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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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Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

Sun, 2015-03-29 03:24

Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.

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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

Sun, 2015-03-29 02:44

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.

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Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

Sun, 2015-03-29 01:25

A hardy breed is helping farmers in one Kenyan village cope with climate change — and put more food on the table.

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Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

Sun, 2015-03-29 01:25

A hardy breed is helping farmers in one Kenyan village cope with climate change — and put more food on the table.

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Kentucky Is Now Just Two Games Away From Perfect Season

Sat, 2015-03-28 19:09

It was down to two final free throws, but the Wildcats finally overcame Notre Dame's upset bid in a 68-66 win. They'll go on to face the Wisconsin Badgers in a rematch from last year's Final Four.

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The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

Sat, 2015-03-28 14:35

In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running an football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.

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What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?

Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

More than 200 birds died earlier this year. Now, scientists and federal agencies are running forensic tests and looking for clues to the goo as part of a national investigation.

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Nigerians Go To The Polls

Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, who's been at a polling station in the capital, Abuja, where they're counting votes.

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Assessing The Ellen Pao Verdict

Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Wired.com's Davey Alba about the outcome of the landmark gender discrimination case against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.

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An Update On Yemen's Escalating Crisis

Sat, 2015-03-28 13:22

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Iona Craig, a freelance journalist who's spent the last four years reporting from the country, about this week's airstrikes and prospects for a ceasefire.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

Sat, 2015-03-28 11:42

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy

Sat, 2015-03-28 09:45

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

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