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Songs We Love: Underworld, 'Ova Nova'

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 8:00am

One of electronic music's iconic bands returns with a gorgeous, melodic reminder of how far they've come.

Phew! Fan Saves Boy From Being Hit By A Flying Baseball Bat

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 7:54am

In an instant that's frozen in time, the barrel of the bat looms just inches away from the boy's nose and eyes, with a man's hand and forearm blocking its path.

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Dies At 94

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 6:19am

Steve Inskeep talks to historian Douglas Brinkley, who edited a book of President Ronald Reagan's diaries. On those pages, the president had his own words of appreciation for his wife.

North Korea Threatens Preemptive Strike As U.S., South Korea Hold Military Exercise

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 6:18am

This year's joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea are reportedly the largest ever. In response, North Korea's Kim Jong Un threatened a nuclear attack.

1 Lottery Playing Brother Is Luckier Than The Other

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 6:12am

James and Bob Stocklas were in Florida on vacation together when they both bought lottery tickets. Bob won $7. James won the Powerball jackpot: $291 million.

First Email Sender Dies. Ray Tomlinson Was 74

Mon, 03/07/2016 - 5:59am

Ray Tomlinson sent that first email to himself — he had two computers side by side. Tomlinson said he forgot what was in the first message.

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