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Fights On 'Religious Freedom' And Gay Rights Are Costing Republicans

Fri, 2015-04-03 02:03

The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place on Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same As 'Mad Men' Winds Down

Fri, 2015-04-03 01:05

AMC's award-winning drama Mad Men returns for its final seven episodes Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these last few installments explore how little people change, even in tumultuous times.

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March Employment Report Expected To Show Continued Job Growth

Thu, 2015-04-02 23:44

Over the past year, the economy has added more than 200,000 jobs each month. That level of job creation hasn't happened since a 13-month run that began in 1994.

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2 New York Women Arrested Over Bomb Plot

Thu, 2015-04-02 15:50

Prosecutors said the two women intended to use a homemade bomb for an attack. One of the women once wrote a poem published in an al-Qaida magazine.

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Nixon's 'Western White House' Up For Sale

Thu, 2015-04-02 14:16

Hom Sotheby's International has listed the 5.45-acre oceanfront estate for $75 million. President Nixon bought the property early in his presidency, and lived there after resigning from office.

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Americans Support Iran Talks, But Doubt They'll Prevent A Weapon

Thu, 2015-04-02 13:57

President Obama said "solid majorities support a diplomatic resolution" with Iran. That's true to an extent. When you scratch beneath the surface, it's more complicated.

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Mourning The Matzo: Iconic N.Y. Factory To Leave Former Jewish Hub

Thu, 2015-04-02 13:47

It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.

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Drug-Resistant Food Poisoning Lands In The U.S.

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:52

Travelers are bringing a nasty bacterial disease to the U.S. and spreading it to others. The bacteria cause bad diarrhea and are tough to treat because they're resistant to the top antibiotic.

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Alabama Man To Be Released After 30 Year On Death Row

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:42

Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted in the 1985 murders of two fast-food employees based almost exclusively on ballistics evidence that has since been deemed unreliable.

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Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine's Displaced Citizens

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:37

People fleeing the fighting in the separatist cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are big burden for Ukraine's financially strained government, but Kharkiv residents are stepping up to help.

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The Iranian Nuclear Deal: It Isn't Just About The Nukes

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:33

President Obama has sought a less hostile relationship with Iran since entering. The nuclear framework agreement points to the possibility of broader cooperation that could reorder the Middle East.

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Iran Talks: In Tehran, Blaring Horns, Chants, Cheers

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:29

The public reaction so far in the Iranian capital to the preliminary agreement Iran and six world powers have reached on the Islamic republic's nuclear program has been positive.

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If You Know Where The Missing $6 Million Is, Please Tell Sierra Leone

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:28

Funds allocated to fight Ebola have vanished into thin air. That kind of funny money business happens all too often when disaster strikes and donations roll in.

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How Congress Is Reacting To The Iran Framework

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:16

President Obama says he welcomes a "robust debate" on the Iran framework from Congress and the American people. He's already getting one.

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Sodium Sleuths: Do Southerners Eat More Salt Than The Rest Of Us?

Thu, 2015-04-02 11:54

Here's a mystery: Hypertension, which is tied to salt intake, is more prevalent in the South. Researchers had a hunch that Southerners were eating more salty packaged foods, so they went gumshoeing.

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China Protests Emergency Landing Of U.S. Warplanes In Taiwan

Thu, 2015-04-02 11:12

Two Navy F-18s landed at an airbase on the island, which Beijing considers part of its sovereign territory.

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Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

Thu, 2015-04-02 10:43

A new study in the journal Science explores the power of surprise to motivate infant learning.

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Like Mars: Dusty Sandstorm Blocks Visibility And Travel In Dubai

Thu, 2015-04-02 10:19

More than 100 cars were reportedly involved in accidents. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights in Dubai after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia early this morning.

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U.N. Report: 25,000 Foreign Fighters Joining Islamist Militant Groups

Thu, 2015-04-02 09:26

Thousands have left their homes en route to Iraq and Syria, which the U.N. report calls an "international finishing school" for extremists.

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Iran Reached Agreement With World Powers On Nuclear Program

Thu, 2015-04-02 09:21

Iranian Prime Minister Hassan Rouhani tweeted that Iran and six world powers, including the United States, had reached an agreement on "key parameters" of the issue.

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