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For The Next Food Drive, Go For The Canned Tuna, Not The Saltines 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:00 -0500 
    If you're giving nonperishables to a food pantry this year, skip the sodium-packed soups and focus on nutrient-dense foods, hunger advocates say. Some of them may be cheaper, too.


Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:01:00 -0500 
    President Obama announced the defense secretary's resignation Monday morning. Chuck Hagel clashed with White House adviser Susan Rice on Syria policy, and he never made it into Obama's inner circle.


Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:29:00 -0500 
    Chuck Hagel's resignation comes amid concern over the rise of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, and a return of U.S. troops to Iraq. President Obama is announcing the move Monday morning.


'Ferguson Forward': Churchgoers Seek A New Normal 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:38:00 -0500 
    Spiritual leaders are praying for calm, but preparing for everything, as they wait for a grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown.


Action On Immigration Meets Silence, Skepticism In Silicon Valley 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:16:00 -0500 
    As an organized sector, the tech industry did not applaud President Obama's executive action on immigration; and the future of the joint campaign for a comprehensive bill is unclear.


Combat Training: Can Female Marines Get The Job Done? 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:42:00 -0500 
    The Marine Corps has begun a yearlong experiment to decide whether women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.


Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:40:00 -0500 
    Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.


Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:38:00 -0500 
    Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.


Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook Groups 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:50:00 -0500 
    Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.


Running Late? Nah, Just On 'CPT' 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:38:00 -0500 
    In this installment of our semi-regular Word Watch series, we look at a popular term for the practice of never being on time.


Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:01:00 -0500 
    The White House is reviewing how it handles hostage crises following the brutal murders of Americans abroad, but families of hostages say they're often left out of the conversation.


12-Year-Old Boy Carrying Replica Gun Dies After Cleveland Officer Shoots 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:58:00 -0500 
    Police say they asked the boy to put his hands up; instead he reached for his waist-band and one officer shot twice. The boy died at the hospital.


MTA Targets 'Man-Spreading' And Other Subway Faux Pas 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:14:00 -0500 
    New York's MTA is planning a new campaign to encourage courtesy on subways. NPR's Rachel Martin gets dos and don'ts from Jake Dobkin, who writes Gothamist.com's Ask A Native New Yorker column.


Ferguson Clergy Call For Peace From The Pulpit 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:14:00 -0500 
    Religious leaders await a grand jury's decision in St. Louis. Many of them have been deeply involved with demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.


U.S. And Turkey Discuss Strengthening Syrian Opposition 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:14:00 -0500 
    Vice President Joe Biden wraps up his trip to Turkey, where he held talks on the fight against ISIS. The U.S. and Turkey disagree on how to deal with the threat of the so-called Islamic State.
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For The Next Food Drive, Go For The Canned Tuna, Not The Saltines  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:00 -0500
Hagel Steps Down After Discord On Syria, Iraq  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:01:00 -0500
Secretary Of Defense Hagel To Resign  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:29:00 -0500
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Ferguson jury rules on Brown death  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:01:23 GMT
Iran nuclear talks deadline extended  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:58:28 GMT
US defence secretary to step down  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:54:20 GMT
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