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49ers Fan Sues NFL For $50 Million Over Seattle Playoff Tickets

Sun, 2014-04-27 12:46

Citing limits on who could buy Seattle Seahawks playoff tickets, a San Francisco 49ers fans is suing the NFL, saying the practice amounts to "economic discrimination."

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Keeping An Eye On The KKK

Sun, 2014-04-27 11:33

We asked Google to alert us to Ku Klux Klan activities for a week and our mailbox filled up quickly.

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Pro-Russia Forces Release Western Military Observer In Ukraine

Sun, 2014-04-27 09:51

Seven European military observers are still being held prisoner in eastern Ukraine by insurgents.

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Detained European Military Observer Freed In Eastern Ukraine

Sun, 2014-04-27 09:18

One of the eight military observers who were arrested by pro-Russian separatists has been freed, reportedly for medical reasons. The observers were detained Friday.

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Minneapolis Renames Columbus Day As Indigenous People's Day

Sun, 2014-04-27 08:44

Minneapolis designates the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day, after the city council heard concerns that hailing Columbus as the discoverer of America is inaccurate.

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Giving Up On Its Obamacare Exchange No Cure For Oregon's Ills

Sun, 2014-04-27 08:00

High hopes dashed, Oregon is the first state to abandon having its own health insurance marketplace. Now it has to figure out how to transition to HealthCare.gov.

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South Africa Celebrates 20 Years Of Democracy

Sun, 2014-04-27 07:08

President Jacob Zuma led Freedom Day celebrations in Pretoria Sunday, as South Africa marked the 20th anniversary of democratic rule. Back in 1994, voters sent Nelson Mandela to the presidency.

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Fossil Fans Get Their Dino-Fix Before Smithsonian Renovates

Sun, 2014-04-27 06:43

The Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., got its new T. rex just in time to close its fossil hall for five years of renovations — longer than some dinosaur fans have even been alive.

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NRA Says It's Not Bothered By Gun Control Group's Protest

Sun, 2014-04-27 06:08

The National Rifle Association's convention drew a counter-demonstration in Indianapolis this weekend, as advocates for gun control pressed their own agenda.

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The Risk And Reward Of Monitoring Elections In The Middle East

Sun, 2014-04-27 06:03

Iraqis will head to the polls Wednesday amid a surge in election-related violence. Veteran election observer Les Campbell says what happens after an election is as important as the day itself.

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Obama Discusses Racist Comments Attributed To Clippers Owner

Sun, 2014-04-27 05:13

Calling racist statements allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling "incredibly offensive," President Obama says he is confident the NBA will resolve the controversy.

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U.S. And Philippines Agree On 10-Year Military Plan

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:11

More American military troops and assets could soon be placed in the Philippines in a new deal that is expected to be formalized Monday, as President Obama arrives in Manila on his trip to Asia.

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Violence In Iraq Mars Runup To Election

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

Next week, Iraqis go to the polls. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ned Parker, Reuters Baghdad bureau chief, about whether Iraqis will take a stand against extremism in the parliamentary elections.

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S. Korea Prime Minister Resigns Over Ferry Disaster

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

South Korea's prime minister has resigned in order to take responsibility for the ferry disaster which killed around 300 people. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Anthony Kuhn about the fallout.

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An Independent Scotland Could Falter Economically

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

As Scottish voters prepare for a referendum vote on Scottish independence, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about whether Scotland would stay in the European Union.

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Scotland Could Prosper Outside The United Kingdom

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

In September, voters in Scotland will decide whether to end the union with England and return to independence. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Scottish Parliamentarian Fiona Hyslop about the vote.

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Crisis Escalates In Eastern Ukraine

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

A group of international observers has been detained by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine as Kiev ramps up military operations. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

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Colosseum Gets A Good 2,000-Year Scouring

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

The Colosseum is getting its first top to bottom cleaning in 2 millennia. The scrub-down began in December and is slated to cost $35 million before its completion in 2016.

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Dole Reflects On A Long Career As He Cruises His Home State

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

Former Sen. Bob Dole has returned home to Kansas for a "thank you" tour. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the 90-year-old senator about his career.

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Marines In Australia Aimed To Stabilize A Growing Region

Sun, 2014-04-27 04:03

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Thomas X. Hammes at the Institute for National Strategic Studies about the U.S.'s strategic "pivot to Asia," and the recent deployment of Marines to Australia.

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