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Senators To Review Bill Designed To Limit Iran Nuclear Deal

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will take up a bill Tuesday, which intends to give Congress a voice on the Iran nuclear agreement. The bill would take away the president's power to lift sanctions on Iran for 60 days after an agreement is reached, so Congress would have time to review it. The White House spokesman said Monday the president would veto such a bill.

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Nickelodeon Sitcom 'Make It Pop' Highlights Impact Of Korean Pop Music

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

Nickelodeon's new show Make It Pop is about three teen girls at a boarding school who form a K-Pop — or Korean pop — band. Starring a Korean-American actress who became famous in Seoul, South Korea, as a real K-Pop artist, this show signifies the strength of the Korean wave of culture — or hallyu, as it's known.

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Russia Bans Some Internet Memes That Mock Public Figures

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Kevin Rothrock, who wrote the article, "The Kremlin has declared war on memes" for Global Voices and Quartz.

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New York Attorney General Investigates Retailers' Scheduling Practices

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating staffing practices at some of the nation's largest retailers. Many use relatively new software programs to make last-minute staffing decisions, causing workers to get called in only to be sent home without pay.

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Clinton Announcement Video Alludes To Unfairness Of American Life

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

In announcing her run for president, Hillary Clinton said "the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top."

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After Low-Key Announcement, Hillary Clinton Heads To Iowa

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:33pm

Hillary Clinton will hold her first campaign events in Iowa Tuesday since announcing her 2016 bid for the White House. What can we expect to see? Her aides say to think small.

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At 800 And Aging Well, The Magna Carta Is Still A Big Draw

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:25pm

The Magna Carta is sometimes called England's greatest export. Issued by an embattled King John 1215, the document is now on display at the British Library and is pulling in large crowds.

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SpaceX To Launch A Spacecraft And Attempt To Land Its Rocket on a Floating Barge

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:21pm

The rocket is carrying supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX hopes to land the reusable rocket on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Who Needs 1 SuperPAC When You Can Have 4?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:12pm

SuperPACs, financed by unlimited but disclosed donations, now appear to be the presidential candidate's new best friend. One backing Sen. Marco Rubio is revving up, and Sen. Ted Cruz already has four.

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Senators Try To Revise No Child Left Behind — A Few Years Behind

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:02pm

Tuesday, senators begin working out the details of a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law. The proposed revision would give states more control over school accountability.

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