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AT&T, DirecTV And Finding A Prom Date: Reactions To Merger

Mon, 2014-05-19 05:14

"It's kind of like trying to find a date before the prom," one analyst says of consolidation in the media industry. Some experts are criticizing the deal's strategy and potential impact on consumers.

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Russia Says It Has Ordered Its Troops Away From Ukraine Border

Mon, 2014-05-19 04:55

This is the second time Russia says it is moving its troops, but NATO says it has yet to see a significant shift in the position of Russian forces.

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South Korea's President Will Disband Coast Guard

Mon, 2014-05-19 03:24

President Park Geun-hye announced the changes a bit more than one month after the ferry Sewol sank, killing more than 300 people. It also comes as South Korea prepares to hold national elections.

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Why Education Is The Most Important Revolution Of Our Time

Mon, 2014-05-19 02:03

The ways learning happens in the US are shifting rapidly. We're out to capture learning in its natural habitat, from soccer fields to science labs, boardrooms to bedrooms. Welcome to NPR Ed.

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Russian President Putin Orders Troops Near Ukraine To Return Home

Mon, 2014-05-19 01:01

The Kremlin announced Vladimir Putin's decision on Monday. The move appears to indicate Putin's intention to de-escalate the crisis over Ukraine.

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AstraZeneca Board Rejects New Offer From Pfizer

Mon, 2014-05-19 00:44

In a statement Monday, AstraZeneca's board said it "reiterates its confidence in AstraZeneca's ability to deliver on its prospects as an independent, science led business."

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Pa. Democrats Aim For Spot To Challenge GOP Governor

Sun, 2014-05-18 23:27

Pennsylvania is among six states holding primary elections Tuesday. Gov. Tom Corbett is unchallenged in the GOP primary, but the general election is a different story.

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Hacking The Brain With Electricity: Don't Try This At Home

Sun, 2014-05-18 23:24

Small jolts of electricity to the brain can treat diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson's. But some healthy people are trying electrical stimulation to make the brain sharper. And it may not be safe.

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Six Words: 'You've Got To Be Taught' Intolerance

Sun, 2014-05-18 23:21

A huge hit upon its release, the 1949 musical South Pacific still resonates with contributors to The Race Card Project — particularly a song about how prejudice is learned, not innate.

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1950s Crooner Jerry Vale Dies At Age 83

Sun, 2014-05-18 23:06

Jerry Vale, the beloved singer known for his high-tenor voice and romantic songs in the 1950s and early 1960s, has died. His biggest hit was "You Don't Know Me."

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3 Face Charges In Turkey Mine Disaster Amid Anger

Sun, 2014-05-18 22:50

Prosecutors arrested 3 people, including a company manager, on charges of negligence. A total of 25 people were detained for questioning — 6 were freed and the other 16 in custody may face charges.

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The First American Teenager, Millennia-Old And Underwater

Sun, 2014-05-18 13:00

DNA from the skeleton of a 12,000-year-old teenage girl found on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula shows that today's Native Americans are descended from Siberians who spread southward across North America.

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In Sea Change Election, Young India Ushers In A New Political Era

Sun, 2014-05-18 13:00

Guest host Tess Vigeland checks in with NPR's Julie McCarthy about the elections in India and the country's new prime minister, Narendra Modi.

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Fighting Bugs With Bugs: Hatching A Solution For Troubled Trees

Sun, 2014-05-18 13:00

The Asian citrus psyllid is a tiny bug that spreads a devastating tree disease. Pesticides can't always control it, so California farmers have turned to a different solution: another bug.

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Fighting Bugs With Bugs: Hatching A Solution For Troubled Trees

Sun, 2014-05-18 13:00

The Asian citrus psyllid is a tiny bug that spreads a devastating tree disease. Pesticides can't always control it, so California farmers have turned to a different solution: another bug.

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Nairobi Bombings Are A Sign Of Spreading Militant Influence

Sun, 2014-05-18 13:00

A pair of bombs killed at least 10 people in Kenya's capital on Friday. What do these and a slew of other attacks in Kenya say about the security situation in the country and the region?

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Worst Floods In A Century Kill At Least 24 In The Balkans

Sun, 2014-05-18 11:29

Thousands of others have been displaced, more than 1,000 were flown to safety on helicopters. The floods are the worst on record.

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A Giant Among Dinosaurs Discovered In Argentina

Sun, 2014-05-18 11:11

Paleontologists say the titanosaur fossils are from the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the planet.

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'The Play Of The Game:' Watch A Boy Win Over A Girl With A Foul Ball

Sun, 2014-05-18 09:51

It was the smoothest play during Saturday's Blue Jays/Rangers game: A boy catches a foul ball, turns around and hands it to a much older girl. But, watch the replay and there's more to his play.

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Nigerian Church Spreads African-Style Zeal Across North America

Sun, 2014-05-18 09:22

White missionaries used to travel to Africa to save souls. Today, the trend is reversed, as evangelists from the global south target Americans and Europeans they say are ripe for Christian renewal.

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