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NPR Story
6:04 am
Tue September 23, 2014

As U.N. Leaders Prepare To Meet, Many Issues Vie For Attention

Originally published on Tue September 23, 2014 6:39 am

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Sports
5:04 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Baseball's Regular Season Winds Down, Playoffs Days Away

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Middle East
5:04 am
Tue September 23, 2014

U.S., Allies Hit islamic State Targets In Syria

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Europe
7:15 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Radcliffe Repays Soccer Team For Taxi Fare

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Around the Nation
7:15 am
Mon September 22, 2014

A Different Take On Nude Photographs

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Politics
6:13 am
Mon September 22, 2014

After Major Image Fumbles, NFL Now Runs Into Congress

Philadelphia Eagles player Zach Ertz attempts to catch a pass during Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Congress has seized on recent controversies to attack the NFL's tax-exempt status.
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Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 6:10 pm

The NFL just kicked off its 2014 season, and the $9 billion league is currently facing two powerful opponents: its own image and Congress.

Lawmakers have seized on controversies over domestic violence, child abuse and a team name to attack the NFL's tax exemption. While the individual teams generate billions in profits and pay taxes, the league office is considered a nonprofit and does not pay federal income taxes.

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NPR Story
4:59 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 7:15 am

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Business
4:59 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

Originally published on Mon September 22, 2014 7:15 am

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Around the Nation
7:04 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Hearse Convoy Gets Set To Enter Hell

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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Around the Nation
6:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Traveling Videogame Museum Gets Permanent Home

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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Research News
5:57 am
Fri September 19, 2014

The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

How Much Pressure Is The U.S. Really Putting On Iran?

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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Business
5:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

'Portland, Maine' Is Tim McGraw's Break Up Song

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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Well, if you got the last word, I guess that makes this the last, last word in business. And today, it is Portland, as in Portland, Maine. That's the port city about 100 miles north of Boston.

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Business
5:02 am
Fri September 19, 2014

General Mills To Close 2 Plants, Hundreds To Be Let Go

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 7:57 am

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Race
7:50 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Jacqueline Woodson On Being A 'Brown Girl' Who Dreams

Author Jacqueline Woodson reads from her newest novel, Sept. 15.
Kat Chow NPR

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 2:37 pm

The first time author Jacqueline Woodson says she really understood poetry — and loved it — was after reading Langston Hughes in elementary school.

"Until then, I thought it was some code that older white people used to speak to each other. I didn't know what was going on with the line breaks and the words," Woodson recalls. "Once the floodgates opened, they opened."

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