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2:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

ISIS Takes Control Of Ramadi, Key Iraqi City

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 7:00 am

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Around the Nation
2:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Amtrak Victims Remembered During Memorial Service

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 7:00 am

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Amtrak trains are running again between Philadelphia and New York. The line was closed for almost a week after a passenger train derailed. Last night, people paused in Philadelphia to remember the dead as NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

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Analysis
2:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Politics In The News: Republican Presidential Field Gets Crowded

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 7:00 am

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We're joined next, as we are most Mondays, by someone who always has a blast on the radio, Cokie Roberts. Hi, Cokie.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve. That's true (laughter).

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Around the Nation
5:57 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Political Science Professor's Name Added To Presidential Survey

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Around the Nation
5:57 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Despite Listeria Warnings Recalled Ice Cream Shows Up Online

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NPR Story
3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Network's Fall TV Shows Embrace Diverse Casts

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 5:57 am

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3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Garner Case Behind Him, Donovan Takes Oath Of Office In Congress

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 5:57 am

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3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 5:57 am

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3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

'Done Fighting This Madness,' Akron Mayor Steps Down

Akron, Ohio Mayor Donald Plusquellic in 2013.
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Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 9:21 am

Everybody says Mayor Don Plusquellic loves Akron, Ohio. It's just some of the people he can't stand, as he said in March to a packed crowd at his State of the City address.

Now Plusquellic, one of the longest-serving mayors in the country, plans to attend his last ribbon-cutting this weekend.

Soon after that, he is cutting ties with city government. Plusquellic spent decades in office in Akron — he's credited with transforming the local economy.

But he is also called bombastic and a bully, and he recently said he feared that a City Council member might kill him.

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3:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 2:34 pm

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