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Ukraine Says It's Preparing A Plan To Withdraw From Crimea

Wed, 2014-03-19 04:05

Russia has moved to take Crimea from Ukraine. Tuesday, a Ukrainian officer was shot and killed. Wednesday, men thought to be part of a Crimean "self-defense force" stormed another Ukrainian facility.

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Borderland: A Journey Along The Changing Frontier

Wed, 2014-03-19 03:16

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep traveled the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to explore how the two countries are linked — and how they are separated.

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Missing Jet's Mysterious Turn May Have Been Plotted Early In Flight

Wed, 2014-03-19 03:15

There are reports that it appears someone programmed a new course into the navigation system before the cockpit's routine-sounding last voice message. That adds to evidence of a deliberate act.

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Sony Pictures To Lay Off Interactive Group

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:00

Sony Pictures Entertainment will reportedly lay off its entire interactive marketing team — more than 200 employees. It's part of a cost-cutting trend by the major film studios.

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Is Organizing For Action Too Close To The White House?

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:00

Organizing for Action, the social welfare group formed out of President Obama's campaign organization, has stumbled over its own fundraising rules. Now it's trying to clean things up.

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Potential Charges Against Incumbent Throw D.C. Mayor's Race Up In Air

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:00

The possible indictment of incumbent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has turned what many expected to be a routine election into a referendum on whether voters trust him.

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There's A Reason They Call It Madness

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:00

As March Madness gets underway, commentator Frank Deford wonders if Americans just have too many teams to root for.

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For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time

Wed, 2014-03-19 01:00

The NFL, NASCAR and others have built social media command centers to engage directly with fans during live events.

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Israeli Airstrikes Target Syrian Army Sites

Tue, 2014-03-18 23:41

The Israeli military said Wednesday's strikes were in response to a roadside bomb that hit an Israeli patrol and wounded four soldiers the day before.

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Rauner Wins GOP Nomination For Illinois Governor

Tue, 2014-03-18 20:19

Venture capitalist Bruce Rauner advances to a November matchup with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. "It's a choice between failure of the past and a new day," he said in his victory speech.

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Rauner Wins GOP Nomination For Illinois Governor

Tue, 2014-03-18 19:48

Rauner wins GOP nomination for Illinois governor

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In Photos: With All Troops Home, Canada Marks End Of Afghan Mission

Tue, 2014-03-18 17:23

The country officially finished its 12-year mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday. More than 40,000 Canadian troops deployed to Afghanistan and 158 of them were killed.

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Review Finds Navy Yard Rampage Could've Been Prevented

Tue, 2014-03-18 16:46

The report found that the Navy did not properly evaluate and report the gunman's behavior before the rampage, which left 12 dead last September.

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A Bittersweet Goodbye: White House Pastry Chef To Move On

Tue, 2014-03-18 14:57

Bill Yosses had to learn to make leaner, more healthful versions of his recipes when Michelle Obama moved in. He says those lessons have inspired his next venture in New York.

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Obama's Foreign Policy: More Second-Term Misses Than Hits

Tue, 2014-03-18 14:47

Second-term presidents who find themselves limited by congressional constraints often see foreign policy as an arena for success. But it seems to be giving President Obama more fits than achievements.

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Oklahoma Court Delays 2 Executions Because Of Drug Shortage

Tue, 2014-03-18 13:57

The court said it did not have confidence that Oklahoma could procure the drugs used in executions.

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Study: The Chicken Didn't Cross The Pacific To South America

Tue, 2014-03-18 13:42

An analysis of DNA from ancient and modern chicken bones from the Pacific islands shows they are genetically distinct from South American birds.

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An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

Tue, 2014-03-18 12:43

Two mapmakers made the place up. It wasn't real. Then, oddly, it popped into being. I am not making this up. It happened. Then it un-happened.

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Teens Say They Don't Text Or Drink While Driving, Kinda

Tue, 2014-03-18 12:32

Teenagers know they're not supposed to be indulging in risky behaviors behind the wheel, a survey finds, but they're finding it awfully hard to say no. Kind of like adults.

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With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job

Tue, 2014-03-18 12:00

Barely half of Americans say they're confident they'll be able to retire comfortably. Now, many are staying in the workforce longer — and some companies are using that trend to their advantage.

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