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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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Asia
3:20 am
Wed May 20, 2015

U.S. Should Take A Tougher Stand Toward China, Report's Authors Say

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 1:15 pm

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Iraq
3:19 am
Wed May 20, 2015

Ramadi's Fall To ISIS Revives Questions About U.S. Strategy

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 3:36 pm

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Law
3:18 am
Wed May 20, 2015

FTC And States File Suit Against 4 Sham Cancer Charities

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

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Around the Nation
5:33 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Abandoned Books Spark Long Career In Law

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 6:06 am

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Around the Nation
5:33 am
Tue May 19, 2015

School Superintendent's Chief Of Staff Accused Of Inappropriate Gesture

Originally published on Tue May 26, 2015 11:53 am

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NPR Story
3:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Pixar's 'Inside Out' Gets A Lot Of Buzz At Cannes Film Festival

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 11:34 am

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3:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Why Turkish Motorists Can't Get A Break On Gas Prices

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 12:56 pm

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Low oil prices have led to low gas prices in the United States, but not in Turkey, where gas is about $10 per gallon. Why would that be? We find out now from NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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