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Staffers Resign En Masse At 'The New Republic' Amid Planned Changes

December 5, 2014 - 1:15pm

The magazine announced it was cutting its publication schedule, moving to New York and rebranding as a digital media company. Two top editors quit Thursday; more than half the masthead resigned today.

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What The Movies Taught Us About Teaching

December 5, 2014 - 1:03pm

As part of the 50 Great Teachers series, NPR's Bob Mondello looks at what Hollywood has taught us about teachers.

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Mall Murder Of American Teacher Stuns UAE, Where Violence Is Rare

December 5, 2014 - 1:03pm

Authorities say an Emirate woman in her 30s confessed to targeting Ibolya Ryan at an Abu Dhabi mall because she was American. The woman also is suspected in a foiled bomb attack on another American.

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China's Ex-Security Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges

December 5, 2014 - 12:51pm

Zhou Yongkang, a senior Communist Party official who retired in 2012, has been under investigation for bribery for months.

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It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

December 5, 2014 - 12:27pm

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It's quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.

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It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

December 5, 2014 - 12:27pm

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It's quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.

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What If Sharing Your MRI Was As Simple As Pinterest?

December 5, 2014 - 12:15pm

Why is it that you can share photos so easily online but you can't get a doctor to upload your MRI? An experiment to let patients see and share their scans gets rave reviews from early adopters.

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What If Sharing Your MRI Was As Simple As Pinterest?

December 5, 2014 - 12:15pm

Why is it that you can share photos so easily online but you can't get a doctor to upload your MRI? An experiment to let patients see and share their scans gets rave reviews from early adopters.

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The Fine Art Of Deception

December 5, 2014 - 11:11am

When visual tricksters play with perception, things are not always what they seem.

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A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

December 5, 2014 - 10:54am

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall. It is forecast to cut a path toward the capital, Manila.

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Obama Taps Ashton Carter As Defense Secretary Nominee

December 5, 2014 - 10:30am

Carter, a former No. 2 at the Pentagon, would succeed Chuck Hagel. If confirmed, he will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.

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ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

December 5, 2014 - 10:10am

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

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