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In NPR Interview, Obama Answers Critics Of Iran Nuclear Framework

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Critics of a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep at the White House, to lay out his argument against those skeptics, and he dips a toe into the 2016 presidential fight.

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Emanuel, Garcia Face-Off In Chicago's First Mayoral Runoff

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.

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Activists Urge U.S. To Evacuate Yemeni-Americans From Yemen

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

The U.S. pulled out its diplomats and security personnel as Iranian-backed rebels advanced. Saudi Arabia is leading Arab airstrikes to counter those rebels and civilians are caught in the middle.

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Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.

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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:11am

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep the U.S. and other countries have have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.

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Transcript: President Obama's Full NPR Interview On Iran Nuclear Deal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on the framework recently agreed to by Iran, which will see the nation reduce its nuclear capacity in exchange for the lifting of some international sanctions.

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Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.

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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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Busy Chef Strives For Balanced Mix Of Home Life, Culinary Ambitions

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:26am

Restaurant owner and Top Chef finalist Bryan Voltaggio tries to find the right recipe for blending work, family duties, and the pressures of being on the road.

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A New Orleans High School Adapts To 'Unaccompanied Minors'

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:23am

About 68,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have entered the U.S. in the past year. We check back in with a school in New Orleans that took in 50 of them.

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New Orleans Educator Dreams Of Teaching Tech To Beat The Streets

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:21am

After the shooting death of one of his students, New Orleans educator Jonathan Johnson was inspired to create a school that gives low income students practical skills to compete in high-tech fields.

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A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:20am

New Web suffixes have popped up in recent years to supplement .com or .net. One of the newest — .sucks — has companies worried their reputations will take a hit, so they're buying up the addresses.

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Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 10:29pm

In a back-and-forth game, the Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

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