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Fighting Resumes In Gaza, As Israeli Military Says Cease-Fire Is Over - Just hours into what was supposed to be a three-day cease-fire, Israel and Hamas traded fire in Gaza. Palestinian officials said one attack killed scores.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 06:28:00 -0400

Minnesota's Minimum-Wage Workers Get 75-Cent Increase - Workers and advocacy groups praise the hard-fought change, from $7.25 to $8, but opponents warn it will wreak havoc on business balance sheets.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:48:00 -0400

CDC Chief On West African Ebola: 'We Know What To Do, But It's Not Easy' - Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:50 -0400

More Deadly Fighting In Gaza Puts Cease-Fire In Question - Renee Montagne talks with NPR's Emily Harris in Gaza City for an update on the cease-fire that went into effect Friday morning. Just hours later, there were reports of more deadly fighting.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0400

Inquiry Shows CIA Spied On Senate Panel That Was Investigating The Agency - CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0400

Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior - For months, U.S. officials have said secret data from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden was affecting the way terrorists communicate. A Massachusetts company says it has found proof.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0400

Tensions Stir At EPA Hearings On New Emission Rules - As the EPA develops new carbon emission rules for existing power plants, the agency is holding a series of public hearings around the country where coal industry advocates made their concerns known.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0400

Hours After It Began, Gaza Cease-Fire Appears To Unravel - The three-day truce that began this morning seems to be crumbling, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating it. Four Palestinians were reportedly killed in the southern town of Rafah.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:11:00 -0400

Ebola Patient Will Be Treated In Atlanta Hospital - An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:34:00 -0400

Most Of California Reported To Be In 'Extreme Drought' - About 58 percent of California is currently in the worst of the four drought levels used by experts, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:03:00 -0400

Israel And Hamas Agree To 3-Day Cease-Fire, U.N. Says - The truce begins Friday morning local time. Envoys will travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400

When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions - China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:45:50 -0400

As Ebola Surges, CDC Sends Aid And Warns Against Travel - It will take at least three to six months to contain the largest Ebola outbreak in history, the health agency says. Fifty-seven people have died in four days, raising the death toll to 729.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:44:00 -0400

On Either Side Of Gaza, Leaders' Gain Support — But Blame Game Awaits - Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:26:00 -0400

Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up - Analysts say the merger of Reynolds American and Lorillard is driven by the changing demographics of smoking. But the lower smoking rate masks a more complex and varied pattern of cigarette usage.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:20:00 -0400

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