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Coup Or Not, It's Business As Usual For Most Thais

Tue, 2014-05-20 11:08

After the army declared martial law, on the streets of Bangkok, it's mostly soldiers and selfies.

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania's Ban On Gay Marriage

Tue, 2014-05-20 10:41

The ruling comes a day after another federal judge ruled Oregon's ban on gay marriage violated the constitution. Pennsylvania passed the constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in 1996.

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Led Zeppelin Sued Over 'Stairway To Heaven' Guitar Line

Tue, 2014-05-20 10:33

Did a band from Los Angeles get ripped off by Led Zeppelin? That's the claim made in a new lawsuit by representatives of the band Spirit, which played some dates with the British rock legends.

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North Carolina Union Seeks To Enlist College Athletes

Tue, 2014-05-20 10:26

The move comes two months after a National Labor Relations Board ruling that athletes at Northwestern University are school employees and therefore are entitled to form a union.

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25 Years On, Mothers Of Tiananmen Square Dead Seek Answers

Tue, 2014-05-20 09:36

A bullet to the head killed Zhang Xianling's son near Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Since then, she has led a group demanding the truth and accountability for those deaths.

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Poll: Yes To Medical Marijuana, Not So Much For Recreational Pot

Tue, 2014-05-20 09:24

Almost half the states have passed laws easing access to marijuana for medical or recreational use. But most Americans have reservations, especially when it comes to access by young people.

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NPR To End 'Tell Me More,' Eliminate 28 Positions

Tue, 2014-05-20 08:28

The moves come as part of the network's effort to eliminate budget deficits. Tell Me More host Michel Martin will remain with NPR.

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G.M. Recalls 2.42 Million Vehicles Over Four Different Issues

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:42

The American auto company has faced intense criticism over its failure to recall more than 2 million vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to at least a dozen deaths.

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E-Cigarette Users May End Up Paying More For Insurance

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:33

Tobacco users often have to pay higher premiums for health insurance, and it's not clear if switching to e-cigarettes will help them escape that fate. A lot depends on what federal agencies decide.

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Third Of French Are On Psychoactive Drugs, Agency Says

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:29

Too many French citizens are regular or occasional users of prescription drugs such as antidepressants and sleeping pills, a government health agency says.

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Waiting At VA Hospitals: A Matter Of Life And Death

Tue, 2014-05-20 07:19

The Department of Veterans Affairs is under scrutiny after reports say it makes patients wait too long to see doctors. NPR correspondent Quil Lawrence discusses what happened and the possible fallout.

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Hero Or Villian? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:45

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.

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Hero Or Villain? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:45

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.

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Following Abuses, Medicare Tightens Reins On Its Drug Program

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:39

Medicare gives itself the power to ban doctors if they prescribe medications in abusive ways. The action follows a ProPublica series that found inappropriate prescribing, waste and fraud.

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What To Watch In Tuesday's Elections

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:03

One of the biggest political questions of the year will be answered: Can Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell withstand a Tea Party challenge?

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Chipotle Tells Its Customers Not To Bring Guns To Its Restaurants

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:52

The request is similar to the one made by Starbucks back in September and comes after a the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America launched a national campaign.

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CIA Says It Will No Longer Use Vaccine Programs As Cover

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:45

Answering health experts' complaints that using vaccination programs for spying had hurt international efforts to fight disease, the CIA says it has stopped the practice.

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The 25 Most Promising Graduation Speeches Of The Year

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:40

Cristina Negrut has read more than 1,000 commencement speeches over the past eight years. She lists the speeches she's most looking forward to in this year's roster.

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Beezin' May Be Bogus, But Other Dopey Teen Fads Can Bite Back

Tue, 2014-05-20 04:50

Teens have always been creative about repurposing household products in search of a high, and they're getting help from social media. Parents are wondering how to tell danger from harmless hype.

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Tupelo Man Who Sent Ricin Letters To Obama Gets 25-Year Sentence

Tue, 2014-05-20 04:09

After late wrangling that included a threat to withdraw his guilty plea and an offer to eat poison in a sandwich, J. Everett Dutschke accepted a 25-year prison sentence.

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