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Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic State

NPR News - September 11, 2014 - 7:22am

Editorials in major U.S. dailies signaled cautious backing of President Obama's plan to broaden an American-led offensive against the insurgency.

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Opinion Pages Offer Support On Plan To Combat Islamic State

NPR Politics - September 11, 2014 - 7:22am

Editorials in major U.S. dailies signaled cautious backing of President Obama's plan to broaden an American-led offensive against the insurgency.

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'Father And Son' Is Part Homage, Part Indictment

NPR Arts & Culture - September 11, 2014 - 7:03am

Marcos Giralt Torrente's memoir of his absentee father, the famed Spanish painter Juan Giralt, frequently resorts to lists and repetition to get across Torrente's exasperation, anger and love.

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Sometimes Suspects Make It Too Easy For Authorities

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 6:32am

In Boston, a convicted felon, who isn't supposed to have weapons, posted photos of himself with guns on Twiter. A Fla. man fell asleep while apparently robbing a house. He slept as police took photos.

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Fifth Graders' Onion Crop Is Missing, Apparently Stolen

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 5:16am

The class planted 100 onions in June and planned to harvest them this month. But when the students returned for the new school year, the onions were gone.

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Congress Will Eventually Vote On Force Against Islamist Militants

NPR Politics - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers talks to Steve Inskeep about whether Congress will authorize military action against militant members of the Islamic State.

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Congress Will Eventually Vote On Force Against Islamist Militants

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers talks to Steve Inskeep about whether Congress will authorize military action against militant members of the Islamic State.

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Eagles Running Back Accused Of Leaving 20 Cent Tip On $60 Check

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

A burger joint in Philadelphia posted LeSean McCoy's receipt on Facebook. Actor Charlie Sheen has pledged to give the waiter $1,000.

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July's Airline Flights Were More Likely To Be On Time

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Of the nation's 14 largest airlines, about 75 percent of flights arrived on time in July, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. That's up 2 percent from the same time last year.

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Ship Found From Doomed 1845 Arctic Expedition, Canada Says

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Steve Inskeep talks to Paul Watson, a Toronto Star columnist, about the discovery from the Franklin Expedition, which went missing 169 years ago while searching for the Northwest passage.

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Obama Tells Nation Islamist Threat Could Reach U.S. Shores

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

The U.S. fight against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State is expanding. President Obama's strategy includes expanding air strikes in Iraq and extending into neighboring Syria.

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La. Shrimpers Complain Low Prices Aren't Worth Their Effort

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.

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Activists Worry Pakistan's Blasphemy Law Is Being Abused

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

More than a dozen people are on death row and many more are on trial under Pakistan's blasphemy law. Rights groups say the law is increasingly being used to persecute minorities and to settle scores.

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Employer-Sponsored Health Costs Rose Modestly In 2014

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Health insurance premiums went up only a little more than inflation this year, according to a new survey. The average family plan cost about $16,800. That's a 3 percent increase over last year.

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StoryCorps Remembers 2 People Killed On Sept. 11, 2001

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

To mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, we hear about two of the 3,000 people who died in the World Trace Center: Sean Rooney and Karen Juday.

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Author Of 'Trainspotting' Backs Scotland's Bid For Independence

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Polls show that next week's referendum on whether to separate from the United Kingdom is too close to call. For a pro-independence view, Steve Inskeep talks to Scottish author Irvine Welsh.

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Jazz Arranger Gerald Wilson Dies At 96

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Bandleader, composer and arranger Gerald Wilson died Monday at his home in Los Angeles. Wilson's career stretched from the swing era of the 1930s into the 21st century.

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Moscow's Food Import Ban Means Higher Prices For Russians

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

Russia's response to Western sanctions designed to punish it for its aggression in Ukraine has been a ban on food imports from the U.S. and others. In Greece, farmers are suffering under Russia's ban.

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Mideast Region Reacts To Obama's Speech With Skepticism

Morning Edition - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

In a prime-time speech Wednesday, President Obama said the U.S. plans to "take out" the Islamic State "wherever they exist." Signaling a broadening of the American offensive so far.

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Obama Tells Nation Islamist Threat Could Reach U.S. Shores

NPR Politics - September 11, 2014 - 4:55am

The U.S. fight against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State is expanding. President Obama's strategy includes expanding air strikes in Iraq and extending into neighboring Syria.

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