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7:37 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Snack Food Trail Leads Police In Iowa To Suspected Burglar

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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Around the Nation
7:37 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Stranded Travelers Treated To An Off-Off-Off Broadway Show

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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History
7:10 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Obama To Honor Harlem Hellfighter With Medal Of Honor

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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NPR Ed
6:23 am
Tue June 2, 2015

The Quantified Student: An App That Predicts GPA

Scientists have developed an app that tracks how much time students spend sleeping, working out, studying or partying.
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It sees you when you're sleeping ... it knows when you're awake ... it knows if you've been hitting the books, so be good for goodness' sake!

No, it's not Santa Claus. It's the digital Jiminy Cricket each of us carries in our pocket, otherwise known as a smartphone.

In a small experiment, researchers at Dartmouth College have shown that data automatically collected by an Android app can guess how students are spending their time — predicting their end-of-term grades with scary accuracy.

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Parallels
5:45 am
Tue June 2, 2015

In Turkey, Violence Against Women Is Often A Private Family Matter

Demonstrators in the Turkish capital of Ankara hold posters of Ozgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old student who was allegedly killed by a bus driver after fighting off a sexual assault. The posters read: "End killings of women."
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Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 2:13 pm

Mutlu Kaya is gifted with a strong, pure voice, and it nearly cost her her life. Or rather, many Turkish women say, it was the reaction to her singing by the men in Kaya's life. She's in the hospital, a bullet in her skull.

It started with a visit to Kaya's hometown by well-known Turkish folk singer Sibel Can. Can was a judge on a moderately popular TV singing show, and she was convinced Kaya could be a star.

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NPR Story
5:08 am
Tue June 2, 2015

UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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5:08 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Many NFL Players Make Abysmal Financial Decisions, Research Shows

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5:08 am
Tue June 2, 2015

California's Bishop Pines Are Dying. Is Drought To Blame?

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 8:05 am

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Business
5:08 am
Tue June 2, 2015

Companies Fight Back Against Protesters With Financial Pressure

Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 11:31 am

For protestors and activists unhappy with a particular company or industry, driving up the cost of doing business is a tried and true way to apply pressure. Think about the grape boycott in the late '60s for farmworkers rights. Or more recently, protests over worker wages at fast food restaurants.

But now some corporations are fighting back by putting financial pressure on activists.

Duncan Tarr is a 20-year-old junior at Michigan State University. He is also an activist.

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The Salt
3:41 am
Tue June 2, 2015

A Tome For Peruvian Food, By Its Most Acclaimed Ambassador

Mixed ceviche from Peru: The Cookbook.
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Originally published on Tue June 2, 2015 2:42 pm

Maybe you've noticed a dish that keeps popping up in more restaurants across the U.S.

Peru is one of the countries that lays claim to ceviche, which is made of raw fish and chilies, cured in lime juice.

So how do you know you're tasting a perfect ceviche?

"In the first bite, you want to find a strong citrus flavor balanced with the fish, and a little bit spicy, but a fresh spicy given by a fresh chili," says chef Gaston Acurio.

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