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With Paul, Cruz and Clinton On The Verge, 2016 Election Takes Shape

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have announced they'll run for president, and Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday. Correspondents Mara Liasson and Don Gonyea join NPR's Tamara Keith.

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Large Crowds Expected For Walter Scott's S.C. Funeral

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

A funeral service is scheduled Saturday for Walter Scott, the black man killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, S.C.. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with correspondent Martin Kaste.

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Humanitarian Worker In Yemen Sees Catastrophe Ahead

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

Crucial aid shipments carrying much-needed medical supplies have finally reached Yemen. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Nuha, the humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in Yemen.

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Family Dispute Tears At France's Far-Right National Front

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:38

A family feud is raging in France's far-right political party between party leader Marine Le Pen and its founder, Le Pen's father. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with French journalist Cecile Alduy.

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The Future of Free Online Courses: New Research From MIT And Harvard

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:03

A new study of free, online college courses found a pattern among the people who take them: They're mostly college-educated, including a surprising number of teachers.

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Former Ebola Fighters Feel As If They Get No Respect

Sat, 2015-04-11 03:03

Many Liberians who helped battle the virus weren't full-fledged health workers. Now that the outbreak has subsided, they feel forgotten, neglected and stigmatized.

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5 Things You Should Know About Hillary Clinton

Sat, 2015-04-11 01:03

She started out as a Republican and hasn't driven a car since 1996. Here's what you may not know or just may not remember about the former secretary of state and first lady.

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Plagued By Smog, Krakow Struggles To Break Its Coal-Burning Habit

Sat, 2015-04-11 00:50

Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."

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Clam Cancer Spreads Along Eastern Seaboard

Fri, 2015-04-10 13:22

Renegade cells floating through seawater apparently cause the cancer, scientists say. Though people can't catch it, the malignancy might offer clues to how cancer cells spread in the human body.

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Attorney General To Employees: You Can't Solicit Prostitutes, Ever

Fri, 2015-04-10 13:12

The memo follows an Inspector General report that found Drug Enforcement agents had "sex parties" in Colombia with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.

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Magic Mirror, At The Store, Should This Top Go In My Drawer?

Fri, 2015-04-10 13:10

Craning your neck in the dressing room is just part of the shopping experience. But Neiman Marcus hopes a new digital "Memory Mirror" will make it easier to find something that fits just right.

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Painting the 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

Fri, 2015-04-10 12:48

A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 paintings by Jacob Lawrence about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.

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#NPRreads: In Defense Of California And Wearing The Same Thing To Work Daily

Fri, 2015-04-10 12:10

This week, we highlight an Internet confessional of a woman who decided to do like men: wear the same outfit to work every day. We also baseball and fancy food at schools.

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What's Bigger: Yemen Or Virginia? There's An App For That

Fri, 2015-04-10 12:06

A web site lets you compare countries around the world to your home state. You can check out other stats, too, from lifespan to income to free time.

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Lunch, Not Landfill: Nonprofit Rescues Produce Rejected At U.S. Border

Fri, 2015-04-10 11:57

Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though they're tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, they're now going to needy families across the U.S.

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Alleged Mastermind Of 2008 Mumbai Attack Out On Bail

Fri, 2015-04-10 11:36

Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the Mumbai attack that left more than 160 people dead, walked out of a Pakistani prison on Friday. The move threatens to strain relations with India.

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A Hermaphrodite Goat Could Be The Ultimate Scapegoat

Fri, 2015-04-10 11:05

It lives in Gaza. It has male private parts and udders. People think its milk might have special powers. The government think it's a scam and wants to kill the goat. We'll find out its fate on Sunday.

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Cool Atlantic, Warm Pacific Could Mean Few Hurricanes

Fri, 2015-04-10 10:56

A cool Atlantic Ocean and a mild to moderate El Niño in the Pacific equatorial region has forecasters predicting only four or five Atlantic hurricanes this year.

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