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Gunman Made Anti-Police Posts Before Killing NYPD Officers

Dec. 21
Scott Neuman / NPR
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The assailant, identified as 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, is thought to have shot his ex-girlfriend and then used her Instagram account to post threatening messages.

Is This A Goat Or A Sheep? It's Harder Than You Think

Dec. 21
Marc Silver / NPR
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True confession: Our editors mistook a sheep for a goat. Now we've learned a lot about how cool sheep really are. Maybe our blog should be ... "Sheep and Soda?"

Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

Dec. 21
Kelli Dunham / NPR

If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.

For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

Dec. 21
Deena Prichep / NPR
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For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.

2 Police Officers Shot In Ambush In New York City

Dec. 20
Camila Domonoske / NPR

The two officers were shot inside of their patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspected gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot.

Many States Now Have $2 Gasoline, Analyst Says

Dec. 20
Scott Neuman / NPR
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An analyst from GasBuddy.com says 24 states have at least one station with the price per gallon at $1.99 or less.

Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward Dies At 95

Dec. 20
Scott Neuman / NPR
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He flew nearly 150 missions and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but after the war Steward returned home where he was denied a mortgage because of his skin color.

U.N. Reports More Than 7,000 Ebola Deaths Since March

Dec. 20
Scott Neuman / NPR
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The World Health Organization has added nearly 400 more deaths from the current outbreak since its last report earlier this week.

Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

Dec. 20
Nathan Rott / NPR
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Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.

4 Gitmo Prisoners Released For Return To Afghanistan

Dec. 20
Scott Neuman / NPR
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The inmates were sent home on a request from the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani. It is the latest in a series of moves to draw down the prison population by sending prisoners abroad.