Egyptian Court Hands Down 3-Year Sentences For Journalists And Activists

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Three Al-Jazeera English journalists and several student activists were sentenced to up to three years and six months in prison in Cairo on Saturday.

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Demonstrators Storm Beirut, Demanding Solutions To Garbage-Collection Crisis

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In Beirut, the Lebanese capital, bars and restaurants closed Saturday night in solidarity with anti-government protests that have grown over the last week.

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R.I.P. Humvee: What's Next For Military Transport?

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The reign of the Humvee is coming to an end and a new fleet of military vehicles is on the way. Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport discusses the history of the Humvee and what's next.

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Shooters Quicker To Pull Trigger When Target Is Black, Study Finds

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A new meta-analysis of trigger bias, drawing on 42 studies, found that when asked to evaluate a threat, people tend to shoot at black targets more often than white targets — and to do so more quickly

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A Real Horrorshow Property: 'Silence Of The Lambs' House On Sale

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If you've ever wanted to live inside a part of Hollywood history, now's your chance. Scott and Barbara Lloyd are selling their home, which was used for a set in The Silence of the Lambs.

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Nathaniel Rateliff, Honky-Tonk Soul Man, Stumbles Into A Hit

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Along with his band The Night Sweats, Rateliff is the voice behind "S.O.B." — a new song with an old sound that's catching a lot of people off guard.

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3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

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When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.

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For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed

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Phillips' new collection is both raw and refined, drawing on intimate experience while shunning autobiography. "I become uncomfortable when people make an equation between author and poem," he says.

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Tropical Storm Erika Falls Apart; Dominica Deaths At 20

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The storm caused devastating flooding and landslides on the tiny island earlier this week, but poses less of a threat to Florida, according to National Weather Service forecasts.

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Prep School Rape Trial Puts Spotlight On High School Assaults

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A male prep school graduate in New Hampshire has been acquitted of felony rape of a freshman girl, but convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault of a minor.

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Worsening Wildfire Seasons Tax The Forest Service

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The agency says it's now spending record amounts on fire suppression, and these bills are coming at the expense of its other programs — many of which would help prevent future wildfires.

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Months After Deadly Quake, Climbers Again May Go Up Mt. Everest

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Mt. Everest has reopened to climbers for the first time since the April earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Outside Magazine editor Grayson Schaffer.

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NHL Hall-Of-Fame Coach Al Arbour Dies At Age 82

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The long-time coach of the New York Islanders won four Stanley Cup championships with the team — after winning four as a player.

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Plunging Chinese Stock Market Was Barely Covered In China

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As the Chinese stock market dramatically tumbled, the country's state-run news media remained largely silent on the turmoil.

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Suspect Arrested In Killing Of Texas Deputy At Houston-Area Gas Station

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Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said the Friday evening shooting was "unprovoked" and called it a "cold-blooded execution." A suspect is now in custody.

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Egyptian Court Hands Down 3-Year Sentences For Journalists And Activists

Three Al-Jazeera English journalists and several student activists were sentenced to up to three years and six months in prison in Cairo on Saturday.

Demonstrators Storm Beirut, Demanding Solutions To Garbage-Collection Crisis

In Beirut, the Lebanese capital, bars and restaurants closed Saturday night in solidarity with anti-government protests that have grown over the last week.

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