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Clinton Tours Iowa; Begins Outlining 4 Pillars Of Her Campaign

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:10am

Hillary Clinton says she is running for president because "Americans and their families need a champion." That's the message she is trying to convey in her first trip to Iowa since announcing her candidacy.

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Latest Protests Keep Attention On Police Killings Of Unarmed Minorities

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:10am

It was a day of demonstrations in cities across the nation on Tuesday. The turnout and tone of the protests organized with the Black Lives Matter movement was varied.

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Obama, Senate Compromise Gives Congress A Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:10am

A Senate committee voted for a bill that gives Congress a review of the Iran nuclear accord. The president had threatened to veto such a bill but it was amended to address some of his objections.

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Fun With Physics: Finding The Speed Of Light With Peeps

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:10am

When your Peeps have gone stale, it's time to donate their marshmallow bodies to science — specifically, for measuring the speed of light.

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Obama: Iranian-Backed Fighters Must Respect Iraq's Sovereignty

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:10am

In a meeting with Iraq's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday, President Obama had a warning for Iran — as that country wades into the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq.

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A Decade After Blowing The Whistle On The FBI, Vindication

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:03am

After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses at the FBI to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an office where he sat alone. He says the agency isolated and retaliated against him.

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As American Sports Skew More Armcentric, Throwing Injuries Rise

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:43am

Baseball players' arms are becoming more like football players' heads — subject to frequent injury and in need of immobilizing surgery.

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The Space Station Gets A Coffee Bar

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:42am

Italy is sending a high-tech espresso machine to the International Space Station. And NASA is worried it might be too popular.

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Radio Connects North Dakota Residents Divided On Gay Rights

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:41am

Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host, and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.

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Bombing Survivors Face A World That Still Feels Out Of Control

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:40am

Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.

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