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Egypt's Presidential Election Is Set For Late May

Sun, 2014-03-30 08:29

Egypt will hold its presidential election on May 26 and 27, a government election commission announced Sunday. Many expect the country's former military chief to win the office.

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Caught Between Russia And Ukraine, Border Cities Share Only Worry

Sun, 2014-03-30 08:12

The buildup of Russian troops on Ukraine's border is unnerving residents to either side. Though sharply divided in opinion, all fear to lose ties of family and trade.

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Arizona Fans Riot After Close March Madness Loss

Sun, 2014-03-30 07:54

Students and fans hurled beer and fireworks at police after an overtime defeat Saturday night. The police responded with dozens of rounds of pepper balls and force.

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Angry Relatives Of Passengers On Flight 370 Demand Answers

Sun, 2014-03-30 06:19

Holding banners with messages like, "Hand us the murderer" and "Give us our relatives back," the family members chanted, "Tell us the truth," at a news conference in Malaysia.

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Why Paper Prescriptions Are Going The Way Of Snail Mail

Sun, 2014-03-30 05:21

Medicine's shift from paper to computers has been painful and expensive. But now doctors can easily write and transmit prescriptions by computer, saving money and improving the quality of care.

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What A Small Town's Teen Pregnancy Turnaround Can Teach The U.S.

Sun, 2014-03-30 05:18

Denmark, S.C., once had one of the state's highest teen pregnancy rates, but in the last 30 years, sex education programs have helped lower that rate to one of the state's lowest.

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76ers Win To Avoid Setting A New NBA Losing-Streak Record

Sun, 2014-03-30 05:01

"It's over," declared the headline at the Philadelphia Inquirer. After weeks filled with nothing but losses, the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a basketball game Saturday night.

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List Of Those Missing In Washington Mudslide Shrinks By Two-Thirds

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:05

The list of people who aren't accounted for has continued to shrink since early reports that nearly 200 people were missing after the mudslide. Officials have raised the death toll to 18 people.

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1,000 Farmworkers View Chavez Film, Dedicated To Them

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

Farm workers in California were treated to a film about the late Cesar Chavez, the legendary activist. He took on the powerful agricultural industry in the 1960s.

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Air Mystery Pulled Malaysia Together, But Now Pulls It Apart

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

The disappearance of flight 370 has fueled political criticism and ethnic tensions in Malaysia. NPR's Rachel Martin discusses the nation's internal divisions with political scientist Bridget Welsh.

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1,000 Farmworkers Veiw Chavez Film, Dedicated To Them

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

Hundreds of farm workers in California were treated to a film about the late Cesar Chavez, the legendary activist. He took on the powerful agricultural industry in the 1960s.

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Washington Mudslide Response Is A Community Effort

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

The first responders to arrive at the recent mudslide in Washington State were from the nearby town of Arlington. Mayor Barbara Tolbert tells NPR's Rachel Martin that everyone has lost someone.

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Much At Stake In Afghan Talks With Taliban

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

For the first time since it was elected on a promise of peace, the Pakistani government held direct talks with the Taliban. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Philip Reeves in Islamabad.

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Ruthless Warlord, Hero to Uzbeks, On Ballot In Afghan Elections

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

The voting in next month's Afghan elections is expected to fall along ethnic lines. A powerful warlord is running for office, even though he is accused of human rights abuses.

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After Ending Polio, India Turns To Stop Another Childhood Killer

Sun, 2014-03-30 04:00

India declared itself polio-free on Thursday, but it isn't wasting time celebrating. Leaders are already applying the tools used to fight polio to end a disease that kills more than 150 kids each day.

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Miss Lonelyhearts No More: Three Surprising Books of Advice

Sun, 2014-03-30 03:00

Author Roy Peter Clark recommends three books that are hardly the work of your average agony aunt: a WWII-era cookbook, an zoological sex guide and a compilation of 60 years of no-nonsense advice.

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A Few More Thoughts On Sexism In Latin America

Sun, 2014-03-30 01:09

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently compared sexism in the Middle East and Latin America. It generated a massive response from readers, and she addresses some of those comments in this followup.

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A Few More Thoughts On Sexism In Latin America

Sun, 2014-03-30 01:09

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently compared sexism in the Middle East and Latin America. It generated a massive response from readers, and she addresses some of those comments in this followup.

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No-Kill Caviar Aims To Keep The Treat And Save The Sturgeon

Sun, 2014-03-30 01:09

A method of extracting eggs from sturgeon without killing or cutting aims to revamp the industry and lower prices for this long-luxe treat. Critics say the idea is great. The taste? That's debatable.

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What's With This Video Of McConnell Doing Stuff?

Sat, 2014-03-29 14:51

Congressional campaigns have been releasing b-roll of their candidates, which can then be used for superPAC ads in their favor. Footage of Sen. Mitch McConnell got some extra attention online.

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