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1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Allies Land Again In Normandy, This Time To Honor D-Day Vets

Originally published on Mon June 9, 2014 12:35 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

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Europe
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

An Open, Dark Secret: Ireland Reacts To Mass Grave Of Children

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

The bodies of hundreds of children were recently discovered in the Irish town of Tuam, left behind a former home for unmarried mothers. Alison O'Reilly of The Irish Mail broke the story, and she speaks with Robert Siegel about the mass grave and reactions to the news.

Middle East
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Who Shot Pakistan's Star News Anchor? Some Point To Spy Agency

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

Pakistan's biggest media house and the country's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, have been embroiled in conflict recently. Geo TV alleged that ISI tried to kill the network's anchor, who was shot and badly injured in April. Now, government regulators have intervened, banning Geo for two weeks.

Europe
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Former Boxer Steps Up As Kiev Mayor, Spars With Remaining Activists

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

Former world heavyweight boxing champ Vitaly Klitchko is now set to become mayor of Kiev. In his first major move, Klitchko is asking activists in Independence Square to pack up their tents and allow the square to return to normal. Some activists are resisting, warning that one presidential election doesn't guarantee the success of their revolution — or do justice to the martyrs who were killed there.

Europe
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

On A Day Of Looking Back, Talks Move Forward On Ukraine

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin met during a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of D-Day. On the same day, Putin met with new Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko.

Latin America
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

For Americans Held In Honduras, Daily Fines And Decrepit Conditions

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:28 pm

Six Americans have been detained in Honduras for the last month, jailed on suspicion of smuggling arms. The Americans claim the guns they carried were for personal protection against pirates as they cleared logs to give locals better access to fishing sites.

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Economy
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

In May Jobs Report, A Milestone: A Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

The May jobs report showed steady job creation. Payrolls expanded by 217,000, and unemployment held steady at 6.3%. And there was a milestone: The U.S. economy now has slightly more jobs than it did in December 2007, when the last recession began.

From Our Listeners
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Letters: Ex-Cons' Struggles To Make It On The Outside

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

I'm Audie Cornish and it's time now for your letters. Earlier this week, we ran a two-part series about what happens when older prison inmates return to the outside world. For two years, NPR's Laura Sullivan followed a couple of aging ex-cons as they made their way through life, not sure if they deserve a second chance.

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Politics
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

What Happened To Unemployment Benefits?

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 6:46 pm

Five months have passed since the expiration of the emergency unemployment benefits program for the long-term unemployed. Amid congressional delays, it's unclear whether those benefits ever will be extended.

Sports
1:13 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Hopes Ride On California Chrome, As Colt Bears Down On Triple Crown

Originally published on Fri June 6, 2014 4:29 pm

The third jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown will be run Saturday at the Belmont Stakes. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis joins Audie Cornish to talk about California Chrome's chance to become the first horse to win all three races since 1978.

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