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3:51 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

NFL Settles Players' Concussions Dispute For $765 Million

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 5:01 pm

The NFL has agreed to a $765 million settlement with more than 4,500 former players and families over concussions. The money will fund medical exams and treatment and provide compensation to players and families.

Law
4:13 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Fort Hood Shooter Sentenced To Death Penalty

Originally published on Wed August 28, 2013 5:39 pm

A jury has sentenced Nidal Hasan to the death penalty for a shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead and 31 others injured.

Around the Nation
4:26 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Fire Near Yosemite Grows To Nearly 150,000 Acres

Originally published on Tue August 27, 2013 4:30 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

I'm Robert Siegel and we begin this hour in California, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, not far from Yosemite National Park. That's where fire crews are starting to make some progress in their fight against the massive Rim Fire that's been burning for nine days now. It has scorched nearly 150,000 acres. Relatively few structures have been lost so far, but thousands of people remain under evacuation orders.

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Middle East
4:26 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

U.S. May Fire Cruise Missiles On Syrian Military

Originally published on Tue August 27, 2013 4:30 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

And we turn now to NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman for more on what the Obama administration might do in Syria. And, Tom, as we just heard in Michele's report, Secretary Kerry made the case today that Syria's government did use chemical weapons last week against its own people. Did he provide any evidence?

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Africa
3:59 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Morsi Supporters Fear Nearing Crackdown On Islamist Groups

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 11:01 am

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

In Egypt, the ousted president, Mohammed Morsi, has been formally detained, pending an investigation into a string of charges. They include murder, arson and conspiring with the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Also today, rival groups of protesters filled Egypt's streets.

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