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Around the Nation
5:18 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Police In Rural Washington State Find Stolen Cabin

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2:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

SuperPACS Are Back And They Are More Powerful Than Ever

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2:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Right-Wing Comics, Young Libertarian Keep Protests Going In Brazil

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2:56 am
Mon April 13, 2015

21-Year-Old Jordan Spieth Wins Masters Golf Tournament

Last year's champion, Bubba Watson, helps Jordan Spieth put on the iconic green jacket Sunday at the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
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Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 10:02 am

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Asia
5:21 am
Fri April 10, 2015

TV Channel In China Fails With Good News

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Europe
5:21 am
Fri April 10, 2015

German Student Tries To Use FOI Law To His Advantage

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Middle East
3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Pakistan's Dilemma: Should It Assist Saudi Arabia In Yemen Operation?

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Middle East
3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

There's Common Ground For Final Nuclear Deal, Ex-Iranian Diplomat Says

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3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

GOP Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Clashes With Media

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3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Eyewitness Video: A Controversial Tool For Holding Police Accountable

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3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

ISIS Militants Control Most Of Area Near Yarmouk Refugee Camp

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The United Nations Secretary-General has called a refugee camp in Syria the deepest circle of hell. Ban Ki-moon spoke after the group that calls itself the Islamic State seized that camp.

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3:07 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Boat Wreckage Off Oregon Coast Believed To Be From 2011 Tsunami

Originally published on Fri April 10, 2015 5:42 am

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Around the Nation
5:13 am
Thu April 9, 2015

It Could Have Been A Scene Out Of A Movie: Jet Clips Terminal

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Sports
4:42 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Jack Nicklaus Gets Hole-In-One During Masters Contest

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Around the Nation
3:26 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Calif. Farmers Face Harsh Realities In Drought-Stricken Central Valley

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 5:34 am

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Sports
3:23 am
Thu April 9, 2015

Major League Baseball Tries To Be More Welcoming To LGBT Community

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Planet Money
3:03 am
Thu April 9, 2015

CEO Describes What It's Like When Investors Bet Against You

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 10:29 am

The online furniture company Wayfair is now one of the most shorted stocks. Our Planet Money team talks to its CEO about what it's like to be running a company when some investors are betting on your fall.

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3:03 am
Thu April 9, 2015

California Works Out Details Of Mandatory Water Restrictions

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Animals
10:26 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Science Sticks Its Neck Out For Brontosaurus

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Music News
5:05 am
Wed April 8, 2015

'American Pie' Lyrics Sell At Auction For $1.2 Million

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 10:20 am

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DON MCLEAN: (Singing) Bye, bye, Miss American Pie.

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Around the Nation
4:45 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Hungry Sea Lion Steals Man's Fish

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 10:20 am

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Middle East
2:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

What Would A Nuclear Deal With Iran Really Mean?

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 10:20 am

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Sports
2:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Connecticut Wins 3rd Straight Women's Basketball Title

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2:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

U.S. Hopes Rift With Venezuela Won't Overshadow Americas Summit

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 1:11 pm

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Before the next election brings his term to an end, President Obama is working to re-establish ties with Cuba.

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2:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

TV Ads Financed With Secret Money Attack Paul On Day 1 Of Presidential Bid

Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative message against both Washington and his fellow Republicans, declaring that "we have come to take our country back."
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Welcome to the 2016 presidential campaign. Republican Rand Paul officially entered the race Tuesday, and was greeted with a TV ad calling him "wrong and dangerous" on Iran. The money behind the ad is secret.

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2:58 am
Wed April 8, 2015

Obama's Remarks On Nuclear Deal Provide Fuel For Critics

President Obama is pressing hard for a nuclear agreement with Iran. But critics have cited his remark that Iran's 'breakout' time for acquiring nuclear material for a bomb might be very brief as parts of the deal expire.
Maggie Starbard NPR

Originally published on Thu April 9, 2015 12:08 pm

As President Obama makes his sales pitch for a nuclear deal with Iran, critics have seized on his remark that Iran's "breakout" time for acquiring the nuclear material needed for a bomb could shrink as restrictions ease after about 13 years.

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Sports
5:36 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day

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Sports
4:50 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Mitt Romney Does Well In ESPN's Bracket Challenge

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Africa
3:13 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Al-Shabab: One Terror Group, Many Brands

Al-Shabab recruits walk down a street on March 5, 2012, in the Somalian capital, Mogadishu, following their graduation. The militant group has transformed from being just a Somali group to a regional network in East Africa.
Mohamed Abdiwahab AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 3:18 am

A decade ago, al-Qaida in Iraq was beaten down by the U.S. military, only to emerge years later as the self-declared Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

The Islamist group al-Shabab, which killed more than 140 students at a Kenyan university last week, has pulled off a different feat of rebranding.

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Sports
3:13 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Duke Comes From Behind To Defeat Wisconsin In Men's NCAA Championship

Originally published on Tue April 7, 2015 5:36 am

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