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Kentucky Clerk's Office Issues Same-Sex Marriage License

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A deputy clerk issued the license, while the elected county clerk spent the morning in jail. A gay couple who had tried five times before finally got their marriage license.

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Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.1 Percent Amid 173,000 New Jobs In August

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The latest job-creation figure fell short of economists' forecasts. But the reports from the Department of Labor added a total of 44,000 jobs to the tallies for June and July.

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U.N. Calls On European Union To Accept 200,000 Refugees

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Also: The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned in the Aegean Sea buries his family, and in Hungary, 2,300 migrants at a refugee camp near the Serbian border have threatened to break out.

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How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro?

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More than a quarter of parents in a recent poll say they hope their teens who play high school sports will become professional athletes. But sky-high parental expectations can have a dark side.

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Unbeknownst To His Family, Virginia High School Student Recruited For ISIS

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Renee Montagne talks to Andrew McCabe of the FBI about the case of the 17-year-old Virginia student, who was sentenced to 11 years in a federal prison for aiding the Islmaic Sate, also known as ISIS.

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Is The James Bond Franchise Ready For A Black 007?

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Idris Elba's name has been floated as a possible successor to Daniel Craig. Anthony Horowitz, who writes the current Bond books, apologized for saying Elba is "too street" to play the suave spy.

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Islamic State Militants Target More Ancient Ruins In Syria

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Syria's antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters that ISIS had destroyed three ancient tower tombs in Palmyra, built between the years 44 and 103 CE.

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In 1975, Colo. Clerk Says Same-Sex Marriage License Generated Hate

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Decades ago in Boulder, Colo., Clela Rorex issued a groundbreaking marriage license to the first openly gay people she'd ever met. This conversation first aired on July 18, 2014 on Morning Edition.

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China's Economy Slows As Focus Shifts From Manufacturing To Consumer Spending

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Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, about his trip to China and his observations about the country's economy.

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August Jobless Data To Influence Fed's Decision On Hiking Interest Rates

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The monthly jobs report could tip the balance for the Federal Reserve. Policymakers are weighing whether to raise the Fed's official interest rates later this month.

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Hungarian Police Try To Get Migrants Off Train And To Refugee Camp

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Journalists were not allowed to go near the train and watched from the station platform. The migrants held hand written signs out the windows that read we want to go to Germany.

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Top Stories: Ky. Same-Sex Marriage License; Jobless Rate At 5.1%

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Also: A gunman at a California college kills one person, injures another and flees; four American peacekeepers are injured in Egypt; and there's quite a crowd aboard the International Space Station.

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Hillary Clinton To Make A Thank You Trip To Puerto Rico

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Hillary Clinton goes to Puerto Rico on Friday to thank voters there for past support in the primaries, and offering her support for more lenient treatment of the island's mounting public debt.

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