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VIDEO: News Anchors Dive For Cover As Quake Shakes L.A.

Mon, 2014-03-17 08:02

When the 4.4-magnitude temblor struck Monday morning, KTLA-TV anchors Chris Schauble and Megan Henderson were live on the air. They did what the experts recommend: "Drop, cover and hold on."

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Paris Ends 'Odd Or Even' Limit On Cars After One Day

Mon, 2014-03-17 07:17

'Impair Ou Pair?' To combat smog, officials restricted car use Monday. For the most part, only cars with odd-numbered license plates could be on the streets. The rule will end after today.

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Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says

Mon, 2014-03-17 06:52

The church's controversial founder, Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., is "on the edge of death," his son says. The pastor's death, he adds, would bring a crisis to his followers, who see death as God's judgment.

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In Illinois, A Governor's Luck Gets Tested Again

Mon, 2014-03-17 06:06

With the Illinois economy and state finances in bad shape, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has a rough re-election ahead of him. But he's been counted out before and his likely GOP foe has flaws of his own.

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Top Stories: Sanctions Follow Crimea Vote; SEALs Board Hijacked Tanker

Mon, 2014-03-17 05:13

Also: Army general agrees to plea deal in sexual assault case; winter storm wallops the mid-Atlantic; mayors and Guinness pull out of St. Patrick's Day parades because of bans on gay marchers.

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Last Words From Cockpit May Be Clue To Jet's Disappearance

Mon, 2014-03-17 04:18

There's still no sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8. Was the informal "good night" from the jet a sign it had been taken over or that the crew is involved?

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Russia Recognizes Independent Crimea; U.S. And EU 'Stand Firm' With Ukraine

Mon, 2014-03-17 03:15

President Obama says the U.S. will not recognize Crimea's moves to split from Ukraine. In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs an order recognizing Crimea as an independent state.

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Clothing Retailer Lands End To Split From Sears

Mon, 2014-03-17 02:25

Lands End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corp. next month and operate as a stand-alone, publicly traded company.

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EU Rejects Crimean Vote, Weighs Sanctions Against Russia

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Germany and its European allies react to Sunday's referendum in Crimea. NPR's Soraya Sarhardi Nelson joins us from Berlin.

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Crimeans Vote To Leave Ukraine, Join Russia

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Morning Edition checks in with NPR's Gregory Warner in Simferopol and Eleanor Beardsley in Kiev for the latest.

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Unions Mobilize To Fight Political Novice In Illinois' GOP Primary

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Republicans hope to take the governor's mansion in Democratic Illinois. If Bruce Rauner wins the GOP nomination as predicted Tuesday, he'll take on incumbent Pat Quinn, who has lost popularity.

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Balancing College Dreams With The Reality Of Finances

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

As part of a monthlong look at how American families are paying for college, David Greene talks to a senior and his mother about applying to colleges and waiting to hear about financial aid.

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Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.

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Syrian Conflict Marches Into Fourth Year

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

The Syrian uprising started three years ago this week with protests and eventually a military crackdown that led to all-out civil war. More than 130,000 people have died.

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Investigation Into Missing Malaysian Jet Expands

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

The search for the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing more than a week ago has expanded as officials still have little idea what happened to it.

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Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.

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Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?

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Doctors Use 3-D Printing To Help A Baby Breathe

Mon, 2014-03-17 00:17

Garrett Peterson was born with a defective windpipe and every day he struggled to breathe. Now, thanks to a 3-D printer, his windpipe has been strengthened and Garrett should soon breathe normally.

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Obama Says U.S. Will Never Recognize Crimea's Secession Vote

Mon, 2014-03-17 00:10

A day after Crimeans voted to secede from Ukraine, the U.S. and its Western allies were expected to announce sanctions against Russia.

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Paying For College: No Easy Answers For Many Families

Sun, 2014-03-16 23:59

After adjusting for inflation, the cost of tuition more than tripled between 1973 and 2013. That reality has been forcing more and more students to take on staggering debts.

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