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Woman Dupes Dozens Of Men On Tinder

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro was wrapping up his live-streamed address in Harrisburg last week on the release of a bombshell grand jury report cataloging how the Catholic Church covered up the abuse of more than 1,000 minors by some 300 priests over 70 years, when he made an appeal: we want more survivors to report.

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What Ending Bailout Means For Greece

Aug 20, 2018

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Today a group of South Koreans boarded a bus and traveled to North Korea for reunions with relatives who became separated before and during the Korean War. NPR's Michael Sullivan joins us from Seoul. Hi, Michael.

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President Trump may have revoked John Brennan's security clearance, but the former CIA director is not letting it go without a fight.

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Flooding Displaces 800,000 In Southern Indian State

Aug 20, 2018

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Sarah Hirshland will take over as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee starting Aug. 20. Her predecessor, Scott Blackmun, resigned earlier this year in part because of several sexual abuse scandals that have plagued Olympic sports, particularly in gymnastics.

As California's enormous wildfires continue to set records for the second year in a row, state lawmakers are scrambling to close gaps in state law that could help curb future fires, or make the difference between life and death once a blaze breaks out.

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Biographer On Aretha Franklin's Legacy

Aug 16, 2018

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We knew her as the Queen of Soul because that's what Aretha Franklin's music did. It spoke to the soul.

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Remembering The 'Queen Of Soul'

Aug 16, 2018

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This morning, we are remembering one of the greatest singers of all time. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul has died at her home in Detroit.

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Remembering Aretha Franklin

Aug 16, 2018

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We are heartbroken to report this morning that the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at the age of 76 years old. Ann Powers is with me now. She's NPR's music critic and correspondent. Good morning, Ann.

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Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dies At 76

Aug 16, 2018

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After working at a call center for two decades, Linda Bradley's job came to an end about a year and a half ago. Since her layoff, she has combed online job sites every day looking for work — without much luck.

Bradley, who is 45 and lives near Columbus, Ohio, began suspecting age discrimination after someone at her union mentioned how recruiters often target online ads at younger candidates. "I thought to myself, 'Oh, that's why I wasn't seeing some of the ads that my daughter has seen on her Facebook,' " she says.

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