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Hackers Sue German Government Over NSA Spying

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:16am

Hackers sue German government over NSA spying

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Student Kills Teacher, Policeman In Moscow School

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:13am

Student kills teacher, policeman in Moscow school

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Man Says He Ate Birds, Turtles In 13 Months Adrift

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:05am

Man says he ate birds, turtles in 13 months adrift

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'American Promise' Probes Race In New York Private School

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

The PBS documentary, "American Promise," traces the progress of two African-American boys through one of the country's most elite private day schools from kindergarten through graduation. Viewers ponder whether the tradeoff of a superior education was worth the psychological and cultural trauma each boy at times experienced.

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Murder Trial Reminiscent Of Zimmerman Case To Begin In Florida

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

In Jacksonville, Florida, a murder trial begins Monday that once again will bring up the state's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. Michael Dunn, who is white, is charged in the shooting death of Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old black man, in a dispute over loud music outside a convenience store.

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Voters In New Orleans Give Mayor Mitch Landrieu 2nd Term

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

Over the weekend, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a triumphant re-election victory. Meanwhile, former Mayor Ray Nagin begins the second week of his corruption trial.

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HR 2 Return (0:29)

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

Sochi Security Update

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

The stage is set for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, the Russia resort town on the Black Sea. With only a few days to go, the scene is still looking raw — from unfinished landscaping to unready hotels.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's office has fired back at a former ally who is believed to have ordered unnecessary lane closures on the George Washington Bridge as political retribution. That ally alleged on Friday that "evidence exists" Christie knew about lane closures. For an update, Steve Inskeep talks to Cokie Roberts, who is heard on Morning Edition most Mondays, and Robert Costa, national political reporter for "The Washington Post."

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Seahawks Dominate Broncos For Super Bowl Victory

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl. They beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 Sunday night at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.

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Jury To Get Insider Trading Case Of Matthew Martoma

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

A jury in New York is expected to begin deciding the fate of Mathew Martoma this week. A former portfolio manager at the hedge fund company SAC Capital Advisors, Martoma is accused of insider trading. Officials say he sold shares of two pharmaceutical companies after obtaining inside information about drugs being developed.

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Business News

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Munich Conference Update

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 4:00am

Many of the world's top diplomats met over the weekend along with defense officials for an annual security conference in Munich, Germany. Top of the agenda were two countries in particular: Ukraine and Iran.

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World Stocks Fall As China Manufacturing Slows

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:29am

World stocks fall as China manufacturing slows

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5 Things To Know After Seahawks Win Super Bowl

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:03am

5 things to know after Seahawks win Super Bowl

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More States Grant In-State Tuition To Immigrants

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 3:02am

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

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School Shootings Continue Despite Safety Emphasis

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 2:37am

School shootings continue despite safety emphasis

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'After Midnight,' And The Cotton Club Is Swinging Again

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 2:30am

The legendary Harlem nightclub and the artists and music it's synonymous with are being celebrated in a new Broadway revue. Jeff Lunden talks to cast members and the creators about the pleasures and perils of paying homage to a place with a problematic history.

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What's Good For Baby Camels Coul Be Good For Human Skin

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 2:29am

In parts of the Middle East, people drink camel milk for its nutritional value. It boasts more vitamin C and iron than cow's milk and it's lower in fat.But in Missouri, some people are starting to rub it on their skin: A Jordanian woman is bringing camel milk to the Midwest in the form of a skin care line.

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