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African Nations Join Coalition To Fight Boko Haram

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Chad, Niger and others began an offensive against extremist fighters in Nigeria. Renee Montagne talks to Comfort Ero, African program director for the International Crisis Group, about the offensive.

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Critics Take Aim At Port Of Seattle's Lease With Shell Oil

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

The Port of Seattle has leased space to Shell Oil to dock ships and store Arctic drilling rigs in the off season. City officials and environmentalists question that decision and want Shell out.

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Caddies File $50 Million Class-Action Lawsuit Against PGA Tour

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

More than 100 caddies filed legal action against the Professional Golfers Association for $50 million in advertising revenue. Renee Montagne talks to Rex Hoggard, a senior writer at the Golf Channel.

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Fla. Gov. Scott Denies 'Climate Change' Is A Banned Term

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Independent scientists in Florida are backing claims by former state employees that Gov. Rick Scott's administration has a policy of discouraging use of the phrase "climate change."

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3 French Athletes Die In Helicopter Crash While Filming Reality TV Show

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

France is mourning the loss of three athletes in a TV reality show — the second deadly incident in as many years. Many are left wondering if such shows go too far in their effort to boost ratings.

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In Retrospect, Clinton Says She Should Have Used Separate Emails

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Ex-Secretary of State Clinton, who has been under fire for her use of a personal email address while in office, has turned over 55,000 pages of her official correspondence to the State Department.

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Defense Looks For Ways To Make Admitted Boston Bomber More Sympathetic

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Prosecutors showed jurors a confession that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on the inside of the boat where he hid from police. The defense disputed claims that tweets showed he was a violent radical.

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9 Iraqi Interpreters Sue U.S. Government Over Visa Delays

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Thousands of Iraqis and Afghans have been resettled in the U.S. through a special visa program, but hundreds of cases are on hold.

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Caddies File $50 Million Class-Action Lawsuit Against PGA Tour

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

More than 100 caddies filed legal action against the Professional Golfers Association for $50 million in advertising revenue. Renee Montagne talks to Rex Hoggard, a senior writer at the Golf Channel.

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Fla. Gov. Scott Denies 'Climate Change' Is A Banned Term

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Independent scientists in Florida are backing claims by former state employees that Gov. Rick Scott's administration has a policy of discouraging use of the phrase "climate change."

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3 French Athletes Die In Helicopter Crash While Filming Realty TV Show

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

France is mourning the loss of three athletes in a TV reality show — the second deadly incident in as many years. Many are left wondering if such shows go too far in their effort to boost ratings.

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Defense Looks For Ways To Make Admitted Boston Bomber More Sympathetic

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:02am

Prosecutors showed jurors a confession that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on the inside of the boat where he hid from police. The defense disputed claims that tweets showed he was a violent radical.

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Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:43am

Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.

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Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:43am

Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.

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In The West Bank, Living Side By Side — But Agreeing On Nothing

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:40am

Israelis and Palestinians have now been living cheek-and-jowl in the West Bank for decades. NPR's Steve Inskeep visited both communities to sample their views in this enduring conflict.

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In The West Bank, Living Side-By-Side But Agreeing On Nothing

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:40am

Israelis and Palestinians have now been living cheek-and-jowl in the West Bank for decades. NPR's Steve Inskeep visited both communities to sample their views in this enduring conflict.

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With Prices Down And Layoffs Up, Copper Industry Still Looks To Grow

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:38am

The price of copper is down 40 percent from four years ago. Arizona residents from smaller mining towns worry about job losses, but some companies are planning to expand in the state.

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With Prices Down And Layoffs Up, Copper Industry Still Looks To Grow

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:38am

The price of copper is down 40 percent from four years ago. Arizona residents from smaller mining towns worry about job losses, but some companies are planning to expand in the state.

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Nicaragua's Renewable Energy Revolution Picks Up Steam

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:37am

A few years ago, Nicaragua was almost totally dependent on imported fuel. Now the country's fierce winds, sun and volcanoes generate half the country's electricity, and perhaps 80 percent soon.

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Nicaragua's Renewable Energy Revolution Picks Up Steam

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:37am

A few years ago, Nicaragua was almost totally dependent on imported fuel. Now the country's fierce winds, sun and volcanoes generate half the country's electricity, and perhaps 80 percent soon.

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