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  1. Billionaire Gubernatorial Candidate Owes $15 Million In Taxes And Fines

    Two years after an NPR investigation showed mines owned by Jim Justice failed to pay safety penalties, a new analysis shows he is the nation's top mine safety delinquent and owes millions.
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  2. Countries Around The World Beat The U.S. On Paid Parental Leave

    Out of 193 countries in the United Nations, the U.S. is one of a small handful that do not have a national paid parental leave law. Most of the world reached a standard on this issue decades ago.
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  3. Using New Drug Cocktail, Ohio Seeks To Resume Death Penalty

    The state says it intends to use a three-drug cocktail to execute Ronald Phillips in January. While state officials did not disclose where they acquired the drugs, they say they are FDA approved.
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  4. Fate Of Comet ISON Unclear Hours After Its Encounter With Sun

    Most of ISON, a huge comet formed at the birth of the solar system, apparently did not survive Thursday's encounter with the sun, NASA said. Scientists detected the comet last year and had hoped to continue studying it for information to be mined from its "primordial ices."
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  5. How Free Web Content Traps People In An Abyss Of Ads And Clickbait

    Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the Web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  6. Pundits Vs. Machine: Who Did Better At Predicting Campaign Controversies?

    We pitted two political pundits against an algorithm to compete at predicting the biggest issues to arise over a month in the presidential election. Now we find out who won.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  7. Report Says Brakes From Hoboken Train Crash Show No Defects

    The brakes were removed from the wreckage of the New Jersey Transit train by the National Transportation Safety Board and were tested. The agency says they worked as designed.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  8. Three Men Charged With Plotting Attack On Somali Immigrants In Kansas

    The Justice Department alleges the men had stockpiled firearms and bomb-making materials and had written a manifesto that was to be published in conjunction with the attack.
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  9. 'I Wasn't There To Help': Dad With Newborn Struggles With Lack Of Leave

    American mothers are working outside the home now more than in any other past generation. As a consequence, dads have greater household responsibility, especially when it comes to child-rearing.
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  10. Black, Jewish And Avoiding The Synagogue On Yom Kippur

    It's one thing when outsiders don't recognize my faith. It's a different kind of sadness when I'm made to feel like a stranger in the synagogue.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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