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Before This Blogger Moves On, He Wants To Say Thanks

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:16

As he prepares to take on a new role at NPR after nearly five years with The Two-Way, Mark Memmott wants to say, "See you later."

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Gasoline Prices Rise As U.S. Refineries Send More Fuel Overseas

Fri, 2014-04-25 09:51

Prices are higher in large part because Gulf Coast refineries are exporting more gasoline to Latin America, analysts say. The average is about 18 cents a gallon more than it was a year ago.

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Saint Who? John XXIII Overshadowed By John Paul II

Fri, 2014-04-25 09:50

Catholics have known for years that Pope John Paul II was destined for sainthood, but many aren't so familiar with John XXIII, who also will be canonized on Sunday.

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New Manchester United Skipper Vows To Make Fans Smile Again

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:43

David Moyes lasted less than a season as manager of the English football (soccer) club. Longtime star player Ryan Giggs is filling in and says this is "the proudest moment" of his life.

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'Don't Touch Me,' Said Canada. 'I Won't!' Said The USA. So They Moved 20 Feet Apart

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:32

Canada and the USA agreed to create a 20-foot-wide corridor between them that runs for 5,500 continuous miles. Cartographers drew the line straight, but engineers built it crooked. Take a look.

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Cliven Bundy, #myNYPD: Public Relations Fails?

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:23

Both rancher Cliven Bundy and the New York Police Department had a rough week in the spotlight. The Barbershop guys weigh in on the risks of talking or tweeting too much.

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Cleveland Fans Confront Racist Traditions

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:18

Native American-themed mascots are at the center of a growing national debate, including the Cleveland Indians mascot, Chief Wahoo. Sports blogger Pete Pattakkos talks about pushing for change.

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'Blood Victory' In Medical Research Dispute

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:16

The Havasupai Native American tribe celebrated Blood Victory Day this week. That's the anniversary of their legal victory over researchers who misused members' blood samples without proper consent.

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Is Anti-Semitism In Ukraine A Real Threat?

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:08

Tensions remain high in Ukraine, and there are also concerns that anti-Semitism is taking root during the political crisis. Richard Brodsky of Demos discusses the issue.

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What's Next For Divided Supreme Court?

Fri, 2014-04-25 08:03

The Supreme Court handed down major decisions on some controversial cases this week. David Savage of the Los Angeles Times and Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discuss the rulings and what's next.

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Recovery Of Bodies From Sunken Ferry Growing More Difficult

Fri, 2014-04-25 07:44

Authorities say divers are finding it harder and harder to get into places where passengers' bodies are still trapped. On Friday, 185 deaths had been confirmed. Another 117 people remained missing.

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Russia's Credit Rating Cut To Just Above 'Junk'

Fri, 2014-04-25 06:22

The crisis in Ukraine and Russia's struggling economy have led many investors to pull their money out of Russia. So Standard & Poor's moved Friday to downgrade the nation's rating.

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VIDEO: At White House, Girl Hands Father's Resume To First Lady

Fri, 2014-04-25 05:14

"My dad's been out of a job for three years," the 10-year-old told Michelle Obama. The youngster's mother says the family didn't know the girl would do that.

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Fresh Avalanches On Everest Appear To End Climbs In Nepal

Fri, 2014-04-25 04:15

One week after 16 Sherpas were killed, new ice falls have likely ended the chances of any summit attempts this year on the mountain's south side. Expeditions continue from the north.

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What Exactly Qualifies As 'Racist,' Anyway?

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:03

A Nevada rancher and conservative cause célèbre said he thought black people would be better off if they were still slaves. He later denied that he's racist.

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Russia Wants To Start World War III, Ukrainian Leader Charges

Fri, 2014-04-25 03:00

Accusations continue to fly. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia is refusing to help resolve the crisis. Russia's foreign minister says Kerry is exaggerating. Ukraine is warning about war.

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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

Thu, 2014-04-24 23:15

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.

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The Jewish Kid From New Jersey Who Became A Radical Islamist

Thu, 2014-04-24 23:09

Yousef al-Khattab was born Jewish but became a Muslim and put extremist propaganda on the Web. On the eve of sentencing for terrorism charges, he tells NPR his actions were "stupid" and "wrong."

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Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

Thu, 2014-04-24 23:08

Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise it for refugees and immigrants, and hope to mainstream it.

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With Medical Debt Rising, Some Doctors Push For Payment Upfront

Thu, 2014-04-24 23:07

Rising deductibles and copayments have driven some patients to put off paying their bills. So doctors, who have payrolls to meet, too, are getting much more aggressive about collecting their fees.

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