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Wisconsin May End Up Playing A Pivitol Role In The GOP Presidential Race

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Ted Cruz is looking to upset Republican front-runner Donald Trump in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. The stakes are getting higher as the number of contests left grows smaller.

NATO Must Be Ready To Deploy Forces If Needed, Secretary-General Stoltenberg Says

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

NATO's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is in Washington this week talking about what he considers the gravest security threat since the Cold War. He talks to Steve Inskeep about NATO's relevancy and the future for Libya and Syria.

Iceland Finds Itself In The Middle Of Panama Papers Leak

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:04am

Iceland radio reporter Haukur Holm tells Renee Montagne that thousands are demanding the prime minister resign because he hid his ownership in an offshore bank account.

IRS Could Help Find Many Uninsured People, But Doesn't

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:01am

Many low-income households that claim the earned income tax credit lack health insurance. That status on tax returns could provide a clue about people who would benefit from outreach.

'Shanghai Nightscapes': Dancing, Drinking and All That Jazz

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 4:00am

A nocturnal journey with a pair of Americans who wrote Shanghai Nightscapes, a book covering the raucous past, the abrupt disappearance and the eventual rebirth of nightlife in the city.

Unraveled: The Mystery Of The Secret Street Artist In Boston

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:56am

Someone has been using Lego blocks to repair the corner of a crumbling brick building in Boston. Reporter Tovia Smith set out to investigate who this person is and what else he has been up to.

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:54am

Renewable energy is taking off across the nation, but storing the energy is still a problem that is challenging companies to innovate with solutions ranging from molten salt to ice.

Fire Closes IRS Headquarters But Won't Affect Tax Return Processing

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 2:40am

Taxpayers waiting for their refunds can breathe a sigh of relief: A fire at the IRS headquarters in Washington, D.C. won't interfere with their returns.

Winston Moseley Dies At 81. His Crime Spurred Adoption Of The 911 System

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 12:59am

Winston Moseley convicted of the 1964 stabbing death of Kitty Genovese in a crime that came to symbolize urban decay and indifference has died in a New York prison at age 81.

The Power and Problem of Grit

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:00pm

Grit is a quality that parents strive to teach to their children, and teachers strive to teach their students. This week on Hidden Brain, we explore grit, and ask, does it also have a downside?

Villanova Beats North Carolina 77-74 On Buzzer Beater To Win Hoops Title

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:43pm

The Wildcats' vaunted defense locked down the Tar Heels in the second half, winning the school's second national championship. But not before a wild exchange of threes in the last five seconds.

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