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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 3:39am

Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.

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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:39am

Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.

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Golf May Be Too Polite A Sport For Presidential Politics

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 3:33am

President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.

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Golf May Be Too Polite A Sport For Presidential Politics

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:33am

President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.

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The L.A. School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 3:32am

The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.

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The LA School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:32am

The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.

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The LA School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know

NPR Education - August 27, 2014 - 3:32am

The Los Angeles Unified School District has shut down a half-a-billion-dollar deal with Apple and Pearson to provide classroom technology. Here's what happened.

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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

Morning Edition - August 27, 2014 - 3:30am

One clothing company whose bottom line was hurt in the wake of bad weather events decided to look to polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles.

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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:30am

One clothing company whose bottom line was hurt in the wake of bad weather events decided to look to polyester fibers made from recycled plastic bottles.

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Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

NPR Health&Science - August 27, 2014 - 3:28am

The company Vital Decisions hires social workers to help people make end-of-life plans in advance, over the phone. But the counselors are paid by insurers. Critics see a conflict of interest.

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Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:28am

The company Vital Decisions hires social workers to help people make end-of-life plans in advance, over the phone. But the counselors are paid by insurers. Critics see a conflict of interest.

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Build A Toothbrush, Change The World. Or Not

NPR Health&Science - August 27, 2014 - 3:27am

You think bringing a new toothbrush to market is easy? The seven-year saga of two dental entrepreneurs struggling to bring their patented brush to consumers suggests otherwise.

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Build A Toothbrush, Change The World. Or Not

NPR News - August 27, 2014 - 3:27am

You think bringing a new toothbrush to market is easy? The seven-year saga of two dental entrepreneurs struggling to bring their patented brush to consumers suggests otherwise.

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Setting Your Movie In Boston? Bettah Get The Accent Right

NPR Arts & Culture - August 27, 2014 - 3:26am

A new film about mobster Whitey Bulger is in the works, and its success may ride on one crucial detail: whether or not the actors can deliver a convincing "hihowahya?"

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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

NPR News - August 26, 2014 - 8:31pm

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.

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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

NPR News - August 26, 2014 - 8:31pm

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.

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Emmy Awards 2014: Safe Choices In A Time Of Groundbreaking TV

NPR Arts & Culture - August 26, 2014 - 6:56pm

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Monday's Emmy Awards promised to recognize TV's emerging future — but ultimately rewarded comfortable favorites over disruptive upstarts.

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Emmy Awards 2014: Safe Choices In A Time Of Groundbreaking TV

NPR News - August 26, 2014 - 6:56pm

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says Monday's Emmy Awards promised to recognize TV's emerging future — but ultimately rewarded comfortable favorites over disruptive upstarts.

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Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

NPR News - August 26, 2014 - 6:02pm

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible-marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

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Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment

NPR Health&Science - August 26, 2014 - 5:30pm

Enlisting parents to make sure teens get counseling is a start, but a lot of families need more support, research suggests. Even finding the right therapist can be daunting.

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