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Open Cases: Why One-Third of Murders In America Go Unresolved

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:04

Police today are identifying fewer murder suspects than they did a generation ago. One criminologist says that may be because departments are more focused on preventing crimes than on making arrests.

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In New York's Multinational Astoria, Diversity Is Key to Harmony

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:04

The neighborhood in Queens has become a kind of urban United Nations, with people from 100 countries living there. The more diverse, the better its residents get along.

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Employers And Insurers Gain Control In Workers' Compensation Disputes

Mon, 2015-03-30 01:03

In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.

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With So Much Oil Flowing, U.S. May Be Reaching Storage Limits

Sun, 2015-03-29 23:42

Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.

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Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado

Sun, 2015-03-29 23:41

There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.

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Sure Use A Treadmill Desk — But You Still Need To Exercise

Sun, 2015-03-29 23:40

Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.

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Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance

Sun, 2015-03-29 23:39

Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.

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Tony Award-Winning Director Gene Saks Dies At 93

Sun, 2015-03-29 21:43

Gene Saks teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as The Odd Couple and Brighton Beach Memoirs. He died Saturday in New York.

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Michigan State, Duke Join Kentucky, Wisconsin In The Men's Final Four

Sun, 2015-03-29 15:30

A missed free throw sent Michigan State-Louisville to overtime, where the Cardinals couldn't hang on. Gonzaga hung with Duke but couldn't quite keep up.

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Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation

Sun, 2015-03-29 13:21

A program in Hawaii aims to reduce the number of older people who spend their final days of life in a hospital. Hawaii has one of the highest rates of hospital deaths for those over age 65 in the U.S.

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Iran, West Said To Be Closing Gap On Nuke Deal As Deadline Looms

Sun, 2015-03-29 11:29

The two sides are reportedly close to a deal ahead of a Tuesday deadline, but diplomatic sources caution that an agreement could still fall apart.

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Arab League Approves Idea Of Ground Forces For Regional Security

Sun, 2015-03-29 09:18

The 22-member body agreed in principle to the military force that could be rapidly deployed to regional trouble spots.

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Dozens Killed In Nigerian Election Violence As Polling Continues

Sun, 2015-03-29 06:07

Boko Haram extremists are being blamed for more than 40 deaths, including one lawmaker, as balloting continues in a closely-fought presidential elections.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Remembers Germanwings Crash Victims

Sun, 2015-03-29 05:14

Francis noted that schoolchildren were aboard the aircraft thought to have been deliberately crashed by its co-pilot. The pontiff also paid tribute to "martyrs" killed for their faith.

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Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law

Sun, 2015-03-29 04:36

Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn't anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.

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Afghan Chief Executive: Leaders Set Aside Egos To Rally For Nation

Sun, 2015-03-29 04:05

Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.

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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Sun, 2015-03-29 03:38

The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.

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Greek Voters Want Their Government To Show Some Fight

Sun, 2015-03-29 03:24

The leftist Syriza party swept into office on a promise to stand up to European austerity demands. But the new government has had to soften its tone. Some Greeks worry the party is giving in.

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As Iraqi Forces Press Into Tikrit, Hundreds Of ISIS FIghters Remain

Sun, 2015-03-29 03:24

Following bombing raids on ISIS targets in Tikrit, Iraqi forces are preparing to retake the strategic city. Correspondent Alice Fordham tells NPR's Rachel Martin about her recent visit to the front.

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Clinton Seeks A 'New Relationship' With The Press

Sun, 2015-03-29 03:24

Some of Hillary Clinton's most vocal critics are from those in the media. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Mara Liasson about Clinton's evolving relationship with the press.

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