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Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores

July 22, 2014 - 8:03pm

The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.

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Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart

July 22, 2014 - 6:57pm

A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it's reportedly been cut apart.

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Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

July 22, 2014 - 6:51pm

South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.

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On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting

July 22, 2014 - 6:36pm

In a recent Gallup poll, most named immigration the biggest problem confronting the nation. But past periods of heightened worries have been brief — and haven't brought about solutions.

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Glass Or No Glass? That Is The Grill Lid Question

July 22, 2014 - 5:10pm

Would you be a better cook if you could see your food on the grill without lifting the lid? We take a peek under the hood of an innovative glass-top grill that claims to help prevent the dreaded burn.

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Glass Or No Glass? That Is The Grill Lid Question

July 22, 2014 - 5:10pm

Would you be a better cook if you could see your food on the grill without lifting the lid? We take a peek under the hood of an innovative glass-top grill that claims to help prevent the dreaded burn.

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Pop Quiz: 20 Percent Chance Of Rain. Do You Need An Umbrella?

July 22, 2014 - 5:08pm

What does a 20 percent chance of rain or snow actually mean? Interpreting probabilities in forecasts can be hard even for mathematicians and meteorologists — never mind the average person.

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VA Nominee Steps Before Senate Committee

July 22, 2014 - 4:53pm

Robert McDonald, President Obama's nominee to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, is appearing before the Senate for his confirmation hearing. He faces the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.

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VA Nominee Steps Before Senate Committee

July 22, 2014 - 4:53pm

Robert McDonald, President Obama's nominee to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, is appearing before the Senate for his confirmation hearing. He faces the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.

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Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version

July 22, 2014 - 4:50pm

Following the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, local residents have been talking about the event — but the picture is being distorted by a propaganda campaign in local media.

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Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version

July 22, 2014 - 4:50pm

Following the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, local residents have been talking about the event — but the picture is being distorted by a propaganda campaign in local media.

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University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted New York Town

July 22, 2014 - 4:49pm

People who live in Tonawanda, N.Y., live near a company whose ovens heat coal into material for the iron and steel industries, releasing toxic chemicals into the air.

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University Would Study Health Issues In Polluted New York Town

July 22, 2014 - 4:49pm

A plant in Tonawanda heats coal into material for the iron and steel industries, releasing toxic chemicals into the air. Residents have long blamed the pollution for several health problems.

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Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By Beetles

July 22, 2014 - 4:43pm

A pine tree planted in Los Angeles in memory of George Harrison is one of several brought down in Griffith Park by an infestation.

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Tree Planted To Honor Beatle Is Killed By Beetles

July 22, 2014 - 4:43pm

A pine tree planted in Los Angeles in memory of George Harrison is one of several brought down in Griffith Park by an infestation.

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Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles?

July 22, 2014 - 4:29pm

If inflation were to flare up, Fed policymakers would have to push up interest rates. Tuesday's consumer price report suggests inflation is low, but some say the data isn't capturing asset "bubbles."

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Inflation Came In Low Again, But Are There Bubbles?

July 22, 2014 - 4:29pm

If inflation were to flare up, Fed policymakers would have to push up interest rates. Tuesday's consumer price report suggests inflation is low, but some say the data isn't capturing asset "bubbles."

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Obamacare's Split Decisions Spell Law's Possible Return To Supreme Court

July 22, 2014 - 4:14pm

Two different U.S. appeals courts issued opposing verdicts on the Affordable Care Act, one striking down a crucial component of the law while another upheld the same component. NPR's Mara Liasson unravels the political consequences of the conflicting decisions.

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Obamacare's Split Decisions Spell Law's Possible Return To Supreme Court

July 22, 2014 - 4:14pm

Two different U.S. appeals courts issued opposing verdicts on the Affordable Care Act, one striking down a crucial component of the law while another upheld the same component. NPR's Mara Liasson unravels the political consequences of the conflicting decisions.

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Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court

July 22, 2014 - 4:14pm

The Affordable Care Act received conflicting rulings in federal courts Tuesday. One U.S. appeals court tossed out an IRS regulation governing subsidies, while another three-judge panel issued unanimous verdict saying just the opposite.

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