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Remembering A Golden Era Of Undefeated College Basketball Teams

Sat, 2015-03-07 14:04

If they can pull it off, this year's Kentucky Wildcats would be the first undefeated team in almost 40 years. But back in the 1970s, flirting with perfection was practically routine.

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Boko Haram Reportedly Swears Allegiance To The Islamic State

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:04

The message purporting to be from the Nigerian extremist group was posted to Twitter pledging to follow the Caliph and to obey ISIS "in times of difficulty and prosperity."

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Remembering The Unsung Heroes Of Selma

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:00

Many, including Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and Hosea Williams, became household names. Others' stories are not as well known.

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Selma, Half A Century Later

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:00

Thousands of people gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national correspondent Debbie Elliott in Selma.

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In Vermont, A Hyper-Local Online Forum Brings Neighbors Together

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:00

At a time when many are connected to hundreds, if not thousands, of people on social media, a company called the Front Porch Forum is building smaller networks.

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Supporting A Spouse With Alzheimer's: 'I Don't Get Angry Anymore'

Sat, 2015-03-07 13:00

Mary Catherine O'Brien says when she first married her husband Greg in 1977, he was funny and outgoing. Alzheimer's disease has stolen much of that, she says, but the two are closer than ever.

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Obama: 50 Years After 'Bloody Sunday,' March Is Not Yet Over

Sat, 2015-03-07 11:50

The president, speaking at an event in Selma, Ala., to commemorate the march, said "our union is not yet perfect. But we are getting closer."

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This Just (Flew) In: The Formerly 'Extinct' Jerdon's Babbler

Sat, 2015-03-07 08:23

The sparrow-sized bird, native to Myanmar, hadn't been seen since 1941 when a team of scientists recorded its call and played it back, attracting more of the tan-colored subspecies.

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Protests After Police In Wis. Kill 19-Year-Old Black Suspect

Sat, 2015-03-07 06:06

Authorities say an officer was assaulted after responding to a call about reckless driving. It is not clear whether the man was armed.

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How To Oust A House Speaker (Hint: Don't Even Try)

Sat, 2015-03-07 05:52

A group of conservative representatives in the House are unhappy with House Speaker John Boehner and they want to replace him. Can they do it?

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More Jobs, Less Inflation Drive Down 'Misery' — So Where's The Joy?

Sat, 2015-03-07 05:16

With unemployment dropping, the "misery index" is at its lowest level in more than 50 years. So why aren't Americans feeling cheerful? Economists say meager wages and big debts are still problems.

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Malaysian Official: Search For MH370 To Continue Through May

Sat, 2015-03-07 05:03

The ill-fated airliner disappeared a year ago and despite an intensives search in the southern Indian Ocean, no definitive clues have turned up.

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For A French Rabbi And His Muslim Team, There's Work To Be Done

Sat, 2015-03-07 04:25

Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his Muslim assistants work in poor neighborhoods where many residents are immigrants from Islamic countries. January's terror attacks only made him more determined.

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Russia Arrests 2 In Connection With Nemtsov Murder

Sat, 2015-03-07 04:08

The exact role of the suspects, both from the insurgency plagued North Caucuses region, is still unclear. Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in Moscow last week.

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Having Loved And Lost, One Man Takes On Medical Malpractice In India

Sat, 2015-03-07 03:03

It's a country whose people are reluctant to report malpractice. But when a doctor prescribed "an astronomical dose of the wrong steroid" to his wife, Kunal Saha was determined to blow the whistle.

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Two Detained In Killing Of Russion Opposition Politician

Sat, 2015-03-07 01:36

The two suspects, detained in the killing a week ago of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, are said to be from Russia's North Caucasus region.

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Derailed Oil Train Continues To Burn In Illinois

Fri, 2015-03-06 21:30

It's the third fiery derailment of trains carrying Bakken crude oil in three weeks, raising more questions about the volatility of the oil and the safety of the tank cars used to transport crude.

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Report: Recent Guantanamo Releases Less Likely To Reengage In Terrorism

Fri, 2015-03-06 17:22

The data show former detainees a bit more likely to join insurgents than they were six months earlier. But the most recently-released are less likely to do so.

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Clinton, White House Play Delicate Dance As Emails Await Release

Fri, 2015-03-06 14:20

Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.

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Part-Time Workers Struggle With Full-Time Juggling Act

Fri, 2015-03-06 13:49

By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.

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