themselves "the cartel," used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros. Meanwhile, the Justice Department has taken the unusual step of tossing out what's called a deferred prosecution agreement against a fifth bank.

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Around the Nation
4:47 am
Wed May 20, 2015

It's David Letterman Day In Indianapolis

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 10:09 am

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Around the Nation
4:18 am
Wed May 20, 2015

That's One Way To Deal With A Loose Tooth

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 10:09 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Eight-year-old Calvin Stanley of Montana was desperate to get rid of a loose tooth.

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CALVIN STANLEY: My name is Calvin, and this is the Montana tooth pull.

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