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9 Iraqi Interpreters Sue U.S. Government Over Visa Delays

Wed, 2015-03-11 01:02

Thousands of Iraqis and Afghans have been resettled in the U.S. through a special visa program, but hundreds of cases are on hold.

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9 Iraqi Interpreters Sue U.S. Government Over Visa Delays

Wed, 2015-03-11 01:02

Thousands of Iraqis and Afghans have been resettled in the U.S. with a special visa program, but hundreds of cases are on hold.

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Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:43

Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.

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Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:43

Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.

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In The West Bank, Living Side-By-Side But Agreeing On Nothing

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:40

Israelis and Palestinians have now been living cheek-and-jowl in the West Bank for decades. NPR's Steve Inskeep visited both communities to sample their views in this enduring conflict.

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In The West Bank, Living Side By Side — But Agreeing On Nothing

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:40

Israelis and Palestinians have now been living cheek-and-jowl in the West Bank for decades. NPR's Steve Inskeep visited both communities to sample their views in this enduring conflict.

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With Prices Down And Layoffs Up, Copper Industry Still Looks To Grow

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:38

The price of copper is down 40 percent from four years ago. Arizona residents from smaller mining towns worry about job losses, but some companies are planning to expand in the state.

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With Prices Down And Layoffs Up, Copper Industry Still Looks To Grow

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:38

The price of copper is down 40 percent from four years ago. Arizona residents from smaller mining towns worry about job losses, but some companies are planning to expand in the state.

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Nicaragua's Renewable Energy Revolution Picks Up Steam

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:37

A few years ago, Nicaragua was almost totally dependent on imported fuel. Now the country's fierce winds, sun and volcanoes generate half the country's electricity, and perhaps 80 percent soon.

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Nicaragua's Renewable Energy Revolution Picks Up Steam

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:37

A few years ago, Nicaragua was almost totally dependent on imported fuel. Now the country's fierce winds, sun and volcanoes generate half the country's electricity, and perhaps 80 percent soon.

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States Aim To Restrict Medically-Induced Abortions

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:36

One in four abortions is induced with medications rather than a surgical procedure. But the process faces a growing number of legal restrictions, including a law in Ohio.

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States Aim To Restrict Medically-Induced Abortions

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:36

One in four abortions is induced with medications rather than a surgical procedure. But the process faces a growing number of legal restrictions, including a law in Ohio.

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Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:35

Recent scandals involving student athletes at Syracuse University and other prominent athletic departments, remind commentator Frank Deford of speakeasies during Prohibition.

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Deford: NCAA Fans Continue To Drink Deeply Of The (Sports) Spirits

Tue, 2015-03-10 23:35

Recent scandals involving student athletes at Syracuse University and other prominent athletic departments, remind commentator Frank Deford of speakeasies during Prohibition.

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Feds Add Coal-Dust Coverup Allegation To Mine CEO's Indictment

Tue, 2015-03-10 19:14

Six weeks before trial, the government accused Don Blankenship of hiding the true levels of breathable coal dust in a West Virginia mine that later exploded. He already faced conspiracy charges.

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Feds Add Coal-Dust Coverup Allegation To Mine CEO's Indictment

Tue, 2015-03-10 19:14

Six weeks before trial, the government accused Don Blankenship of hiding the true levels of breathable coal dust in a West Virginia mine that later exploded . He already faced conspiracy charges.

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Ferguson, Mo., City Manager Out Amid Shakeup

Tue, 2015-03-10 17:04

John Shaw's departure follows a Justice Department report that accused the city's police department and court system of racial bias. The report followed the death of Michael Brown, 18, in 2014.

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Ferguson, Mo., City Manager Out Amid Shakeup

Tue, 2015-03-10 17:04

John Shaw's departure follows a Justice Department report that accused the city's police department and court system of racial bias. The report followed the death of Michael Brown, 18, in 2014.

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Utah Lawmakers OK Firing Squad If Lethal Injection Unavailable

Tue, 2015-03-10 16:45

It's unclear if GOP Gov. Gary Herbert will sign the measure, which would make Utah the only state in the nation to allow firing squads, into law. Utah abandoned the practice more than a decade ago.

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Utah Lawmakers OK Firing Squad If Lethal Injection Unavailable

Tue, 2015-03-10 16:45

It's unclear if GOP Gov. Gary Herbert will sign the measure, which would make Utah the only state in the nation to allow firing squads, into law. Utah abandoned the practice more than a decade ago.

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