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Southwest Jet Loses Some Cabin Pressure During Flight, Lands At Dallas Love Field

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| Flight 861 was on its way from Denver to Dallas when the crew radioed ahead to ask for help. Four of the 120 passengers said they had ear pain as a result of the cabin issue.

Trump's 'Energy Dominance' Gets Slow Start On Federal Land

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Despite President Trump's pledge to boost oil and gas drilling on federal land, some statistics show there was more activity during the Obama administration.

Many Electronic Voting Machines Are Insecure. One County Is Trying To Fix That

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Most electronic voting machines don't create a paper trail but voting officials in Austin are trying to marry the convenience of electronic machines with a paper trail that can be audited.

Sudanese Teen Bride Sentenced To Death For Killing Husband During Alleged Rape

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Noura Hussein, 19, was sentenced to death by hanging on Thursday. A team of lawyers and advocates is fighting for her life.

70 Muslim Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Violence And Terrorism

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The scholars from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia met Friday to discuss peace in Afghanistan. They said "violent extremism and terrorism" contradict "the holy principles of Islam."

Survivor Of Suicide Bombing In Iraq Graduates From College In Texas

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After a bombing in his native city of Mosul in 2006, Qusay Hussein lost his eyesight, nose and cheek. He has undergone 58 surgeries. But on Thursday he completed an associate's degree in psychology.

Transcript: White House Chief Of Staff John Kelly's Interview With NPR

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NPR's Southwest correspondent John Burnett speaks with White House chief of staff John Kelly.

John Kelly: Despite 'Times Of Great Frustration,' No Regrets Taking White House Job

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In an interview with NPR, Kelly also praised the president's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and said Trump's eyes are "wide open" on North Korea.

Homeland Security Secretary Defends Separating Families Who Cross Border Illegally

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In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the administration is merely following the law.

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