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TLC Pulls '19 Kids And Counting' Amid Reports Of Star's Sexual Misconduct As Minor

May 22
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Reports say Josh Duggar, 27, molested five underage girls in 2002 and 2003. Duggar has apologized, and his family says they have been open about "one of the most difficult times of our lives."

Man Convicted Of Killing D.C. Intern Chandra Levy To Get New Trial

May 22
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Prosecutors have agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique, who was found guilty in 2010 of killing Levy in 2001.

In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

May 22
Joel Rose / NPR
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What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one, but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.

Pre-Race Day, Indy 500 Struggles With Flying Cars

May 22
Quinn Klinefelter / NPR
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Leading up to the premier race is a series of unpredictable airborne crashes — and no one can explain why. Officials have mandated a lower driving speed, while engineers work to find some solution.

Obama: Camden, N.J. Police A Model For Improving Community Relations

May 22
Jeff Brady / NPR
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"Wherever you walk around, there goes a cop," says one resident, who is happy with the changes in the city. But some critics still see evidence of old-school police tactics that they say don't work.

Decision On Gay Scout Leaders To Come By October, Group's Head Says

May 22
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

Robert Gates, the former CIA director and former defense secretary, tells NPR that the Boy Scouts of America needs to talk to its sponsoring institutions about the potential change.

What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today

May 22
Carrie Kahn / NPR
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Saturday's ceremony ends a long battle for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better off now than it was then.

The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

May 22
Christina Farr / NPR
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The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

Thai Authorities Arrest Protesters On Anniversary Of 2014 Coup

May 22
Scott Neuman / NPR
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At least 13 people were arrested in the capital, Bangkok, and seven others in the country's northeast after they staged protests against Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha's rule.

ISIS Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Suicide Attack In Saudi Arabia

May 22
Scott Neuman / NPR
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The bombing of a Shiite mosque killed at least 19 people. The claim of responsibility is a first for the extremist group involving an attack inside the kingdom.