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Around the Nation
4:03 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Inmate Escapes From Jail Without Anyone Noticing

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 4:09 am

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NPR Story
2:10 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Hong Kong Protests: The Bigger Picture

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 3:49 am

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Politics
2:03 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Secret Talks And Back Channels Pervaded U.S. Relationship With Cuba

Cuban Premier Fidel Castro addressed the United Nations General Assembly in Sept. 1960, in New York. A new book details secret negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba dating back to President Kennedy's administration.
AP

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 3:48 am

For five decades, the official U.S. policy on Cuba was one of silence. But, the real U.S. relationship with Havana involved secret negotiations that started with President Kennedy in 1963, even after his embargo against the island nation, say the authors of the new book Back Channel to Cuba. In fact, nearly every U.S. administration for the past 50 years has engaged in some sort of dialogue with the Cuban government, they say.

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Economy
2:03 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial Regulation

"Who does Washington work for?" asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., after her bill that would let people refinance student debt was shot down in June. It was a question she came back to repeatedly in an NPR interview on the Goldman Sachs bailout and federal regulation of the financial sector.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 2:38 am

NPR's Steve Inskeep interviewed Sen. Warren about the audio tapes made by Carmen Segarra, a Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigator who was examining Goldman Sachs. A full transcript of the interview follows:

STEVE INSKEEP: You described what you learned from this report as disturbing. What's disturbing about it?

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Politics
1:58 am
Wed October 1, 2014

30-Year-Old Congressional Candidate Embraces Her Youth

Originally published on Wed October 1, 2014 3:22 am

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Education
10:47 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

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U.S.
10:00 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 10:46 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

This is one of those questions that is perfect for a Congressional hearing, though not so perfect for the witness. The question is how a man managed to get so far onto the White House grounds.

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Around the Nation
3:59 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Wearing Caffeine Won't Help You Lose Weight

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 10:46 am

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Around the Nation
3:52 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Suspect's Cologne Gives Him Away To Police K-9 Unit

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 10:46 am

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The Salt
3:40 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

University of Illinois student Stanley Dayan (from left) and Chabad Jewish Center employees Mordy Kurtz and Yosef Peysin work at the center's kosher food stand in 2013 at the university's State Farm Center basketball arena in Champaign, Ill.
David Mercer AP

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 10:46 am

Many millennials — people born after 1980 — have embraced vintage items: vinyl records, thick-framed glasses ... and now, dietary laws.

"I'm 21 years old, and, yes, I do keep kosher," says Lisa Faulds.

She says she ate whatever she wanted growing up: "bacon, ham, all that fun stuff. Seafood, shellfish."

But that all stopped a few months ago.

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher.

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