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What It's Like To Be Young And Muslim In Europe

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:35am

Members of the Muslim minority communities In Britain, France and Germany discuss their feelings about how they fit into the culture of the countries in which they reside.

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Health Experts Don't Always Sanitize Their Hands, Data Show

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

A massive analysis of hospital data finds doctors and nurses are not following guidelines on washing their hands before and after they come into contact with patients.

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50 Years Ago, Selma's Bloody Sunday Sparked Voting Rights Act

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

The year 1965 was an important one for civil rights. One of the biggest events happened in Selma, Alabama. It was in March, 50 years ago, that peaceful marchers were attacked by Alabama state troopers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. It became known as Bloody Sunday and later led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

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Euthanasia Is Illegal In Chile; Young Patient Wants Right To Die

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

In Chile, a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis has posted an online video asking the country's president to allow her to die. The case prompted a raging discussion on assisted suicide.

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Russians March In Memory Of Murdered Opposition Leader Nemtsov

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Putin, was shot and killed in Moscow on Friday. David Greene talks to NPR's Corey Flintoff and independent political analyst Masha Lipman.

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Netanyahu In D.C., DHS Funding Still Not Settled

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Congress on Tuesday. Funding for the Department of Homeland Security is being negotiated by the House and Senate, they disagree over what to do.

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Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday.

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Architect Turns Old Cleveland Bank Into Heinen's Supermarket

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

In 1908, the Cleveland Trust Bank opened in the city's financial district. Inside, a stained glass dome looms above the main floor. The challenge: turn the landmark building into a grocery story.

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Orlando Considers Hiring Private Airport Screeners

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:01am

About two dozen airports have stopped using screeners from the Transportation Security Administration. Airport executives say the screening will be better, cheaper and faster.

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People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:05am

People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.

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Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:02am

Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.

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Liberia's President: Ebola Re-Energized Her Downtrodden Country

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:02am

In an exclusive interview, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf remembers how Liberia was "the poster child of everything that could go wrong." But people lived up to the local proverb: "Go fix it."

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A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 2:58am

The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 6:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 6:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 6:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 6:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:03am

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.

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