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Students in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa were slaughtered by al-Shabab fighters. The audacious attack in a town home to a military base has raised concerns about intelligence failures.

With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.

The Silk Road was a website that sold illegal drugs, until it was shut down. Now two federal agents on the case have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and falsifying government documents.

Iran and the West have very different views on the outcome of Iran's nuclear negotiations, which concluded this week. Iran is having a much easier time of selling the deal to audiences back home.

Some big U.S. employers are giving their lowest-paid employees a raise. That's helped make low-wage workers one of the few segments of the workforce seeing an increase in pay.

Comics posing as chefs have written a book with sensational recipes and explanations of essential tools like the "spankler." It's designed to "spank the food if it does anything wrong."

Many Christian denominations officially oppose legislation that would legalize medically assisted suicide. But some individual churches, pastors and congregants are lending support to the cause.

In an interview with NPR, Ernest Moniz says the deal has expanded the time it would take Iran to make a bomb significantly — from two months to a year.

AMC's award-winning drama Mad Men returns for its final season Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these last seven installments explore how little people change, even in tumultuous times.

Over the past year, the economy had added more than 200,000 jobs each month. That streak broke in the most recent report, as growth dipped to just 126,000 jobs — less than economists had anticipated.

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