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Watch The Democratic Debate: Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Immigration Reform

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 7:48pm

Tonight's debate comes as the Vermont senator is basking in an upset win in Michigan on Tuesday night. But the former secretary of state still has a big delegate lead.

The Thistle & Shamrock: A Gentle Revolution

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 6:58pm

Since the 1970s, the small harp has built international momentum in Celtic roots music.

The Cactus Blossoms On World Cafe

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 6:54pm

The Minneapolis brothers show off their tight country harmonies live in the studio.

Beatles Producer George Martin 'Invented The Job'

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 5:32pm

In the studio, the Beatles' longtime producer and arranger devised many of the band's signature sounds. He died Tuesday at age 90.

Where Melissa Harris-Perry Saw A New Direction, MSNBC Saw Temporary Shift

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 5:32pm

NPR's David Folkenflik spoke with the recently departed talk show host and with the president of MSNBC. Harris-Perry said her show was "taken"; her boss said it was "loved."

Top U.S. Volkswagen Executive Steps Down

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 5:27pm

Volkswagen announced Wednesday that its top U.S. executive, Michael Horn, is stepping down, effective immediately. A statement from the company said the decision was reached by "mutual agreement."

Studies Reinforce The Urgency Of Treating Pregnant Women With Malaria

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:59pm

Scientists uncover new evidence on how to prevent stillbirths, miscarriages and low-weight births associated with pregnant women with malaria.

Transcript: NPR's Interview With Bernie Sanders

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:19pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro.

Iran Tests Two Ballistic Missiles Reportedly Designed To Reach Israel

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:16pm

The tests may violate a U.N. Security Council resolution barring Iran from test-firing missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Iran says the missiles aren't designed for nukes.

U.S. Hopes ISIS Prisoner Will Lead Americans To Chemical Weapons

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 4:03pm

The Pentagon says its forces could prevent dangerous attacks in Iraq if they knew where the stockpiles were. U.S. special operators are trying to capture some ISIS leaders alive for questioning.

Feeling Unwanted In Germany, Some Afghan Migrants Head Home

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:54pm

Some 150,000 Afghan migrants arrived in Germany last year. But the Germans estimate more than half won't qualify for asylum. A small number have turned around and headed home.

Democratic Debate: 3 Things To Watch

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:40pm

As Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton meet in Miami tonight, questions over electability, delegates and enthusiasm are bound to come up.

High Doses Of Experimental Drug Implicated In Botched French Study

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 3:40pm

In January, one person died and five others were hospitalized during a test of an experimental drug in western France. Scientists are still trying to figure out exactly what went wrong.

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