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Black Voters Seem To Favor Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:09am

For a closer look at how both candidates may appeal to African-American voters, Renee Montagne talks to Democratic political consultant Jamal Simmons.

Trump, Cruz Pay Attention To Mississippi Leading Up To GOP Primary

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:09am

One of the states voting Tuesday is Mississippi, where Donald Trump is looking for the kind of success he's had elsewhere in the Deep South. Ted Cruz would like to chip away at Trump's delegate lead.

Aid Agencies Take Advantage Of Cease-Fire In Syria to Reach Needy

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:09am

For an update on what food and medical aid is reaching the most desperate areas of Syria, Renee Montagne talks to the World Food Program's Jakob Kern in Damascus.

Why Trade Is An Important Issue In the Presidential Campaign

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:09am

Steve Inskeep talks to Dartmouth Economist Douglas Irwin about the perceptions and realities of trade policy in the current political primary season.

How To Keep Money From Messing Up Your Marriage

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:00am

Finances are one of the things most likely to cause discord in a relationship, whether you're just starting out or have been together for years. Here are some ways to avoid common conflicts.

National Parks Have A Long To-Do List But Can't Cover The Repair Costs

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 3:59am

Parks are expensive for obvious reasons: visitor centers need displays and roads need repairs — but there's also upkeep of the Grand Canyon's sewage operations and of Independence Hall's sprinklers.

A Retirement Community Where Hollywood Takes Care Of Its Own

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 3:59am

The Motion Picture and Television Fund is home to 200-plus residents who once worked on screen, behind cameras and in production rooms and secretarial pools.

Nothing Is Going Right In The World's Newest Nation

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 3:58am

South Sudan faces huge challenges, including a lingering civil war, hyper-inflation and a food crisis that humanitarian groups say could be catastrophic.

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