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6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Hollywood Promises Summer Of Blockbusters, And Could Deliver

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 6:09 pm

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U.S.
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Why Have We Stopped Building War Memorials?

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U.S.
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Left Turns Cause A Quarter Of All Pedestrian Crashes In U.S.

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Law
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Officer's Acquittal Highlights Tense Police, Community Relations In Cleveland

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Law
6:01 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Brelo Verdict Shows The Difficulty In Applying Use Of Force Standards

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The Two-Way
4:58 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence

The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald today after he was arrested for domestic violence in California – his second arrest in the past nine months.

The Chicago Tribune adds:

"McDonald was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment, the Santa Clara, Calif., police department said. It's the second time since Aug. 31 that he's been arrested as a result of women claiming he assaulted them.

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Digital Life
4:51 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

'Kiss Everybody': Voice Mails Live On After Parents Are Gone

Charles Ornstein with his parents at his Bar Mitzvah. Through their voice messages, saved on his phone, Ornstein has a trove of verbal memories.
Charles Ornstein

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 6:01 pm

The voice mail message was like so many others from my mom over the years.

"Hi, it's mom," she began, then chatted on, full Jewish mom in her distinctive gravelly timbre. "There's a storm coming your way ... Please drive very carefully ... Love you. Bye."

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Asia
4:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

In Drought-Ridden Taiwan, Residents Adapt To Life With Less Water

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Sports
4:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17.
Shereen Marisol Meraji NPR

Originally published on Mon May 25, 2015 4:33 pm

Soccer fans are replacing their favorite club jerseys for national colors as the best female players in the world prepare to face off in Canada for World Cup 2015, which starts on June 6.

The American Outlaws, considered the biggest U.S. national soccer fan association, has already been rocking red, white and blue to cheer on the women's national team.

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NPR Ed
4:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

Yarborough with his Tales From The Crypt students in Friendship Cemetery in Columbus, Miss.
Elissa Nadworny NPR

It's early evening in Friendship Cemetery, the local graveyard in Columbus, Miss. The white tombstones are coated with that yellow glow you only see right before dusk.

Students from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science are spread out among the gravestones. They're dressed up in costumes: A tall brunette is wearing a dark maroon dress her grandmother made. A young man wears a top hat and leans on a walking cane.

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