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  • 8:16pm Nov 06, 2015
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    Obama Rejects Plans To Build Keystone XL Pipeline

    After seven years of study, the Obama administration has rejected plans for the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. The move comes on the eve of an international climate summit.
  • 6:37pm Nov 06, 2015
    National National Politics & Government

    VA Restores Benefits To Vietnam Vet After Believing He Was Dead

    A Vietnam veteran tells NPR he was recently informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that it believed he was dead. The VA's records for tens of thousands of other people remain flawed; agency officials say they don't know in many cases whether people are dead or alive.
  • 6:21pm Nov 06, 2015
    National National Politics & Government

    Ben Carson Faces Scrutiny Over West Point Story

    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is facing scrutiny over his biography, which states he was offered a scholarship to the U.S. military academy at West Point. It turns out, Carson never applied to the academy, his campaign said Friday.
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    5:25pm Nov 06, 2015
    National National Health & Safety

    Weight-Loss App Doesn't Help Young Adults Shed Pounds

    We love apps. We'd love to lose weight. So weight-loss apps sound like a win. But tech-savvy young adults using an app didn't do any better than those trying to control weight the old-fashioned way.
  • 5:02pm Nov 06, 2015
    World News World News National Economy

    As Brazil's Currency Falls, Florida Struggles To Attract Tourists

    As Brazil's currency has fallen in value, so has Brazilians' buying power. This isn't just clear in Brazil, but its effects are also being felt in Florida, a popular shopping destination for Brazilians when they're feeling flush.
  • 4:56pm Nov 06, 2015
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    Some Texans Puzzled By Keystone XL Pipeline Rejection

    President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers from environmental groups and a little bit of head scratching in the state of Texas.