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10 Things To Know For Today

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 5:13am

10 Things to Know for Today

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Slovenia PM Formally Resigns Post

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 5:03am

Slovenia PM formally resigns post

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Crews Battle Large Wildfire In Central Oklahoma

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:33am

Crews battle large wildfire in central Oklahoma

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EU Expects Recovery To Lower Unemployment Faster

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

EU expects recovery to lower unemployment faster

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Computer Game Aides Scientist Mapping Eye Nerve Cells

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

A year ago, we did a piece about a neuroscientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who was planning to use citizen-scientists to help him make a map of the cells in the mammalian retina.

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Palestinian Negotiator Discusses Stalled Mideast Talks

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, about the stalled Middle East peace talks.

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Housing Overhaul Bill Criticized For Abolishing Affordable Housing Goals

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

There's a fight going on in Washington, D.C. over the future of home-ownership in America. The Obama administration is trying to gain more support for a bi-partisan bill to dramatically re-shape the housing finance industry. But civil rights groups and housing advocates say the bill would weaken affordable housing regulations.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

The attack in Benghazi, Libya, that took the life of the American ambassador is once again the subject of intense political debate. As a result of a newly released White House email, House Speaker John Boehner has decided to set up a special committee to investigate the incident but Democrats are balking at serving on it.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

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

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David Weil To Begin Serving As First Wage And Hour Administrator

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

Today is the first day on the job for David Weil, President Obama's first Wage and Hour administrator. He's responsible for enforcing federal protections such as the minimum wage and overtime.

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Buffett Defends Coke Position At Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

Warren Buffett is under fire for not opposing Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan more aggressively. Buffett spoke about his decision at a shareholder meeting for his company Berkshire Hathaway.

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Business News

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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Senate May Bypass White House And Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

The Senate is expected to vote soon on the controversial pipeline. Supporters introduced the bill after the White House put its approval process on hold indefinitely because of a legal dispute.

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Violent Protests Spread From Eastern Ukraine South To Odessa

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

Tensions remain high in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine. Violence has led to the worst death toll since February, including more than 30 pro-Russian separatists who died in a building fire.

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West Urged To Pressure Iran On Its Human Rights Record

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:00am

The website Unlock Iran documents what life is like for political prisoners in Iran. Activists say that little has changed despite promises by the new Iranian president to overhaul the country.

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Pistorius Trial Moves Into 7th Week

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 3:49am

Pistorius trial moves into 7th week

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Nets Win Game 7, Move On To Miami

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:33am

Nets win Game 7, move on to Miami

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Bigger Stage, Brighter Spotlight For Wall, Lillard

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:33am

Bigger stage, brighter spotlight for Wall, Lillard

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Syria's Historic Crusader Castle Damaged By War

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:33am

Syria's historic Crusader castle damaged by war

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Germany Pushing For New Ukraine Talks In Geneva

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 2:33am

Germany pushing for new Ukraine talks in Geneva

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