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U.S. Predicted To Be Net Energy Exporter In Next Decade; First Time Since 1950s

Wed, 2015-04-15 09:28

Citing a boom in natural gas as well as shifts in demand, the Energy Information Administration says the U.S. could stop being a net energy importer "sometime between 2020 and 2030."

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Pentagon To Exhume Remains Of Sailors Aboard USS Oklahoma

Wed, 2015-04-15 08:39

The ship with 429 sailors and Marines sank Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor; 388 remain unaccounted for. The Pentagon decision, citing scientific advances in DNA testing, marks a reversal.

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Who's On The List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism, And Why

Wed, 2015-04-15 08:26

The White House said Tuesday that President Obama would remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Sudan and Syria are also on it. But some states have made it off, too.

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Some Doctors Still Dismiss Parents' Concerns About Autism

Wed, 2015-04-15 08:20

Most children don't get diagnosed with autism until they start school, a study finds, though the signs may be visible much earlier. Earlier diagnosis means more time to get therapy.

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Real-World Math: A Bit Of Trig And Hay For The Horses

Wed, 2015-04-15 08:03

The Common Core math standards say students need more than a textbook understanding of concepts like the Pythagorean Theorem. So two Colorado teachers teamed up for a lesson in real-world math.

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Congress Says It Will Not Tolerate 'Agents Gone Wild'

Wed, 2015-04-15 07:40

The latest episode: sexual misconduct and security lapses by employees at the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Secret Service.

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A Year After Deadly Ferry Disaster, S. Koreans Still Awaiting Answers

Wed, 2015-04-15 07:38

As South Korea marks the first anniversary of the accident that killed 304 people, the root causes of the sinking are still unclear, and parents of the victims are embroiled in a political tug-of-war.

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Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:26

In 2013, Aaron Hernandez was a three-year NFL veteran who was accused of killing the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister. A jury found him guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday.

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When Keeping A Secret Trumps The Need For Care

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:08

Young adults covered by their parents' health plans may balk at getting treatment for mental health or other conditions they would rather not have show up on family insurance statements.

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You Didn't Check The 'Presidential Election Campaign' Box On Your Taxes, Did You?

Wed, 2015-04-15 06:03

The little box is for presidential public financing. At first, it was relatively popular but now fewer people are checking the box and more candidates are rejecting the funds.

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EU Charges Google With Antitrust Violations, Will Also Look At Android

Wed, 2015-04-15 05:16

Saying that Google abused its dominant position in the search market "by systematically favoring its own comparison shopping product," a European panel releases a list of antitrust charges.

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At Walter Scott's Funeral, An Unexpected Conversation

Wed, 2015-04-15 04:39

When Clemson University professor Chenjerai Kumanyika attended the funeral this weekend, he found himself discussing gentrification — and his own role in the changes in North Charleston, S.C.

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On 'One Boston Day,' City Marks Marathon Bombings' Anniversary

Wed, 2015-04-15 03:31

A moment of silence will be observed at 2:49 ET, the time when the first of two devastating bombs went off in the crowds gathered to watch the marathon in 2013.

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Shelly Sterling Wins Case Seeking Millions In Assets From V. Stiviano

Wed, 2015-04-15 02:43

V. Stiviano, the one-time companion of former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, must return millions of dollars in gifts, a judge has ruled in a lawsuit that was filed by Sterling's wife, Shelly.

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A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

Wed, 2015-04-15 00:03

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses at the FBI to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an office where he sat alone. He says the agency isolated and retaliated against him.

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The Space Station Gets A Coffee Bar

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:42

Italy is sending a high-tech espresso machine to the International Space Station. And NASA is worried it might be too popular.

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Radio Connects North Dakota Residents Divided On Gay Rights

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:41

Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host, and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.

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Bombing Survivors Face A World That Still Feels Out Of Control

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:40

Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.

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Redistribute California's Water? Not Without A Fight

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:35

What's a fair way to divide up California's scarce water? The current system relies heavily on history: Some farmers will get water, others won't, simply based on when their land was first irrigated.

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Historian: John Wilkes Booth Not A Deranged Lone Madman

Tue, 2015-04-14 23:34

On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, historian Terry Alford explores John Wilkes Booth's life and how the assassination affected his family.

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