Coast Guard Suspends Search For El Faro Survivors

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The cargo ship sank last week in Hurricane Joaquin, in which 33 people were on board. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating what happened to the ship.

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Dartmouth College Removes Director Of Native American Program

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The Native American Program at Dartmouth College is without a leader. College officials removed Susan Taffe Reed as director of the student support program after Native American groups questioned her connection to the community. The controversy reveals the complications of figuring out who can best support Native American students on campus.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Offer Varied Responses To Oregon Shooting

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GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson says if he would have engaged the Orgeon shooter if he had been there, He isnt the only republican who has soken about guns recently,.

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In Honor Of His 63rd, Putin Plays Hockey And Is Painted As The Buddha

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The Russian leader scored seven goals in his birthday game with NHL players — and in a Moscow exhibition, works of fan art depicted him in guises including Batman, Thor, Jupiter and the Buddha.

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In The 'Golden Age Of Television,' Advertising Intersects With Programming

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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum about her essay on the new model of advertising in the so-called "golden age of television."

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Jeb Bush Struggles To Rebrand His Household Name As Iowa Approaches

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Jeb Bush entered the 2016 presidential race as the presumed frontrunner for the GOP nomination. But it's been a long time since that description has fit his campaign. In the first states to vote — less than four months from now — he's fallen to the middle of the pack and political outsiders Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina have risen.

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Kickstarter Launches Drive To Raise Funds Supporting Refugees

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Julien Schopp, director of humanitarian practice at InterAction, about how the White House called on members of the private sector to aid UN refugee agency efforts.

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Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To 3 Scientists For DNA Repair Discovery

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be shared by three scientists for their work on how cells repair damage to DNA. They have discovered DNA damage can lead to mutations, which in turn can lead to cancer.

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Kevin McCarthy Could Be The Next Speaker. Is He Still A 'Bakersfield Boy'?

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Many of McCarthy's Bakersfield, Calif., constituents like him, but he's riled some Latinos over immigration and been criticized by conservatives for compromising.

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Obama Apologizes To Doctors Without Borders For Kunduz Hospital Attack

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Doctors Without Borders calls on President Obama and 75 other Geneva signatories to investigate the Kunduz, Afghanistan, bombing by activating the never before used fact-finding commission of the Geneva Conventions.

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Pakistani Entrepreneur Draws Migrants To Pop-Up Internet Cafes

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It's not just shady smugglers profiting off the misery of refugees pouring into Europe. A Pakistani entrepreneur is tracking the flow of the human river, looking for spots to set up all-service cafes.

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Russian Military Confers With Israel On Involvement In Syria

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Israel is gauging the Russian airstrikes in Syria by staying in touch with Russian officials and seeking a manageable war next door.

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Scientists Grow Primitive Human Kidneys In A Dish

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Scientists have tried for years to grow artificial kidneys in the lab. They've gotten a bit closer by using stem cells to create an "organoid" much like a fetal kidney. But it's missing key parts.

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Songs We Love: Mano Le Tough, 'Trails'

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Niall Mannion's heartfelt and abstract electronic-pop winner is a song made for people who are at home in a club, yet universal in the way they search for connection with others.

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The Year In Space: U.S., Russian Spacefarers On The International Station

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NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with NASA Commander Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, who are spending the year on the International Space Station.

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