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An Intern At 40-Something, And 'Paid In Hugs'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:08am

Your boss may be younger than you, your fellow interns may be decades younger and you work for free. For Renee Killian and Danielle Probst, reconsidering their careers meant interning in their 40s.

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For Native Americans, Losing Tribal Membership Tests Identity

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:07am

For nearly 30 years, Jade Unger's family was embraced by a tribe. Then, in September, everything changed when the tribe's enrollment committee said they were enrolled in error.

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Russian City Honors Oscarless Leonardo DiCaprio

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:39am

DiCaprio's been nominated for 4 Oscars but hasn't won any. Chelyabinsk, in a region known for producing cast iron and cast iron sculptures, has made an "Ascar" for DiCaprio.

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2nd Annual Baconfest Held in Juneau, Alaska

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 5:59am

It included a hog-calling contest, a bacon eating contest and special dishes like bacon caramel brownies.The star attraction was a bacon bustier, which was worn by a model.

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New GM CEO To Face Congressional Panels Over Delayed Recall

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

General Motors CEO Mary Barra faces a tough week of testimony before congressional committees about defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.

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Global Researchers Detail How Climate Change Will Alter Our Lives

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

We're getting a clearer picture of how climate change will affect the way we live. A United Nations panel has released a report from scientists who are getting a much better understanding of the effects of climate change.

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Politics In The News: Ukraine And Obamacare

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

In Washington D.C., political discussions have centered on the crisis in Ukraine and President Obama's signature health care law. Monday is the deadline to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. And the U.S. continues to find ways to diffuse the crisis between Ukraine and Russia.

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Ukrainians Open Their Homes To Crimean Refugees

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

Even before Russia's annexation of Crimea, residents began fleeing the area. Volunteers in Kiev and elsewhere in Ukraine have offered their homes to displaced women, children and military families. The government, however, has been struggling to set up needed services.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Crisp To Be Sentenced In Massive Mortgage Fraud Case

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Gary Silverman of the "Financial Times" about a real estate fraud scheme that helped make Bakersfield, California, one of the home foreclosure capitals of the country. David Crisp, who ran a real estate agency at the height of the boom. will be sentenced on Monday.

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Apple And Samsung Face Off In Court Again Over Patents

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

The long running patent battle between Apple and Samsung is heading to court again on Monday. Each company claims the other one has swiped its patents. This time Apple is going after patents in the Android operating system that run Samsung's Galaxy S3.

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Business News

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Why All Fat Is Not Created Equal

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

Eating a diet high in fat isn't good for us. But demonizing fat didn't lead us down a healthy path either. Some fats, especially plant-based fats such olive oil are good for us.

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Legal Action Initiated Over Malaysian Flight's Disappearance

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

A Chicago law firm is taking the first legal action against Malaysian Airlines and Boeing, the maker of the 777 that disappeared over the Indian Ocean, on behalf of the families of the passengers.

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Taliban Warn Afghan Voters Not To Go To The Polls Saturday

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

While the candidates hold huge rallies, the Taliban have been staging suicide attacks. They've targeted election offices and civilian compounds in Kabul in an effort to derail Saturday's election.

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With No Karzai On Ballot, Afghans Study Presidential Candidates

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 4:00am

Voters in Afghanistan will elect a new president this weekend. For the first time since America went to war there, President Hamid Karzai will not be on the ballot.

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Obamacare Rolls Into N.H. Like A Political Campaign — And Wins

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:35am

In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grassroots campaign to sign people up.

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Amid Pushback, Colorado Gun Control Measure Goes On Trial

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:31am

Activists have sued to halt the state's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. The trial, which begins this week, leaves the law in limbo.

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Rethinking Fat: The Case For Adding Some Into Your Diet

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:31am

There's new thinking about the effects of fat on our waistlines, and our hearts. And consensus is building that saturated fat isn't the demon we were once told to fear, especially compared to carbs.

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Taco Bell Commercial Takes A Jab At McDonald's

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:25am

The Mexican fast food chain is broadcasting TV ads featuring Ronald McDonald. Dozens of people who are really named Ronald McDonald promote Taco Bell.

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