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'I Knew It Wouldn't Be Easy,' Outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius Says

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:52

With Kathleen Sebelius leaving as health secretary, the president is turning to budget chief Sylvia Mathews Burwell to run the agency that oversees the Affordable Care Act — better known as Obamacare.

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Think You Know How To Cook Eggs? Chances Are You're Doing It Wrong

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:44

Food writer Michael Ruhlman has a new cookbook that's an homage to eggs. And where do Americans so often go wrong? Ruhlman says we usually overcook even the simplest dish of scrambled eggs.

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This Jet Lag App Does The Math So You'll Feel Better Faster

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:35

When it comes to resetting your biological clock, calculus can help. Mathematicians say they've found a faster way to adjust to time zone changes, and they've used it to drive a smartphone app.

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Pope Francis Asks Abuse Victims' Forgiveness

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:49

In what are being described as his strongest comments so far about the church's sex abuse crisis, the pope also condemned the evil deeds of some priests.

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Optimism, But No Breakthrough In Search For Malaysian Jet

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:00

Even as Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was saying he's "very confident" that pings from the plane's black boxes have been detected, the man leading the search effort was urging caution.

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VIDEO: Woman Throws Shoe At Hillary Clinton, No Harm Done

Fri, 2014-04-11 03:49

The flying footwear missed the former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential contender. She was giving a speech in Las Vegas. "Is that part of Cirque du Soleil?" Clinton joked.

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Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Fri, 2014-04-11 03:06

Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern city of Donetsk seized a government building in the middle of town on Sunday. NPR's Ari Shapiro went inside the building and reports on what it was like.

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Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

Fri, 2014-04-11 03:00

At least 10 people died and several dozen were injured when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus. The high school students and chaperones were going to visit a Northern California college.

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African Responses Night And Day From Rwanda, U.N. Envoy Says

Fri, 2014-04-11 00:38

As a scholar, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power wrote about the U.S. failure to intervene in Rwanda. Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to her about current crises in Africa.

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One Man Becomes Another's Hands, Feet And Family

Thu, 2014-04-10 23:55

Collin Smith was in high school when an accident left him unable to use his arms and legs. So Ernest Greene, 50 years his senior, decided to help. And when Collin went to college, Ernest went, too.

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Paying Off Student Loans Puts A Dent In Wallets, And The Economy

Thu, 2014-04-10 23:53

Repaying college debts prevents many Americans from investing in homes or retirement. The impact can add up — for individuals and the economy as a whole, a researcher says.

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What's The Right Size For The U.S. Army?

Thu, 2014-04-10 23:52

In the coming years, U.S. Army rolls could drop to their lowest level since World War II. Some think a leaner force can meet the challenges ahead; others say the U.S. will face unacceptable risks.

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The Ebola Survivors: Reborn But Not Always Embraced

Thu, 2014-04-10 23:51

They have recovered from the deadly virus that is ravaging Guinea. They feel blessed by their good fortune. But family and friends are often afraid to welcome them back with open arms.

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Nirvana Leads New Class In Rock Hall Of Fame

Thu, 2014-04-10 22:23

Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Shoe Thrown At Hillary Clinton During Speech

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:57

A woman was taken into custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage at a Scrap Recycling Industries meeting in Las Vegas.

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9 Killed When FedEx Truck Slams Into Students' Charter Bus

Thu, 2014-04-10 21:32

A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least 9 were killed, authorities said.

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Obama And Al Sharpton: An Odd Couple Who Make Political Sense

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:38

For the cautious president and the free-wheeling reverend, there's a political symbiosis that comes from sharing the same stage.

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Sebelius, Leader Of Rocky Health Care Rollout, Resigns From HHS

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:09

Kathleen Sebelius has resigned from her position as secretary of health and human services. President Obama accepted her resignation, and he plans to nominate Sylvia Matthews Burwell to replace her.

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Judges Appear Divided In Case On Utah's Gay Marriage Ban

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:53

A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case prompted by last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Is Resigning

Thu, 2014-04-10 14:48

Sebelius is resigning after a five-year term that will no doubt be remembered for the calamitous implementation of Obamacare.

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