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FBI Arrests Cliven Bundy As Pressure Mounts On 4 Remaining Wildlife Refuge Occupiers

Feb. 11
Mark Katkov / NPR
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The FBI said it arrested Bundy in Portland late Wednesday night. Charges will be made public Thursday.

Muslim Community Remembers Chapel Hill Victims

Feb. 10
Reema Khrais / NPR
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A year after a gunman killed 3 young Muslim-Americans in North Carolina, many in the local Muslim community has responded by being more vocal and visible around issues of faith.

New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

Feb. 10
Domenico Montanaro / NPR
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The total ballots cast and turnout among Republicans was the highest ever. But, for Democrats, it was big, but not perhaps as "huge" as Bernie Sanders made it out to be.

Famous Big-Wave Surf Contest Thwarted By Undersized Waves

Feb. 10
Laura Wagner / NPR
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"The Bay calls the day. The Eddie is No Go," read the website of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau contest, called "The Eddie" for short.

Thai Police Nab Mysterious Master Forger Known As 'The Doctor'

Feb. 10
Merrit Kennedy / NPR
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The arrest ends a long hunt for an elusive passport forger, who is accused of sending thousands of phony documents to Middle Eastern clients wanting to travel to Europe.

Justice Department Sues Ferguson After City Amends Police Reform Deal

Feb. 10
Laura Wagner / NPR
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One day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a police and court reform plan, negotiated with DOJ, the feds filed a lawsuit against the city. The council said the deal was too costly.

Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Feb. 10
Colin Dwyer / NPR
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Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.

Program Teaches San Diego Students How To Pay For College

Feb. 10
By Matthew Bowler
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For some students the costs of college can be daunting. The program Achieve UC aims to show low income students that college is within reach.

Three Take Papers Wednesday To Run For San Diego Mayor

Feb. 10
By City News Service
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Wednesday was the first day for candidates to take out nomination papers to officially file for this year's elections in San Diego, and Mayor Kevin Faulconer was among those to do so.

How A Man's Message In A Bottle Met A Kindred Spirit Miles Away

Feb. 10
Daniel Gross / NPR
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A few years ago, glass bottles with handwritten messages inside started washing up along the New England coast. They're the work of Ken Baker. One recently found its way to Ireland.

Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

Feb. 10
Ari Shapiro / NPR
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State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.

Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! New Book From The Wizarding World Coming This Summer

Feb. 10
Laura Wagner / NPR

The book, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II picks up the story of Harry and co. where the series epilogue left off. It will comprise the script of a play of the same name.

Military, Civilians Team Up For Security Exercise At Coronado Navy Base

Feb. 10
By Susan Murphy
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Exercise Solid Curtain involves hundreds of military and civilian personnel and comes two weeks after a shooting scare at the Naval Medical Center in Balboa Park.

This Mosquito Likes Us Too Much For Our Own Good

Feb. 10
Jason Beaubien / NPR
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Meet Aedes aegypti. It's an ideal spreader of disease — from its attraction to trash to its habit of sipping blood from lots of folks in one feeding spree.

Dogs' New Challenge: Find A Bomb Before It Becomes A Bomb

Feb. 10
Jimmy Jenkins / NPR
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Humans rely on dogs to search for bombs. But the increasingly common Improvised Explosive Devices can be made with ordinary ingredients — and it is posing a new challenge for bomb-sniffing dogs.

Video: UCLA Gymnast Sophina DeJesus Whips, Nae Naes, And Slays

Feb. 10
Leah Donnella / NPR
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The viral video of DeJesus' routine doesn't show an athlete dominating in a traditionally white sport despite her race. She's an athlete celebrating her identity in the sport she loves.

Former LA Sheriff Lee Baca To Plead Guilty To Making False Statements

Feb. 10
Camila Domonoske / NPR
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In a plea deal, Baca admitted he lied when he said he didn't know anything about efforts to obstruct an FBI probe into corruption and abuse in his department.

San Diego Family To Receive Great-Uncle's Lost Purple Heart

Feb. 10
By City News Service
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A nonprofit that returns lost and stolen military medals to veterans or their families is set to deliver four Purple Hearts in Southern California, beginning with a San Diego delivery on Thursday.

After More Than 450 Years, Catholicism Returns To King Henry VIII's Palace

Feb. 10
Camila Domonoske / NPR
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Vespers were held in the royal chapel of Hampton Court Palace, one of Henry VIII's residences, on Tuesday. Henry, of course, famously broke with the Catholic Church in the 16th century.

California Coastal Commission Ousts Its Chief

Feb. 10
By Associated Press, Alison St John
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Charles Lester, the powerful agency's executive director, was fired on 7-5 vote following a 12-hour hearing that was filled with his backers. His supporters said some commissioners want the panel to back more development along California's coast.

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