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Everest Climbers Hit By Deadly Snow, Rock After Nepal Quake

Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Outside Magazine Senior Editor Grayson Schaffer about the situation on Everest following the earthquake in Nepal. Many climbers are currently trapped on the mountain.

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Baltimore Protests Turn Violent

Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

A week of peaceful protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, a young African-American man, turned violent Saturday. Police arrested twelve people for destroying property and other crimes.

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Katmandu In Chaos After Massive Saturday Earthquake

Sun, 2015-04-26 03:42

One day after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, killing more than 2,000 people, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks correspondent Julie McCarthy, who is in Kathmandu.

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Pakistani Activists Mourn Slain Bookstore Owner

Sun, 2015-04-26 03:33

On Friday, gunmen killed prominent Pakistani women's rights activist and book store owner Sabeen Mahmud. At a book fair in Karachi, colleagues are mourning her loss.

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Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

Sun, 2015-04-26 03:03

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?

Sun, 2015-04-26 01:36

For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the cellular metabolism cycle into their heads. Some med schools say it's time to quit cramming and focus on patients' lives.

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Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?

Sun, 2015-04-26 01:36

For decades, first-year medical students have had to cram the details of the cellular metabolism cycle into their heads. Some med schools say it's time to quit cramming and focus on patients' lives.

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Powerful Aftershock Jars Katmandu; Nepal Quake Toll Rises

Sun, 2015-04-26 01:07

A magnitude 6.7 aftershock rumbled the Nepalese capital and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning. The

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8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

Sat, 2015-04-25 21:01

Every year, the president sits down for dinner with Washington reporters and delivers a stand-up routine. From his "bucket list" to Hillary Clinton, here's what he came up with this year.

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Devastating Earthquake Hits Nepal, Kills More Than 1,000

Sat, 2015-04-25 13:06

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.

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Protesters Pledge To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Over Police Custody Death

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:07

People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.

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Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

Sat, 2015-04-25 08:03

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.

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On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

Sat, 2015-04-25 06:58

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

Sat, 2015-04-25 05:41

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

Sat, 2015-04-25 05:33

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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7.8 Quake Hits Nepal, Toppling Buildings, Killing Hundreds

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:54

The powerful temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu and also killed people in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh. Authorities fear the death toll could go much higher.

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Kansas City Royals Break Bad: The Week In Sports

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

The first rounds of NBA and NHL playoffs are in full swing. NPR's Scott Simon gets an update from ESPN.com's Howard Bryant.

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To West Baltimoreans, 'The Largest Gang Is The ... Police'

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

NPR's Scott Simon takes a walk through the neighborhoods of West Baltimore to talk with residents in the wake of Freddie Gray's death in police custody.

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Powerful Quake Hits Nepal; Death Toll Rising

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

An estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday. It's being described as the strongest quake to hit the country in 81 years. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Red Cross spokesman Mark South.

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Gun Control, Vaccines And Science

Sat, 2015-04-25 03:33

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was officially sworn in this week. His confirmation was held up for more than a year because of comments he made about gun violence. Murthy talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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