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Two Years After End Of Ebola Crisis, Survivors Sue To Receive Promised Aid

April 25
James Courtright / NPR

In Sierra Leone, there are about 4,000 Ebola survivors. They still face physical and mental issues. And as Ebola has faded from the news, government support has dwindled.

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US Sailor Accused Of Stealing Grenades From Navy Ship

April 25
By Associated Press

A sailor was arrested in Illinois on Tuesday on charges he stole 20 hand grenades from a San Diego-based Navy destroyer, authorities said.

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Study: California Gun Deaths Declined Between 2000 And 2015

April 25
By Associated Press

Gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015, driven largely by a decline in gang violence and falling homicide rates among black and Hispanic male victims, a recent study of firearm violence has found.

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San Diego Councilman Dogged By Conflict Of Interest Accusation Over Airbnb Regulations

April 25
By Leo Castañeda / inewsource

Save San Diego Neighborhoods says Councilman Scott Sherman has a conflict on short-term rentals. Government watchdog experts disagree.

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Judge Deals Big Setback To Trump On 'Dreamers' Program

April 25
By Associated Press

A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect.

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Influential Guru Asaram Bapu Given Life Sentence For Raping Teenage Girl

April 25
Bill Chappell / NPR

The teen's parents had been followers of the guru, who is in his late 70s, and had brought her to one of his ashrams to receive spiritual instruction. A court in India found him guilty.

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MTS Parking Lots Could Be Key To San Diego Housing Crisis

April 25
By Andrew Bowen

San Diego's main public transit operator owns acres of prime real estate across the county, much of it in the form of surface parking lots. A new report says the agency's board of directors should do more to ensure the land is put to better use.

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Hoboken Mayor Doing It His Way: Orders 'Gender Neutral' Bathrooms

April 25
Stacey Samuel / NPR

Hoboken Mayor Ravinder S. Bhalla is issuing an executive order to make all city-owned single occupancy restrooms gender neutral.

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Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

April 25
Bill Chappell / NPR

A Copenhagen court has sentenced eccentric inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison over the murder of journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine.

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As Philippines Shuts Down A Popular Tourist Island, Residents Fear For Their Future

April 25
Michael Sullivan / NPR

President Rodrigo Duterte called Boracay island a "cesspool." It draws 2 million visitors a year but isn't equipped to accommodate them. Residents agree there's a problem, but worry about losing jobs.

Top Stories: North Korean-U.S. Summit Soon; DACA Ruling May Extend Program

April 25
Korva Coleman / NPR

Also: Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone is the new NSA chief; the Taliban declare the start to their spring military offensive; and the remains of an 8 million year old elephant turn up in Macedonia.

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Germany's Jewish Community Responds After Man Attacked For Wearing Yarmulke

April 25
Scott Neuman / NPR

A 21-year-old Israeli Arab who says he isn't Jewish, but only conducting an "experiment" by wearing a skullcap, took video of the attack last week in Berlin.

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'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia

April 25
Asma Khalid / NPR

Richard Ojeda is a progressive Democrat from coal country who campaigns in combat boots. Supporters say he's the kind of Democrat who might be able to win in a solid Trump state in 2018.

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White House: VA Nominee 'Deserves A Fair Hearing' As Senators Weigh Allegations

April 25
Scott Horsley / NPR

The president met Tuesday with Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson, a White House official confirmed to NPR. The official said Jackson wants to keep fighting and that Trump supports his decision.

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The Supreme Court's Grand Finale: Trump's Travel Ban

April 25
Nina Totenberg / NPR

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday in the long-anticipated travel ban case. It is the last argument of the term.

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South Korea: Summit With U.S. Likely Next Month

April 25
Scott Neuman / NPR

An unnamed South Korean presidential official tells Reuters that the summit would be held ahead of a proposed meeting with President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un expected in May or June.

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Philippines Orders Deportation Of Australian Activist Nun

April 24
Scott Neuman / NPR

Sister Patricia Fox has been given 30 days to get out of the country after she apparently joined protest rallies against controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Federal Judge Upholds DACA, Calling White House Decision To Rescind It 'Capricious'

April 24
Scott Neuman / NPR

The U.S. District Court judge put his decision on hold for 90 days to give the Department of Homeland Security time to provide a better explanation as to why the program is unlawful.

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Watchdog Says Billions In Afghanistan Funding At Risk Of Misuse

April 24
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

Funds in the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund are at risk because the World Bank is not adequately monitoring how they are used. The U.S. has contributed $3 billion to the fund.

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First Trump State Dinner Brings Billionaires And Administration Officials

April 24
Barbara Sprunt / NPR

A group of 120 — including Apple's Tim Cook, media mogul Rupert Murdoch and chef Guy Savoy — were invited to the grandest party in the nation's capital, honoring French President Emmanuel Macron.

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