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As Wells Dry Up, Calif. County Aims To Streamline Solutions For Water 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    The lack of rain has hit all of California hard but perhaps no place more than Tulare County, an hour south of Fresno. It's home to 60 percent of the residential wells that have gone dry in the state.


U.S. Citizen Stranded In Yemen Sues State Department 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    Several Yemeni-American men report being stranded temporarily in Yemen after the U.S. seized their passports. They say the government accused them of fraud and forced them to sign false confessions.


Canada Cuts Down On Red Tape. Could It Work In The U.S.? 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    Canada says it's the first country with a law that eliminates one regulation for every new measure that's adopted. The One-for-One Rule is designed to ease the burden on businesses.


With New Look And More Energy, Rick Perry Tries To Move Past 'Oops' 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 05:03:00 -0400 
    Do the glasses make the man? Four years ago, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential run was derailed by one word — oops. He admits now he wasn't healthy then, and he's trying to make up for it.


AP Source: Cleveland, DOJ Reach Deal Over Police Excessive Force 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 04:14:00 -0400 
    The city has settled with the Justice Department over a pattern of civil rights violations by its police. The deal could be announced as soon as today, a senior federal law enforcement official said.


A Special Focus On Caring For Vets At The End Of Their Lives 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 03:25:00 -0400 
    Caring for the nation's veterans when they are dying can be a complex task, but the Army and the VA are working to help them.


Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 03:23:00 -0400 
    State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.


Don't Write Off Paper Just Yet 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 03:21:00 -0400 
    In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."


Brelo Verdict Shows The Difficulty In Applying Use Of Force Standards 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 18:01:42 -0400 
    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Michael Benza, law professor at Case Western Reserve University, about what questions remain after Cleveland officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of manslaughter.


Officer's Acquittal Highlights Tense Police, Community Relations In Cleveland 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 17:10:18 -0400 
    There were relatively peaceful protests after a white police officer in Cleveland was acquitted Saturday in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists in a barrage of police gunfire in 2012.


Left Turns Cause A Quarter Of All Pedestrian Crashes In U.S. 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 17:01:32 -0400 
    One of the biggest problems with left turns is that the turning driver has a green light when pedestrians have a walk light. Changes in how cars are built have also created more blind spots.


Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:58:00 -0400 
    It is the defensive end's second arrest in the past nine months. Police in Santa Clara, Calif., say McDonald assaulted a woman while she was holding a baby.


Why Have We Stopped Building War Memorials? 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:44:07 -0400 
    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Kurt Piehler, director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, about the history of and decline in war memorials.


Oil Boom Brings Diversity To States Out West 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:50 -0400 
    Wyoming has long been one of the whitest states in the country, but over the last few years its black population has more than doubled. African-Americans still make up a tiny percentage of the state's population, but the substantial shift is largely a result of the oil boom of the last few years. But with oil prices so low, layoffs are looming.


'Remember The Maine' — In Indiana! 
  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:50 -0400 
    How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.
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