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Suicide Attack Kills Dozens At Afghanistan Bank

Fri, 2015-04-17 22:51

A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 80, officials said.

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On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

Fri, 2015-04-17 18:05

Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.

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A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan

Fri, 2015-04-17 16:48

A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the President can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.

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How The Food Industry Relies On Scientists With Big Tobacco Ties

Fri, 2015-04-17 14:38

Critics of the system that ushers food products to market say it is rife with conflicts of interest. When scientists depend on food companies for work, they may be less likely to contest food safety.

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Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

Fri, 2015-04-17 13:57

Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?

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Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Asphyxiation For Executions

Fri, 2015-04-17 13:57

The new method was proposed after the botched execution by lethal injection last year of an Oklahoma inmate.

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Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

Fri, 2015-04-17 13:57

Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?

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First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

Fri, 2015-04-17 13:20

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.

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As Ebola Cases Dwindle, West Africa Turns To Economic Recovery

Fri, 2015-04-17 13:13

International banks are promising nearly a billion dollars in aid to the three countries hardest hit by Ebola. The number of weekly cases has dropped below 40 — the lowest level since last May.

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Running A Marathon? How To Eat and Drink So You Don't Hit The Wall

Fri, 2015-04-17 12:39

There's only so much fuel you can store before a big race. A performance nutrition expert gives us the rub on how to optimize carb-loading to avoid the miserable experience of running out of fuel.

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Remembering Don Quayle, NPR's First President

Fri, 2015-04-17 12:34

The first president of NPR has died at the age of 84. Don Quayle had a long career in public broadcasting, both in television and radio. Susan Stamberg reflects on his impact on NPR and her career.

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In New Orleans, A Second-Chance School Tries Again

Fri, 2015-04-17 12:29

Crescent Leadership Academy has a checkered reputation, but a new principal is trying to do right by some of the toughest — and most troubled — kids in the city.

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As Lake Mead Levels Drop, The West Braces For Bigger Drought Impact

Fri, 2015-04-17 12:29

Near Las Vegas, levels in the nation's largest reservoir have dropped 140 feet since 2000. Water deliveries to Nevada, Arizona and California may soon be rationed — and farmers would feel it first.

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Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

Fri, 2015-04-17 12:09

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone to far?

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5 Things You Should Know About Mike Huckabee

Fri, 2015-04-17 11:29

He's run marathons and issued more than 1,000 pardons and commutations as governor of Arkansas. Here's what you might not know or remember about Huckabee.

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WATCH: Chimps In Uganda Look Both Ways Before Crossing

Fri, 2015-04-17 11:25

A 29-month study of chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park reveals that many have learned a valuable survival skill — to look both ways before crossing a busy highway.

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Why A Blockbuster Of A Trade Deal With Asia Matters

Fri, 2015-04-17 11:19

Congress is giving President Obama new powers to help seal the deal on an ambitious Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, a move which angers many Democrats and unions.

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U.N., Oxfam Report At Least 120,000 Displaced In Yemen Fighting

Fri, 2015-04-17 11:04

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says estimates for the number of internally displaced persons ranges from 120,000 to 150,000. Separately, Oxfam puts the figure at 121,000.

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Can Top Slugger Joining Cubs End 106 Years of Sadness?

Fri, 2015-04-17 10:11

Top prospect Kris Bryant is set to bat fourth against the Padres Friday in his major league debut, bringing with him hope Chicago may someday soon win another championship.

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Yes, You Can Help The World And Make Money At The Same Time

Fri, 2015-04-17 09:35

Entrepreneurs are figuring out ways to make the world better without relying on charity. It's called social entrepreneurship, and its rising stars showed us how it works at a conference in Oxford.

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