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AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' Journey On Good Friday

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:53am

AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday

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Book News: The Celebrity Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:39am

Also: Exiled Romanian poet Nina Cassian has died; the real title of Hillary Clinton's forthcoming memoir; Gary Shteyngart retires from book blurbing.

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NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:23am

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

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Ill, Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Postpones More Shows

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:23am

Ill, hospitalized Miley Cyrus postpones more shows

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Title Of New Hillary Clinton Book: 'Hard Choices'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:23am

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

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Chinese Trade Group To Mediate Shoe Factory Strike

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:13am

Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory strike

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Drum Fill Friday, From Guest Quizmaster S. Carey

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:03am

Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding? This week's puzzler comes courtesy drummer Sean Carey, otherwise known as S. Carey.

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'During The Reign,' A Dissolving Family Retells Its History

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:03am

Joan Chase's 1983 debut During the Reign of the Queen of Persia is a careful, layered account of a troubled family in rural 1950s Ohio, narrated by a quasi-Greek chorus of daughters and cousins.

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Indiana Man Lets Buyer Keep His Stolen Car

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:58am

A 72-year-old man thought the deal he got on a car was too good to be true so he looked up its rightful owner. Derk West decided the older man needed the car more than he did so he let him keep it.

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As Rescue Efforts Continue, Korean Ferry Sinks Below Surface

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:55am

More than three days after the ferry capsized, nearly 270 of those who were on board remained missing. Most of them are high school students. Cranes will try to lift the ship, which is now submerged.

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Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant For Ferry Captain

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:53am

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

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10 Things To Know For Today

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:43am

10 Things to Know for Today

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Obama Wants To Sell Exports To Asia, But Critics Aren't Buying

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:40am

As the president prepares to travel to Asia, the White House says a trade deal would boost U.S. exports. But opponents say the Trans-Pacific Partnership would hurt the environment and U.S. jobs.

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Chelsea Clinton Announces She's Pregnant

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:36am

Chelsea's parents — Bill and Hillary — sent out tweets confirming the news. The former president wrote that he's excited to add a new line to his Twitter bio: grandfather to be.

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Doomed Ferry's Sharp Turn, Slow Evacuation Probed

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:33am

Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

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Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We're Vaccinated

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:33am

A mumps outbreak in Ohio has ballooned to 234 cases, even though the community is well-protected against the virus. One scientist explains why this "vaccine failure" occurs.

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Australia's Houston: Calm Face Of Flight 370 Hunt

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:13am

Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

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Budget Cuts Threaten Mock Villages At Military Training Center

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to "Weekend All Things Considered" host Arun Rath about his trip to Fort Irwin National Training Center located in the Mojave Desert in Southern California. That's where troops train for deployment in mock villages. Now that the war in Afghanistan is ending, the future funding of those training facilities is uncertain.

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Colombia Mourns Death Of Favorite Son: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:09am

Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez died on Thursday. Nowhere is his death felt more keenly than in his native Colombia. Many know this country for its drug trafficking. But Garcia Marquez also made Colombia synonymous with literature — particularly the dreamlike, whimsical story-telling known as magical realism.

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Inmates To Be Moved Temporarily Out Of Iraq's Abu Ghraib Prison

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:09am

Kelly McEvers talks to Ned Parker, Baghdad bureau chief for the Reuters news agency, about the temporary closure of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison Its 2,400 inmates will be transferred. Infamous for cases of torture and prisoner abuse, the Iraqi government announced this week it had temporarily closed the prison out of fears it could be taken over by insurgents.

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