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3:29 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

How Should The Media Handle Beheading Videos?

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Middle East
3:29 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Continued Killings Could Bolster Need For Action Against ISIS

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My Big Break
2:42 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Sergio Mendes On Jazz, Luck And 'The Magic Of The Encounter'

The album Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 gave Mendes his first hit song, "Mas Que Nada," and his big break.
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Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 3:29 pm

As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers.

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2:10 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Tensions In Ukraine Increase As Cease-Fire Appears To Have Dissolved

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 3:41 pm

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2:10 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Clintons Return To Iowa To Rally Democratic Hopefuls

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 3:29 pm

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2:10 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

NFL Admits Players Are At Increased Risk Of Brain Injury

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 4:50 pm

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2:10 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Bread Might Make Us Fat, But You Can Still Long For A Loaf

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Europe
2:10 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Thousands Gather In Germany To Rally Against Anti-Semitism

People with Israeli flags and banners attend a rally against anti-Semitism near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Sunday.
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Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 3:29 pm

In Berlin, thousands of people gathered at the Brandenburg Gate on Sunday to demonstrate against a wave of harassment and attacks against Jews in Germany. Many blame the rising anti-Semitism there and across Europe on tensions over the Gaza conflict.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who attended the Berlin rally, said there is no place for anti-Semitism in Germany, particularly because of its Nazi past, and that fighting it is every German citizen's duty.

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The Two-Way
1:54 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

U.S. Says Allies In Middle East And Elsewhere Want To Help Fight ISIS

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 5:11 pm

On a weekend that saw extremist group the Islamic State release a video showing the murder of a Western hostage, support for a coalition to fight the group is building. Several Arab states are reportedly willing to participate in strikes on the group, and Australia has offered to send hundreds of troops to help.

Secretary of State John Kerry has been visiting countries in the Middle East to build support for President Obama's plan to fight the group, ahead of a conference about the crisis that'll begin in Paris Monday.

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The Two-Way
1:31 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Hannah Storm, A Pro, Fan And Mother, Gives NFL An Earful

ESPN's Hannah Storm aimed a sharply worded op-ed segment at the NFL Sunday, taking the league to task for its handling of the Ray Rice incident. She asked, "What exactly does the NFL stand for?"
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Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 5:09 pm

This has been called a long and tough week for the NFL. But ESPN's Hannah Storm asked some tough questions on Sunday's SportsCenter that show how hard the week has been for the league's fans — especially for parents who struggle to reconcile their love for the game with its off-field violence.

A lifelong football fan who's also the mother of three daughters, Storm didn't hold back on her emotions when discussing the NFL's response to what she calls the "horrific Ray Rice elevator video" – and how it also dominated conversations in her home.

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The Two-Way
11:47 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Heineken Owners Reportedly Rebuff SABMiller's Purchase Offer

Visitors look at old boil tanks at the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam last month. As it celebrates 150 years of brewing, Heineken has also reportedly rejected a takeover offer from SABMiller.
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Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 5:08 pm

In a move seen as a way to fight off a potential takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, large brewer SABMiller has reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls the Dutch-based brewer rejected the idea, according to Bloomberg News.

Citing "people with knowledge of the matter," the business news agency says SABMiller made its offer in the past two weeks. The two companies would not comment on the story, but Bloomberg portrayed it as part of SABMiller's strategy to remain a competitor to AB InBev — instead of becoming one of its many acquisitions.

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The Two-Way
9:42 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Greg Norman Says He's Lucky Not To Have Cut His Hand Off

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 5:05 pm

Posting photos this weekend that show him recovering from a chainsaw accident, Australian golfer Greg Norman says he's a lucky man. Norman says he hurt his left hand while cutting branches off a tree at his home in Florida.

Norman, 59, a former world No. 1 player who went on to a successful business career that includes ventures in sport, apparel and wine, announced his injury via Instagram Saturday by posting a photo of himself in a hospital bed.

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Middle East
9:41 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Cameron Condemns Execution Of British Aid Worker By ISIS

Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 12:45 pm

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The Two-Way
9:07 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Finally Cracks Billboard Top 10

Bob Marley, seen here performing in Paris in 1980, died years before Legend was released. It has since sold millions of copies — and this week, it hit No. 5 on the Billboard chart.
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Originally published on Sun September 14, 2014 5:04 pm

Billboard's album sales chart has a new entry in its No. 5 spot: Legend, the greatest hits record by Bob Marley and the Wailers. It's the highest spot ever for Marley. And while the 30-year-old album has sold millions of copies over the years, it only reached No. 54 when it was released.

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Health
8:48 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Surviving Steroids: The Dark Side Of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

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