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Around the Nation
5:02 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 6:24 am

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Around the Nation
4:56 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 6:24 am

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Business
4:07 am
Tue September 2, 2014

What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out

Courtesy of Prime Group

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 9:01 am

Arthur Andersen is back. Or at least the old accounting firm's name will be, for the first time since its association with accounting scandals at Enron more than a decade ago.

The firm was criminally convicted — a decision that was later overturned, although that came too late to save the company.

As of Monday, a company called WTAS is adopting the Andersen name and, in doing so, hopes clients will have forgotten the bad associations.

'That Was The End'

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NPR Story
4:07 am
Tue September 2, 2014

A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

The Arirang mass festival re-enacts the history of North Korea. The flag depicted in the background was created by audience members holding up cards.
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Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 2:15 pm

German photojournalist Julia Leeb made two trips inside North Korea in 2012 and 2013, and she took photos that offer a glimpse into perhaps the most isolated and mysterious country in the world.

She's collected some of what she saw in a new book of photographs called North Korea: Anonymous Country. She hoped to capture life as best she could, given the restrictions on her travel.

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NPR Story
4:07 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69

Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 6:24 am

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Around the Nation
6:01 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Archaeologists Find Brewery Remains At Virginia Campus

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 5:13 pm

Archaeologists digging up the grounds of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., found the remnants of a campus brewery from the 1700s. It's already known that slaves sold the school hops.

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Sports
5:59 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Japanese Baseball Games Goes 50 Innings

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 6:55 am

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Parallels
5:40 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted?

A still from the surveillance camera footage shows the fainting man (top left and bottom right) lying alone in a subway car, as the few remaining occupants hurry away.
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Originally published on Tue September 2, 2014 9:59 am

One Saturday night this summer, a foreigner fainted and fell to the floor of a Shanghai subway car.

The passengers around him scattered. Not a single person tried to help.

When the train arrived at the next station, hundreds rushed out, nearly trampling each other.

The incident was captured on closed-circuit cameras. Tens of millions in China have now seen the images, which have rekindled a long-running debate among Chinese about their national character as well as trust and fear in modern society.

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NPR Story
4:42 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Pie Crust Scandal Hits Kentucky State Fair

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 6:55 am

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NPR Story
3:58 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Deborah Rutter Becomes Kennedy Center's First Female President

Originally published on Mon September 1, 2014 6:55 am

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