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Chick-fil-A Comments Still Churning Some Stomachs

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The fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has landed in the middle of the same-sex marriage debate. The company’s president has been heavily criticized by some people for comments he made against gay marriage. Now, some politicians from across the country are saying the company is not welcome in their towns. Host Michel Martin speaks with James Kenney, Philadelphia councilman-at-large about the controversy.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2012/07/31/157653766/chick-fil-a-comments-still-churning-some-stomachs?ft=1&f=1001

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The Chick-fil-A Dilemma: To Eat or Not To Eat?

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Julián Castro, San Antonio Mayor, Will Deliver Democratic Convention Keynote

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Mayor Julian Castro his daughter Carina, 2, and wife Erica (background) greet supporters at his ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Cheer Up, It’s Just Your Child Behind The Wheel

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When it comes to learning how to drive, your teen is probably as harried as you are. Research shows that scare tactics meant to instill caution, though, ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Magnets May Pull Kids With Sunken Chests Out Of Operating Room

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Justin Rosales, 14, had a powerful magnet implanted in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Samsung Fight Among Many In Apple’s Patent War

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Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S, left, and Apple's iPhone 4 are displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT. Apple claims some of Samsung's designs are ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

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The cross on the steeple of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville, Ind. A recent Gallup poll says only 44 percent of Americans have great confidence ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Live Pigeon Shooting And Other Odd Olympic Games

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Leon de Lunden of Belgium won the live pigeon shooting event at the 1900 Olympics in Paris  the only time in Olympic history when animals were ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Sunday, Day 3 Of The London 2012 Games: What’s On Tap

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Satoshi Shimizu (left) of Japan celebrates his 10-9 points decision over Isaac Dogboe of Ghana, ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

U.N.: Showdown In Syria’s Largest City Is Imminent

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A showdown between government troops and opposition forces in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, is imminent, the U.N.’s human rights office said Friday, as the Red Cross reported it is pulling some of its foreign staff from Damascus out of concern for the safety of its workers.

The country’s chaos has spread to Syria’s biggest cities in some of the most widespread and sustained violence the two areas have seen in more than 17 months of conflict. Rebels have ...

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GDP Report Confirms Fears Of Economic Slowdown

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Maria Contrero works on a sole press at the New Balance Athletic Shoe factory in Boston in May. The government said Friday that the economy slowed in ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

Let’s Catch Up: Lighting The Olympic Cauldron, And Angry Fans

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This sculpture of a skeletal gymnast stands in London's Olympic Village, where athletes are preparing ...</p><a class=Continue Reading →

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