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Malaysia Says It Will Turn Back Migrant Boats

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:00

It comes a day after more than 1,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis landed in the waters of Malaysia's Langkawi island, and after Indonesia said it would also turn back the migrants.

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Malaysia Says It Will Turn Back Migrant Boats

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:00

It comes a day after more than 1,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis landed in the waters of Malaysia's Langkawi island, and after Indonesia said it would also turn back the migrants.

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Marine Corps Helicopter Helping With Relief Effort In Nepal Goes Missing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:52

The disappearance of a UH-1 Huey helicopter was under investigation. The helicopter was carrying six Marines.

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Marine Corps Helicopter Helping With Relief Effort In Nepal Goes Missing

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:52

The disappearance of a UH-1 Huey helicopter was under investigation. The helicopter was carrying six Marines.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley's Lawyers Say He's Ready To Be Free

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:51

Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.

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Reagan Shooter John Hinckley's Lawyers Say He's Ready To Be Free

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:51

Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.

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Tea Tuesdays: Matcha-maker, Matcha-maker, Make Me Some Tea

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:46

Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?

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Tea Tuesdays: Matcha-maker, Matcha-maker, Make Me Some Tea

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:46

Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?

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Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:10

Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.

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Seasons May Tweak Genes That Trigger Some Chronic Diseases

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:10

Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.

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Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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Short On Sleep? You Could Be A Disaster Waiting To Happen

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04

Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:45

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:33

Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.

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The Future Of Education: Truths, Lies And Wishful Thinking

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 08:33

Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.

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