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7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

People-Smuggling Is Big Business In Myanmar

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Television
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

TLC's '19 Kids' Pulled For Sex-Abuse Scandal

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Politics
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

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Environment
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Reopens Fierce Environmental Debate

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Europe
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Ireland Appears To Approve Same-Sex Marriage

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Economy
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Takata Air Bag Recall Could Take Years

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Europe
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Historian May Have Discovered Henry I's Final Resting Place

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Around the Nation
7:23 am
Sat May 23, 2015

'They're Not Gang Members': Bikers Protest Mass Arrests In Waco

Authorities investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday in Waco, Texas. Bikers say that most of the 170 people arrested had nothing to do with the violence.
Jerry Larson AP

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 8:48 pm

Authorities in Waco, Texas, continue to investigate the deaths of nine motorcycle gang members in one of the worst biker brawls in recent times. More than 170 people were arrested and charged with organized crime; each is being held under a $1 million bond.

Now there's a backlash from biker groups, who claim many of the riders were simply at the wrong place at the wrong time, and had nothing to do with Sunday's bloody fight.

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Goats and Soda
6:03 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Photos Capture The Joy On Playgrounds Around The World

At the Aida Boys School, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, the walls are extra thick to protect students against bullets.
Courtesy of James Mollison

Originally published on Sat May 23, 2015 9:02 am

Whether they're in a posh London school or in the slums of Kenya, in the midst of war or in a battle against bullies, kids take playtime very seriously.

That's what photographer James Mollison learned after spending five years photographing school playgrounds around the world. The project began in 2009, and took him to more than 50 schools in 17 countries.

Each photo tells a different story.

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The Salt
6:03 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

Planning to grill this Memorial Day? Below, Food Network chef Alton Brown has some tips to keep your flavor from going up in smoke.
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Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in May 2012.

If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.

"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy Alton Brown tells NPR's Scott Simon.

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