Muslim Community Remembers Chapel Hill Victims

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A year after a gunman killed 3 young Muslim-Americans in North Carolina, many in the local Muslim community has responded by being more vocal and visible around issues of faith.

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Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! New Book From The Wizarding World Coming This Summer

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The book, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II picks up the story of Harry and co. where the series epilogue left off. It will comprise the script of a play of the same name.

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New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

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The total ballots cast and turnout among Republicans was the highest ever. But, for Democrats, it was big, but not perhaps as "huge" as Bernie Sanders made it out to be.

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Warns Of Growing Risks To U.S. Economy

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear in congressional testimony Wednesday she sees an economy that faces increased risk. Her assessment was sufficiently downbeat to practically remove the possibility of another interest rate hike at the Fed's next monetary policy meeting in March.

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On The Streets Of Tehran, Searching For Signs Of Economic Improvement

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Steve Inskeep takes the subway around Tehran — meeting ordinary Iranians along the way. Many are skeptical about whether recent sanctions relief will improve their standards of living any time soon.

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Virus Profilers Race To Figure Out What Makes Zika Tick

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Though Zika was discovered in 1947, few scientists since had studied the virus. Now, while some check its genes, others turn to placental cells for clues to any link between Zika and birth defects.

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Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

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Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.

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'Full Frontal' Showrunner: 'It's A Feminist Show Because We Are All Feminists'

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"But it's not a show about women stuff," Jo Miller says. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee covers refugees, mental health, prison and climate change, among other things.

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Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

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State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter Convenes Anti-ISIS Coalition Partners In Brussels

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter is convening his counterparts from more than two dozen anti-ISIS coalition partners in Brussels on Thursday. Carter aims to goad them into stepping up their contributions to the war on ISIS. But the meeting coincides with what Sunni Arab partners consider a far greater threat in Syria: a Russian-Iranian-Assad offensive on the verge of recapturing Aleppo from rebels.

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Key Moments From The U.S. Spy Chief's Annual 'Litany Of Doom'

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In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Intelligence Director James Clapper says "unpredictable instability has become the new normal."

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Famous Big-Wave Surf Contest Thwarted By Undersized Waves

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"The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go," read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called "The Eddie" for short.

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Real Estate Through The Eyes Of Zillow

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We revisit our conversation with the CEO and chief economist about their new book, "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate."

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Justice Department Sues Ferguson After City Amends Police Reform Deal

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One day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a police and court reform plan, negotiated with DOJ, the feds filed a lawsuit against the city. The council said the deal was too costly.

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Not My Job: We Ask 'Madoff' Star Richard Dreyfuss About Fonzie Schemes

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Since Dreyfuss will be portraying the financier behind a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, we'll see how much he knows about Arthur Fonzarelli on Happy Days.

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Muslim Community Remembers Chapel Hill Victims

A year after a gunman killed 3 young Muslim-Americans in North Carolina, many in the local Muslim community has responded by being more vocal and visible around...

New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

The total ballots cast and turnout among Republicans was the highest ever. But, for Democrats, it was big, but not perhaps as "huge" as Bernie Sanders made it out to be.

Famous Big-Wave Surf Contest Thwarted By Undersized Waves

"The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go," read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called "The Eddie" for short.

Justice Department Sues Ferguson After City Amends Police Reform Deal

One day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a police and court reform plan, negotiated with DOJ, the feds filed a lawsuit against the city. The council...

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