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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Why Turkish Motorists Can't Get A Break On Gas Prices

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 2:56 pm

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Low oil prices have led to low gas prices in the United States, but not in Turkey, where gas is about $10 per gallon. Why would that be? We find out now from NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Amtrak Train Derailment Highlights Delays Installing Safety Controls

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 3:03 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Proposal Would Curb Police Department's Use Of Militarized Gear

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 3:03 pm

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NPR Story
5:05 am
Tue May 19, 2015

Obama Touts New Jersey City's Success In Policing Efforts

Originally published on Tue May 19, 2015 3:00 pm

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Europe
6:36 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Motorist Uses Fountain As A Free Car Wash

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Politics
6:15 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Romney, Putin In Action Over The Weekend

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Iraq
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

ISIS Takes Control Of Ramadi, Key Iraqi City

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Around the Nation
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Amtrak Victims Remembered During Memorial Service

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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Amtrak trains are running again between Philadelphia and New York. The line was closed for almost a week after a passenger train derailed. Last night, people paused in Philadelphia to remember the dead as NPR's Jeff Brady reports.

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Analysis
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

Politics In The News: Republican Presidential Field Gets Crowded

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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We're joined next, as we are most Mondays, by someone who always has a blast on the radio, Cokie Roberts. Hi, Cokie.

COKIE ROBERTS, BYLINE: Hi, Steve. That's true (laughter).

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Research News
4:58 am
Mon May 18, 2015

How TV Show Finales Affect The Stock Market

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 9:00 am

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So what happens now now that "Mad Men" is over? This is a real question that researchers have studied, and NPR's social science correspondent Shankar Vedantam is here to tell us about it. Hi, Shankar.

SHANKAR VEDANTAM, BYLINE: Hi, Steve.

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