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Palestinians Ask: The Two-State Solution Or The Two-State Illusion?

Sat, 2015-03-14 01:27

Palestinians are viewing Israeli elections with tremendous skepticism. After 20 years of on-and-off peace talks, a growing number have given up on a negotiated solution to the conflict.

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Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

Fri, 2015-03-13 17:15

This week an American aid worker contracted Ebola in West Africa and may have infected other people. No one else is showing symptoms, but one person is being flown to Atlanta for observation.

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Fraternity's Defense Lawyer Not Ruling Out Suing OU

Fri, 2015-03-13 16:56

Stephen Jones, famous for defending Oklahoma City Bomber Timothy McVeigh, argues for due process. He says "every student deserves a second chance."

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Lego Says You Can't Build That — Because Of Politics

Fri, 2015-03-13 15:19

LEGO rejects submission of women Supreme Court justices as product, reflecting view that the high court has become political.

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CIA Chief Says Governing Is Too Big A Job For ISIS

Fri, 2015-03-13 14:28

Director John Brennan sees discord within the group, despite its great success at attracting new fighters.

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Lumber Liquidators Defends Its Products After '60 Minutes' Report

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:55

The flooring retailer says the tests used by its critics give a misleading impression of product safety. But Lumber Liquidators says it will pay for safety testing for customers who want it.

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Nurses Have To Translate When Medical Devices Fail To Communicate

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:47

Medical technology can make patient care better and more precise. But the gadgets and computers can cause trouble, too. One big problem is that most of the devices often can't talk with one another.

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Univision Incident Reignites Questions About Diversity In Latino Media

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:45

Fashion critic and host Rodner Figueroa has been let go for offensive comments about First Lady Michelle Obama. Critics see the incident as an example of racism in Spanish-language broadcasts.

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Drumbeat Grows Louder For Impeachment Of Brazil's Rousseff

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:32

The second-term president faces a massive corruption scandal at the state oil company that implicates her party, rising inflation and a tanking currency. Now, her popularity is at an all-time low.

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Ferguson Mayor Knowles Slams 'Hostile Language' From Eric Holder

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:13

Saying that he's trying to save Ferguson, Mo., Mayor James Knowles adds that he is frustrated and concerned by the tone of the attorney general's remarks.

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Athletes Help Cheerleader With Down Syndrome Defy Bullies

Fri, 2015-03-13 12:15

Desiree Andrews is a cheerleader at Lincoln Middle School in Wisconsin. She has Down syndrome — and as some hecklers learned last year, she also has the support of her school's basketball team.

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The Rules Don't Apply To Hillary Clinton...Or Any Of The Other Un-Candidates

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:44

A unanimous ruling from the Federal Election Commission reaffirms that Hillary Clinton is, in fact, not a candidate for president — yet.

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Pope Francis Says His Tenure At The Vatican Will Be Short

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:06

Pope Francis also said he misses the relative anonymity he had as a bishop — and that he'd like to sneak out for a pizza, unrecognized.

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Investigation Open On 'Black Tax' At Charlotte's Ritz-Carlton

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:03

North Carolina's Attorney General asks why an event with predominantly African-American attendees was tagged with a surcharge at a luxury hotel.

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Obama 'Embarrassed' for Republicans Who Wrote Iran Letter

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:14

In two interviews, President Barack Obama weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.

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Mr. Mambia Goes To Washington: To Honor His Sister, Who Died Of Ebola

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:03

Tarkpor Mambia of Liberia is now a student in Massachusetts. When he learned of his sister's death, he was determined to go to the nation's capital to put a human face on global health issues.

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Kremlin Says Putin Is Fine, Just Fine

Fri, 2015-03-13 09:36

The Russian president hasn't been seen in public in more than a week. That sparked all sorts of buzz. The Kremlin released photos of a healthy-looking Putin and chalks up the rumors to "spring fever."

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Credit Agencies Agree To Wait Before Adding Medical Debt To Ratings

Fri, 2015-03-13 08:22

Insurers sometimes wrangle with patients and for months before paying a bill. A new six-month waiting period will give consumers time to resolve disputes and avoid having their credit ratings dinged.

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Making Pies For Pi Day: Think Inside The Circle

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:37

As math lovers know, it's almost Pi Day. And what better way to celebrate than by rolling out the dough? An NPR editor known for her experimental baking shares some of her favorite recipes.

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France Wins Battle Against Belgium's Plan For A Waterloo Coin

Fri, 2015-03-13 07:18

A two-euro coin commemorating the bicentennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's defeat will not be widely released, after French objections over what it called a "negative symbol."

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