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Politics
3:03 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Sen. Mikulski, In Public Office Since 1976, Won't Seek Re-Election

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 10:19 am

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And now news of the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress who will not be running for re-election next year. Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski made that surprise announcement yesterday in her hometown of Baltimore.

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NPR Story
5:48 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Pilots Jump At The Chance To Land On Ice

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 6:15 am

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World
5:48 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Canadian Banknotes Honor Spock — More Or Less

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Europe
3:36 am
Mon March 2, 2015

What It's Like To Be Young And Muslim In Europe

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 6:15 am

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3:01 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Health Experts Don't Always Sanitize Their Hands, Data Show

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 3:04 pm

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3:01 am
Mon March 2, 2015

50 Years Ago, Selma's Bloody Sunday Sparked Voting Rights Act

Originally published on Mon March 2, 2015 6:15 am

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3:01 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Euthanasia Is Illegal In Chile; Young Patient Wants Right To Die

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Research News
5:42 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Science Says The Dress Is Blue

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Good morning, I'm David Greene, thinking maybe we should reconsider how we use our time. A debate about the color of a dress on the Internet has been consuming people, including people in this studio.

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Definitely looks black and blue to me.

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Around the Nation
5:15 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Originally published on Fri February 27, 2015 5:42 am

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NPR Story
3:03 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

Originally published on Fri February 27, 2015 5:42 am

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3:03 am
Fri February 27, 2015

ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

Originally published on Fri February 27, 2015 5:42 am

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NPR Story
3:03 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

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Race
5:52 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 7:38 am

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Europe
4:50 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Police In Sweden Get A Call About ISIS Party

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Animals
4:32 am
Thu February 26, 2015

South Korea Cafe Lets Patrons Hang Out With Sheep

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 5:52 am

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National Security
4:27 am
Thu February 26, 2015

'No End In Sight' For Sept. 11 Proceedings At Guantanamo Bay

The legal case of the alleged Sept. 11 terrorists is slowly grinding its way through a war court at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 11:27 am

This Sunday marks a dozen years since Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was captured in Pakistan — and seven years since Brig. Gen. Thomas Hartmann announced formal charges against him, alleging Mohammed was the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Ever since, the United States has been working to try him and four other men on death penalty charges at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Now, one of the biggest cases in U.S. history may also become the longest running. And it could be years before what's being called the "forever trial" even reaches the trial stage.

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Global Health
3:42 am
Thu February 26, 2015

U.S. Steps Up Commitment To Fight Malaria

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 5:52 am

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The White House is stepping up its commitment to fighting a disease that still kills roughly 600,000 people around the world each year. The Obama administration has announced a six-year extension of a program to fight malaria. NPR's Jason Beaubien has more.

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Planet Money
3:36 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Greek Finance Minister Gets A Chance To Fix Beleaguered Economy

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 5:52 am

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NPR Story
3:16 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 5:52 am

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Europe
5:37 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Siberian Prison Inmates Craft Fatherland Day Ice Sculptures

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
5:34 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Want Some Record-Breaking Snow From Massachusetts? It'll Cost You

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NPR Story
3:02 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Turkish Web Entrepreneurs Boost Luxembourg's Tech Profile

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:05 am

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3:02 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In April

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:05 am

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3:02 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Apache Helicopter Pilot To Join Other Women At Army Ranger School

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:05 am

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3:02 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Greek Government Pledges To Crack Down On Tax Evasion

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:05 am

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Around the Nation
5:41 am
Tue February 24, 2015

When The Goal Of An Email Is To Stir A Sense Of Dread

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 5:48 am

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford are sending each other bogus e-mails - messages you would hate to receive at work. They publish them on Medium.

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Why Finding A Jury For Death Penalty Cases Is Complicated

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 1:25 pm

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue February 24, 2015

NFL Rivals May Team Up To Share Stadium

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 5:48 am

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Venezuela's President Cracks Down On Opposition Lawmakers

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 5:48 am

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NPR Story
3:09 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Residents Fear Fighting In Ukraine Will Move To Kharkiv

Originally published on Tue February 24, 2015 12:14 pm

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