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We Said 'Tie', Listeners Told Us We Were Wrong

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 6:50am

On Monday's show, we mentioned a tie in soccer. Listeners let us know it's not a tie, it's a draw. Also, it's not 2 goals to nothing, it's 2 to nil.

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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't 'Second Guess' Bergdahl Swap

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:50am

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," will be published on Tuesday, June 10.

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Business News

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:39am

David Greene has business news.

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Taliban Claim Credit For Another Attack In Karachi

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:37am

Militants are attacking a security training facility at the Karachi airport. This incident comes less than 2 days after gunmen killed more than a dozen people during an attack on the Karachi airport.

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Second Amendment's Only Sentence Generates Recurrent Debate

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Waldman of the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law — about his new book, a biography of the second amendment.

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More Unaccompanied Minors Moved From Texas To Arizona

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have poured into the U.S. from Mexico over the past several months. Over the weekend, hundreds of children were brought to adetention center in Nogales, Arizona, and the facility was overwhelmed. David Greene talks to "Los Angeles Times" reporter Cindy Carcamo who has been covering the situation in Nogales.

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Internal Affairs Chief Fired At U.S. Customs And Border Protection

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, under fire for failing to investigate use of force along the border, reassigns its longtime head of internal affairs. The new man in charge is an FBI official who used to work in El Paso, Texas.

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Study: Rats Experience Regret

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

New research from the journal "Nature Neuroscience" has shown that rats, like humans, experience regret. Host has details.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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Wednesday On Morning Edition: Free Community College

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

We'll hear how some communities are experimenting with free community college. We go to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where students can get two years of higher education for free. Host reports.

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Easing Student Loan Burdens On The Frontburner For Obama, Senate

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz about proposals to mitigate student loan debt from the White House and in the Senate. Kantrowitz is the founder of the website finaid.org.

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Obama Acts To Ease Student Loan Payments

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

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Oil Field Work Pays Well But The Conditions Aren't For Everyone

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Some of the best paying jobs in the American West are in the oil and gas industry. But only 18 percent are held by women, and many of those are office jobs which pay considerably less.

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Microsoft And Sony Kick Off E3 With Dueling Announcements

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Every year, gamers turn their eyes to Los Angeles for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It's the annual video game industry convention.

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Detroit's Big 3 Pledge Millions To Help City Workers' Pensions

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:09am

Ford, General Motors and Chrysler are offering a multimillion dollar donation toward a deal to ease pension cuts for retirees, and preserve the lucrative collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Spiders Tune In To Web's Music To Size Up Meals And Mates

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:48am

Pluck the silk of a spiderweb and it vibrates like a guitar string, scientists say. By strumming the strands and detecting the tune via sensors in its legs, a spider gets key information.

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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Means Tolerating Hunger

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:39am

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a growing hunger catastrophe.

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FOI Request Sheds Some Light On Border Patrol Shootings

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 5:57am

Steve Inskeep talks to Arizona Republic reporter Bob Ortega about the documents he got from the U.S. government concerning violent incidents involving border patrol agents on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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U.S. Men's Soccer Team Braces For World Cup Challenges

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 5:30am

The World Cup begins Thursday in Brazil. The U.S. team has its first match against Ghana the following week, the start of the so called "group of death."

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Supercomputer In London Passes For Human

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 5:16am

The computer was supposed to mimic a 13-year-old boy when text messaging. More than a third of the people on a panel were duped.

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