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Adolfo Suárez, President Who Ushered In Spain's Democracy, Dies

Sun, 2014-03-23 08:13

Suárez was hand-picked by the Spanish crown to bring together political factions after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Suarez died on Sunday at age 81.

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A Culture Of Unchecked Abuse Thrives In Ukraine And Crimea

Sun, 2014-03-23 08:00

Ukraine has a long history of impunity when it comes to its treatment of journalists and activists. A recent incident leaves many wondering if the new government will bring true change.

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NATO, Ukraine Warn Russia May Be Planning Further Aggression

Sun, 2014-03-23 06:37

NATO's top military commander warned that Russia had amassed a large force along Ukraine's eastern border. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister said the chances for war are "becoming higher."

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Nation's Last Known Perfect Bracket Busted By Syracuse Loss

Sun, 2014-03-23 05:43

Brad Binder had called the stunning Duke defeat. But when Dayton surprised Syracuse with a 55-53 upset, what is thought to be the last perfect bracket in the U.S. went up in flames.

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Fate Sets Up A Date With The Boston Marathon

Sun, 2014-03-23 05:33

Amelia Nelson was never really a runner. But on the day of the Boston Marathon bombings she was working as a volunteer nurse and saw the carnage first hand. Now, she's training to "reclaim our city."

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Massive Mudslide Kills 4 In Washington State

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:12

The mudslide also cut off part of State Route 530. On Sunday, seven people had been rescued and about 18 were still unaccounted for.

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New Test Improves Detection Of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

A group of scientists has developed a doping test 1,000 times more sensitive than those currently used. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with lead researcher Daniel Armstrong about how the test works.

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1994 Colosio Assasination Was Start Of Mexico's Catastrophic Year

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

In late March of 1994, Mexico's leading presidential candidate was assassinated by a gunman. Conspiracy theories about his death still abound.

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Congressmen Are Bullish On The Borderlands

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

The U.S.-Mexico border isn't just about immigration. Local politicians in El Paso, Texas, say their city is misunderstood. Being located across the river from Mexico is part of their potential.

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Michelle Obama Convenes 'First Wives Club' In China

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

Michelle Obama is making an official visit to China — but it's not supposed to be political. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with writer Evan Osnos in Beijing about the geo-politics of her vacation.

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The Lingering Legacy Of The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondents Jeff Brady and Debbie Elliott about the accident and the lessons learned.

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Some Crimeans Dread The Switch To Russian Rule

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

In Crimea, everything from the time zone to the currency is changing under Russian rule. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with resident Maxim Kornilov about his decision to leave the country.

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Pope Names Former Victim To Sex Abuse Panel

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

Pope Francis has named a woman who was molested as a child by a priest to be part of a panel to help the Church address the sexual abuse of minors.

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Ukraine Crisis Expected To Dominate Obama's Europe Trip

Sun, 2014-03-23 04:00

President Obama leaves for a four-nation trip Sunday night. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with correspondent Ari Shapiro about what's on the president's travel agenda.

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Satellite Spots More Potential Debris, But Still No Sure Sign Of Plane

Sun, 2014-03-23 03:43

A French satellite spotted objects of interest near the spot where authorities think Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing. Expeditions for similar objects have come up empty.

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Don't Birth That Baby In A Tub, Doctors Say, But Midwives Disagree

Sun, 2014-03-23 01:20

Women can give birth in water at a growing number of hospitals, but the nation's pediatricians and obstetricians say there's not enough proof that it's safe. Midwives say it's safe for many women.

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Preserving Audio For The Future Is A Race Against Time

Sun, 2014-03-23 01:19

Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.

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Preserving Audio For The Future Is A Race Against Time

Sun, 2014-03-23 01:19

Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.

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Washington Mudslide Kills 3; Searchers Seek Survivors

Sat, 2014-03-22 21:53

Rescue crews searched into the night for survivors from a massive mudslide in that killed at least three, after hearing voices from the debris field pleading for help.

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Galveston Bay Oil Spill Threatens Bird Migration

Sat, 2014-03-22 20:32

A barge hauling thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay, leaking the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching.

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