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UConn To Face Kentucky In NCAA Final

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

The matchup is set for Monday's men's NCAA basketball championship. The Connecticut Huskies will take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

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After Scandal, Barcelona Football Club Banned From Trades

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

The Barcelona soccer club has been banned from trading for 14 months for signing overseas players under 18 years old, against FIFA rules. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with soccer reporter Ashish Sharma.

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AP Photographer Killed In Afghanistan Was Full Of Laughter

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

Anja Niedringhaus was killed last week in an attack by an Afghan police commander. She was in Khost province covering the run-up to Saturday's presidential election.

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Both Sides Dig In Their Heels Over Crimea Crisis

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

Ukraine shares a long history with Russia, but the latest crisis is driving a wedge between the two countries and reinforcing a sense of national identity among many Ukrainians.

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Fort Hood Shooting Reopened Wounds At Trauma Unit

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

Fort Hood shooting victims were taken last week to the Scott and White Memorial Hospital, the same one that victims of the 2009 shooting. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with trauma director Matthew Davis.

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Japan Releases Inmate After Nearly A Half-Century On Death Row

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:42

A court in Japan recently released Iwao Hakamada, thought to be the world's longest-serving death row inmate. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with David Johnson, an expert on Japan's legal system.

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Peter Matthiessen, Co-Founder Of The Paris Review, Dies At 86

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:33

Matthiessen was a spy, a naturalist, a well-regarded activist and a three-time winner of the National Book Award — for both fiction and nonfiction. He died of acute myeloid leukemia.

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Mudslide Tragedy: Donations Outpace Capacity In Oso

Sun, 2014-04-06 06:31

It's been two weeks since a mudslide came down on a tiny mountain community in Washington. The disaster prompted an outpouring of donations; now local officials are asking only for monetary gifts.

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Search For Flight MH370: Ship Detects Pulse Signal Again

Sun, 2014-04-06 05:53

Ships and search planes are being sent to investigate a pulse signal that a Chinese patrol ship picked up twice this weekend, says the head of the search effort for a Malaysia Airlines jet.

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Peter Matthiessen Dies At 86; Wrote Of Travels In The Natural World

Sun, 2014-04-06 04:26

Author Peter Matthiessen, who used fiction and nonfiction to explore how man relates to nature, has died at 86. The revered naturalist and novelist had been suffering from leukemia.

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Student Debt Weighs Down Women More. Blame The Wage Gap

Sun, 2014-04-06 01:18

College costs the same for both genders, but women spend a higher portion of their salaries on paying off debt than men because they make less. It starts as soon as they enter the workforce.

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If A Picture's Worth 1,000 Words, Could It Help You Floss?

Sun, 2014-04-06 01:17

It's hard to get people to change their health behaviors for the better. Would putting drawings of simple health truisms on a pack of cards help? One creative tech geek wants to find out.

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Signal Detected By Chinese Ship Consistent With Aircraft Black Box

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:56

Officials on Sunday were trying to confirm whether a "pulse signal" reportedly picked up by a Chinese ship in the Indian Ocean came from the missing Malaysian jetliner.

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Author, Environmentalist Peter Matthiessen Has Died

Sat, 2014-04-05 17:04

Peter Matthiessen's publisher says he died Saturday after being ill "for some months." He had been diagnosed with leukemia. Matthiesen was 86.

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Kentucky To Play UConn In NCAA Final

Sat, 2014-04-05 16:50

The eighth-seeded Wildcats will face the seventh-seeded Huskies in an unlikely NCAA title matchup Monday with the highest combined rankings in tournament history.

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Americans Are On The Move, But In The Wrong Direction

Sat, 2014-04-05 15:05

People are having a harder time moving toward the places with the most economic opportunity. High cost of living is driving them to cheaper places, where job options are more limited.

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An Astronaut Asks: What Does This Cloud Look Like?

Sat, 2014-04-05 12:26

The image comes from Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who gained fans last year when he tweeted photos and messages about his stint on the International Space Station.

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Dispute Came Before Fort Hood Shooting, Witnesses Say

Sat, 2014-04-05 11:35

The soldier who is believed to have killed three others in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, reportedly argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted.

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