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Mickey Rooney, Actor Who Charmed Audiences For More Than 80 Years, Dies

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:41am

The legendary pint-sized actor got his first Hollywood role at the age of six and became a box-office powerhouse in the 1930s and 40s with his work in the Andy Hardy series.

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New French Finance Minister Coy On Deficit Hopes

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:33am

New French finance minister coy on deficit hopes

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Obama Tests Work Policies On Federal Contractors

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:33am

Obama tests work policies on federal contractors

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Gunman Kills Dutch Priest In Syrian City Of Homs

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:23am

Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

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'Morning Edition' Listeners Wax Poetic

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:14am

To kick off Poetry Month, we are crowdsourcing prose poems from our Facebook fans about their favorite neighborhood blocks, from Brussels to Tuscaloosa to the Bronx.

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'Got Talent' TV Talent Format Sets Guinness Record

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:13am

'Got Talent' TV talent format sets Guinness record

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10 Things To Know For Today

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:13am

10 Things to Know for Today

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Malaysia Official Hopeful About Lost Jet Search

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:03am

Malaysia official hopeful about lost jet search

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Another Jet-Search Unknown: How Much It's Costing

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:23am

Another jet-search unknown: How much it's costing

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Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Mickey Rooney began his career as a toddler and starred with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardner. He appeared last month at an Oscar party.

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Afghanistan Is One Step Closer To Karzai's Successor

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

On Saturday, voters turned out in large numbers — despite threats of violence from the Taliban. It will take weeks to learn who will become Afghanistan's next president.

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Openly-Gay Candidate May Help Mass. GOP End Losing Streak

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Massachusetts Republicans have lost the last 92 U.S. House races in a row. It's an astounding number and the worst GOP losing-streak in the country. But, Republicans think they've found their savior in the form of Richard Tisei — an openly gay, pro-choice Republican. Experts say he's the best bet the party has to end its Massachusetts drought.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.

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Business News

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

David Greene has business news.

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Opposition Leader In India Eyes Prime Minister's Office

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Voters in India are going to the polls in the first stage of a nearly 6-week national election. The BJP's charismatic and controversial chief is stirring the electorate with the promise of change.

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Obama To Circumvent Congress Over Women's Pay

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

President Obama on Tuesday is expected to order contractors with the federal government to provide information that could be beneficial to female employees.

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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.

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Kentucky Wildcats To Play UConn Huskies In NCAA Final

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

The top-two men's college basketball teams play for the championship Monday night in Dallas. Eighth-seeded Kentucky will face seventh-seeded UConn. Neither team was even in the tournament last year.

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Where Does Rwanda Go From Here?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Philip Gourevitch about Rwanda 20 years after the genocide. Gouorevitch is the author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families.

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Ceremonies Commemorate 20 Years Since Rwanda Genocide

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 4:12am

The ethnic slaughter killed nearly a million people. The massacre was born of years of tension between the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi.

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