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Clinton To Roll Out Her Campaign On The Small Stage

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce Sunday that she is formally a candidate for president. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Tamara Keith, who will be covering Clinton's 2016 campaign.

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With Few Choices, Gaza Family Makes Bombed-Out Shell Its Home

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

The war between Israel and Hamas completely destroyed nearly 10,000 homes in Gaza. Not one has been rebuilt. Others, like the Otaish family, are cramming into the rubble-strewn rooms that remain.

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Cop Shooting Victim's Family Calls For Calm In South Carolina

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

Walter Scott was laid to rest Saturday, as the Charleston community wrestles with his shooting death. Activists want reform, but others warn against letting the situation become "another Ferguson."

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Obama, Castro Meet In 'Spirit Of Openness'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shared a stage for the first time since the U.S. and Cuba began moving toward normalizing relations.

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Beyond Almonds: A Rogue's Gallery of Guzzlers In California's Drought

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

California is parched. Wells are running dry. Vegetable fields have been left fallow and lawns are dying. Who can we blame? From almonds to politicians to cheap water, here are seven candidates.

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In A Spanish Enclave, Women Recruit Women To Join ISIS

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:19

The tiny Spanish territory of Cueta has been the home of an all-female recruiting ring that helped persuade Muslim women to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to Spanish authorities.

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Jonas Salk's Polio Vaccine Makes A Comeback

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 03:03

As it marks its 60th birthday, the injectable vaccine is still critical. It's "needed to end polio for good" is how Carol Pendak of Rotary's Polio Plus program puts it.

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