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Pakistan Signals Possible Opening In Relations With India

Sat, 2014-05-31 03:40

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif attended the inauguration of India's new prime minister this week. Does this signal a thaw? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Shuja Nawaz of the Atlantic Council.

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One Wealthy Couple's Mission To Save Marriages, En Masse

Sat, 2014-05-31 03:40

An Oprah-endorsed self-help guru and his wife are devoting their weekends — and dollars — to large-scale, group relationship counseling sessions for couples who can't otherwise afford it.

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Assad Bound For Re-Election As War Appears At A Stalemate

Sat, 2014-05-31 03:40

As Syria goes to the polls next week in an election that President Bashar Assad is certain to win, journalist Nick Blanford tells NPR's Scott Simon.

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Phone App Might Predict Manic Episodes In Bipolar Disorder

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:22

People's speech patterns change when they are in the manic phase of bipolar disorder, doctors say. And a smartphone app might be able to detect those shifts and improve treatment.

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Phone App Might Predict Manic Episodes In Bipolar Disorder

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:22

Speech patterns change when people enter the manic phase of bipolar disorder, doctors say. A smartphone app might be able to detect those shifts and improve treatment.

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Expanding The Panama Canal: The Problem Is Money, Not Mosquitoes

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:21

A century after the canal opened, it's being expanded to accommodate some of the world's biggest cargo ships. But the project has been delayed by a $1.6 billion financial dispute.

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Expanding The Panama Canal: The Problem Is Money, Not Mosquitoes

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:21

A century after the canal opened, it's being expanded to accommodate some of the world's biggest cargo ships. But the project has been delayed by a $1.6 billion financial dispute.

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Tech Week: C-E-Bros, Diversity Numbers And The Beats Deal

Sat, 2014-05-31 01:20

The Snapchat CEO's fraternity-day emails surfaced, Apple made its biggest acquisition and Google disclosed the uneven gender breakdown of its staff. Take a look at the week's top headlines in tech.

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Investor Carl Icahn Reportedly At Center Of Insider Trading Probe

Fri, 2014-05-30 17:14

The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.

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An Old-Fashioned Newspaperman Takes The Helm In A Digital World

Fri, 2014-05-30 15:53

Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of The New York Times, is a proud defender of old-school newsroom values. But, he says, he recognizes that both he and the Times need to adapt to the digital era.

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Cleveland Patrolman, Five Others Charged In Deadly 2012 Car Chase

Fri, 2014-05-30 14:03

Prosecutors say Patrolman Michael Brelo fired more shots than any of the officers who together pumped 137 rounds into the vehicle, killing two unarmed suspects.

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Is The Deck Stacked Against Black Boys In America?

Fri, 2014-05-30 14:03

A new White House report exploring the intersection of race, poverty and justice suggests the answer is still a resounding yes.

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Shinseki Couldn't Outflank Election-Year Politics

Fri, 2014-05-30 13:54

By President Obama's own admission, politics had a lot to do with why he decided to accept VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation.

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House Vote Aims To Derail DOJ Processing Of Clemency Petitions

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:45

Attorney General Eric Holder reportedly said language inserted by lawmakers to prevent the hire of additional Justice Department attorneys is "absurd."

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Border Agency Revises And Makes Public Its Use Of Force Policy

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:39

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske has released documents regarding the use of force along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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SpaceX Unveils A Sleek New Ride To Orbit

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:38

The private space-launch company has taken its Dragon capsule design and taught it some cool new tricks.

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Retired Army Gen. On Shinseki: 'I Don't Look Up To Any Man More'

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:34

For more on Gen. Eric Shinseki's decision to step down, Robert Siegel turns to Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the former Vice-Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army.

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Shinseki's Apology Punctuates A Long Career Of Service

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:14

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized for lengthy waits at VA facilities, saying he's ousting the leaders of a VA hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., after stories about delays in care there. Shinseki's decision to resign marks a muddy end to an illustrious career, which began when he joined the Army nearly five decades ago.

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VA Secretary Shinseki Steps Down Amid Reports Of Systemic Problems

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:14

Gen. Eric Shinseki is stepping down as the secretary of veteran's affairs. The decision comes in the midst of growing outrage over scheduling issues in the VA health system.

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An American Suicide Bomber In Syria

Fri, 2014-05-30 12:14

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that an American was involved in carrying out a suicide attack. The man, who was fighting in Syria against President Bashar Assad's regime, had ties to Florida.

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