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Spanish Customs Officials Foil Attempt To Smuggle Boy In Suitcase

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:30pm

An 8-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast was found curled up in a suitcase Thursday, foiling an attempt to smuggle him into Spanish territory. His father was later arrested.

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Will More Candidates Make It Harder To Stand Out In 2016?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:20pm

There are now six Republicans officially running for president. Kay Henderson of Iowa Radio and Paul Steinhauser of NH1 discuss the latest.

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Move Over Mount Rushmore, There's Another Club Of Presidents

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:19pm

President Obama's visit to South Dakota will allow him to brag that he has set foot in each of the 50 states — only three other U.S. presidents can make that claim.

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Tropical Storm Warning Issued For The Carolinas

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:18pm

Subtropical storm Ana is expected to make landfall Saturday evening. The area is forecast to receive 45 mph winds and up to 6 inches of rain.

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Two Big Banks To Erase 'Zombie Debt' From Credit Reports

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:12pm

Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase have agreed to erase debts on credit reports that legally should have been eliminated in bankruptcy.

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Rescued From Boko Haram: How Can They Reclaim Their Lives?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:10am

The women and children may have been beaten and raped. Some are pregnant. But a researcher who's worked with former captives says with the right support and treatment, there's hope.

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Sharon Freeman On Piano Jazz

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:02am

The accomplished pianist and French-horn player performs her composition "Waltz For Achim" and more.

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Dayna Kurtz On Mountain Stage

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:59am

Kurtz's blend of American roots-rock, pop and R&B has the respect of some of music's biggest names.

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Despite Recent Measles Outbreak, Resistance To Vaccinations Persists

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:51am

Childhood vaccination remains a potent public health weapon against the spread of many illnesses, including measles. But an NPR poll finds objections and worries about vaccination remain, too.

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Silencing Science

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:49am

Whatever your view of the morality of scientific work on primates, is it chilling that a leading figure in cognitive and perceptual neuroscience is ending his work, says commentator Alva Noë.

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Eskmo: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:37am

Plywood shelving from the Tiny Desk, water bottles and a Paul McCartney doll head become percussion instruments in the hands of a man who's part musician, part magician.

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The Silent Twins

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:17am

June and Jennifer Gibbons were twin sisters who hadn't spoken to anyone but each other their whole lives. That is, until journalist Marjorie Wallace came along and unearthed their inner world.

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Cop Out

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:17am

Ex-cop Robert Davis had two choices: Show up to court and serve a sentence that meant certain death — or find a way out.

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The Hijacker's Letter

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:17am

What do you do when you receive a letter from your husband's killer?

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Justice Department Opens Civil Rights Investigation Of Baltimore Police

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:13am

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake asked for the investigation after her city was beset by protests and riots. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the investigation will focus on use of force.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron,' Pop Culture Pariahs

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:56am

This week, we tackle the great big new fightin' superhero movie and consider why pop culture is in the business of appointing and punishing pariahs.

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What The Best College Teachers Do

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:34am

Ken Bain has been studying teaching and great college teachers for years. He says they need to tailor their lessons and their teaching to individual students.

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People Have Misconceptions About Miscarriage That Hurt

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:05am

Miscarriages are common but people think they're rare, a survey finds. And they often blame the woman. Readers tell us that those mistaken beliefs make the experience even more painful.

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