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Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

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

Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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SpaceX Making Easter Delivery Of Station Supplies

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

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

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Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card?

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:31pm

Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.

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A Love Letter To Literature: Reading Gabo In 'The Paris Review'

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:27pm

Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday. It would be hard to overstate the importance of his novels, but author Gustavo Arellano recommends getting to know him in a different medium.

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APNewsBreak: Medicaid Paid $12M For Illinois Dead

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:23pm

APNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

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Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:23pm

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

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Bryant U. Cracks Down On Selfies At Graduation

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:13pm

Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

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Atheist National Conference Aims At Mormon Church

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:03pm

Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

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Kawhi Leonard Waits For Spurs Spotlight

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:23pm

Kawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight

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Boston Prepares For Huge Wave Of Marathon Visitors

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:23pm

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

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The War On Drugs On World Cafe

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:14pm

Today we've got a live performance with the Philadelphia-based band. We'll also learn about perfectionist Adam Granduciel's creative process and relationship with early band member Kurt Vile.

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Chelsea Clinton, Producer, Debuts Short At Tribeca

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:13pm

Chelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca

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After His Death, Garcia Marquez Book Sales Soar

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:13pm

After his death, Garcia Marquez book sales soar

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Tulsa Hires Frank Haith As New Hoops Coach

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:13pm

Tulsa hires Frank Haith as new hoops coach

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Court Declines To Block Drug Ruling In Patent Case

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:13pm

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

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APNewsBreak: Vengeful Note Left In 2 Boys' Murder

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:13pm

APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

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Marathon Safety Embraced By Boston, For The Most Part

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:08pm

Authorities in Massachusetts spent the past year planning a more secure environment for the 2014 Boston Marathon. This year, there will be 3,500 police and National Guard soldiers along the course. Runners and spectators are asked to leave bags and strollers at home. Participants generally seem OK with the new measures but say it may change their experience of the race.

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Disaster On Everest Marks Deadliest Day In Mountain's History

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:08pm

More than 13 Nepalese climbers died while preparing a route on Mount Everest for Western climbers. Grayson Schaffer of Outside Magazine explains that local porters and guides bear the brunt of the danger on these extreme climbs.

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Superheroes Go To Washington, And They've Got Political Advice

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:08pm

With a big comics convention in Washington, D.C., this weekend, NPR's Ailsa Chang asked some costumed enthusiasts for suggestions on how to help the folks inside the Capitol.

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There Is A Media Slant, And Readers Might Be Responsible

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:08pm

Professor and economist Matthew Gentzkow, the recent winner of the John Bates Clark Medal, discusses how to predict media slant and use big data in economics.

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