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

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Duke won another men's college basketball championship Monday night in Indianapolis. The Blue Devils beat the Wisconsin Baders 68-63. It was the school's fifth men's title under coach Mike Krzyzewski.

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Jury In Boston Marathon Bombing Case To Begin Deliberations

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing case begins deliberations on Tuesday. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with 30 counts, and he's expected to be found guilty of most of them. The defense team said there would have been no attack if it hadn't been for Tsarnaev's older brother, Tamerlan.

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Amid The Chaos In Somalia, Al-Shabab Expands Its Terrorist Reach

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Al-Shabab's deadly attack on a college in Keyna illustrates the changing face of the militants. Experts describe al-Shabab as a trans-national network across East Africa.

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After Retaking Tikrit, Shiite Militias Accused Of Violence Against Sunnis

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

As the U.S. continues airstrikes in Iraq on the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, one major concern is the conduct of de facto U.S. allies in that fight: Shiite militias.

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In NPR Interview, Obama Answers Critics Of Iran Nuclear Framework

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Critics of a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep at the White House, to lay out his argument against those skeptics, and he dips a toe into the 2016 presidential fight.

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Emanuel, Garcia Face-Off In Chicago's First Mayoral Runoff

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.

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Activists Urge U.S. To Evacuate Yemeni-Americans From Yemen

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

The U.S. pulled out its diplomats and security personnel as Iranian-backed rebels advanced. Saudi Arabia is leading Arab airstrikes to counter those rebels and civilians are caught in the middle.

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Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.

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Al Shabab: One Terror Group, Many Brands

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Al-Shabab's deadly attack on a college in Keyna illustrates the changing face of the militants. Al-Shabab emerged in Somalia but now its described as a transnational network across East Africa.

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After Retaking Iraqi City, Shiite Militias Accused Of Targeting Sunnis

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Fleeing Iraqi civilians say Shiite militias unleashed sectarian revenge in recaptured areas in and around Tikrit that has included burning, looting and the arrest of Sunni men.

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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:11am

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep the U.S. and other countries have have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.

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