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  1. New Amazon Series Pilots Fall Short Of A TV Revolution

    NPR TV critic Eric Deggans ranks Amazon's new batch of five series pilots, asking why none of them seem break the rules of TV quite enough to draw attention.
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  2. ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of Immigrants

    Under the deal, immigrants who are in the country illegally must be informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge. The ACLU was representing nine Mexicans and three organizations.
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  3. Federal Judge Strikes Down Part Of Utah's Polygamy Ban

    The part of the law that prohibits cohabitation with others violates the First and 14th Amendments, the judge ruled. He upheld the part of the law that prohibits multiple marriage licenses.
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  4. Trans fats still linger in food, despite FDA's promise to ban

    One in 10 packaged foods still contains trans fats, according to a new study. The problematic oils give foods a rich taste and texture and extend shelf life, but have been linked to heart disease.
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  5. Tom Frieden's Ebola Assessment: The Risk Is Increasing

    In an exclusive interview with NPR, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares his impressions from a visit to West Africa.
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  6. Homer Simpson's Visit To Bangalore Makes Us Go 'D'Oh!'

    The Simpsons goes to Bangalore at 4 a.m. Friday, as part of the marathon on FXX. Clearly, the writers did not visit this high-tech-loving Indian city.
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  7. Egyptian Court Sentences Mubarak To 3 Years In Prison For Corruption

    Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons were charged with embezzling millions of dollars in public funds.
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  8. Experimental Ebola Vaccine Will Be Put To Human Test

    Animal tests have been encouraging, but there's no guarantee the new vaccine will work in people. Several vaccines against Ebola have been tested before, but none has made it to the finish line.
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  9. Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter

    American troops are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan by year's end. So the military is sifting through 13 years of accumulated stuff to see what will be scrapped, given away or sent home.
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  10. Ebola Is Rapidly Mutating As It Spreads Across West Africa

    For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, in almost real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its DNA. But it's still unclear what these mutations mean.
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