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Miss America Asks School To Reconsider Student's Punishment

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:16am

When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.

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Hasbro Posts 1Q Profit, Sales Of Girls' Toys Rise

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise

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Syria To Hold Presidential Election On June 3

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

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APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

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Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:03am

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

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The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:56am

The 117-year-old road race is full of lore and rich with history. We talk to two men who likely know the marathon better than anyone else on the course today.

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It's Time To Run Again In Boston: Here's The Schedule

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:53am

More than 36,000 runners and an estimated 1 million spectators are going to be on and along the streets for the 118th marathon — the first since last year's bombings.

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Honda Introduces Asimo To North America

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:50am

Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.

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Lohan Says On Reality Show She Had Miscarriage

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:33am

Lohan says on reality show she had miscarriage

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Oil Stays Above $104 Amid Ukraine Jitters

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:33am

Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters

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Saudi Arabia Reports 3 More Deaths From MERS Virus

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:33am

Saudi Arabia reports 3 more deaths from MERS virus

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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dies At 76

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter died Sunday at age 76. The fierce middleweight prizefighter became an international symbol after he was convicted twice for a 1966 triple murder. Bob Dylan championed the New Jersey native's cause in the 1975 song "Hurricane" and Denzel Washington portrayed him in a 1999 film. Carter's conviction was eventually overturned by a federal judge.

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Movie Review: 'Transcendence'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

"Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic Kenneth Turan reviews "Transcendence" starring Johnny Depp as an artificial intelligence researcher hunted by anti-tech terrorists.

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Dominated By 1 Point Of View, Late-Night TV Needs New Voices

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert stops by the CBS "Late Show" to greet the man he'll replace next year, David Letterman. It also spotlights a striking reality in late-night television --almost every host is a white man. Our TV critic has some suggestions on how to break that streak.

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Army's New Rules On Hair Styles Tangles With Race

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

As some new Army regulations on hair styles spark protest from African American women, Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Lori Tharps. She's an associate professor of journalism at Temple University and co-author of the book, "Hair Story: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair in America."

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Runners Take To Boston's Streets After Last Year's Bombing

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

The 118th Boston Marathon is being run on Monday. After last year's bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, there is heavy security all along the marathon route.

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Obama Trip To Focus On Asia

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

President Obama is about to leave on a week's visit to four countries in Asia — all key allies with strong ties and trade interests with the U.S. It's the latest effort to refocus American foreign policy on Asia, and just like the earlier efforts it's struggling to ward off distractions.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

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

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Business News

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

Steve Inskeep has business news.

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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:02am

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.

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