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  1. In Intense Desert Training, Marine Women Fight For Place On Front Lines

    The Marines are being tested in California's Mojave Desert to see if they have what it takes to serve in ground combat units. Injuries in earlier training kept a dozen women from getting that far.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Protesters demand answers from Denver DA over teen's death

    Police shot the teenager Monday at about 6:30 a.m. after they say she struck and injured an officer with a stolen car.
    News · Story
  3. Pilots Downing Their Planes Is Unusual, But Not Unprecedented

    Investigators looking into the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 this week now believe it was the result of a "deliberate act" of the co-pilot. If so, it wouldn't be the first time.
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  4. 2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

    One officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder, but neither is expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.
    News · NPR Story
  5. Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

    This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.
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  6. Payday Loans — And Endless Cycles Of Debt — Targeted By Federal Watchdog

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is readying new regulations on payday loans and other high-cost forms of credit. Officials with the agency say the loans can trap borrowers in a cycle of debt.
    News · NPR Story
  7. Denver Young Artists Orchestra musicians play guest DJ

    Rebecca Moritzky, Nathanael Leavitt and Isaac Sellinger tell us a little about themselves and their music-making and pick a favorite piece to play on the radio.
    Classical · Blog Post
  8. Denver playwrights to take stage at New Play Summit

    The inaugural Local Playwrights’ Slam on Saturday will feature readings of six new works getting their first exposure in front of an audience.
    News · Story
  9. After Tour, Medal For WWII Japanese-American Soldiers Returns Home

    The Congressional Gold Medal was presented in 2011 to Japanese-American war veterans. After a round of museum visits across the country, it's back in Washington, in a new display at the Smithsonian.
    News · NPR Story
  10. Chinese Flock To The Countryside For A More Authentic New Year

    As New Year's celebrations in China grow increasingly commercialized, many city dwellers are seeking a return to tradition. Some head to an ancient town outside Beijing where poor but ingenious blacksmiths created their own fireworks. But even centuries-old customs aren't immune to change.
    News · NPR Story