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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

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As Russia Annexes Crimea, Ukraine Seeks Peaceful End To Crisis

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Hosts Renee Montagne and David Greene report on Russia's annexation of Crimea and a shooting between Russian and Ukrainian forces on the contested peninsula.

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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.

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Red Robin Adds New Adult Milkshake To Menu

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A new offering from the food chain Red Robin: milkshakes made with wine. The first wine shake on the menu will be the Mango Moscato — made with wine, vodka, mango puree and vanilla ice cream.

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Putin Moves Foward With Plans To Annex Crimea

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Host David Greene speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner about Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval of a draft treaty to annex Crimea.

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Sen. Durbin Says U.S. Is Ready To Provide Nonlethal Aid To Ukraine

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois about his recent trip to Ukraine and U.S. options for dealing with the crisis in the wake of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.

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Clothing Retailer Lands End To Split From Sears

Monday, March 17, 2014

Lands End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corp. next month and operate as a stand-alone, publicly traded company.

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Man Turns Himself In After Google Search Tells Him He's Wanted

Monday, March 17, 2014

Recently, Christopher Viatafa did something many of us have done: He Googled his own name. But what he found was not so normal. It was his own face, on Northern California's "Most Wanted" website.

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EU Rejects Crimean Vote, Weighs Sanctions Against Russia

Monday, March 17, 2014

Germany and its European allies react to Sunday's referendum in Crimea. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson joins us from Berlin.

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Balancing College Dreams With Financial Realities

Monday, March 17, 2014

The cost of college in the United States keeps climbing, forcing many students and their parents to rack up hefty debts to pay for a college degree.

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Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes

Monday, March 17, 2014

With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna.

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For Foster The People Frontman, Fame And Isolation

Monday, March 17, 2014

David Greene talks to Mark Foster of Foster the People about the band's second album, Supermodel.

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Brutality Against Protesters Deepens Divisions In Ukraine

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Thousands of protesters in Ukraine continue to occupy Kiev's Maidan square and to prevent the government from functioning after President Victor Yanukovich refused to allow the country to strengthen trade ties with the European Union. Ukraine is under intense Russian pressure to continue aligning itself with a customs union comprising countries of the former Soviet Union.

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Biden's Pre-Planned Asia Visit Becomes High-Stakes Mission

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Asia was supposed to be about trade. Biden's first stop is in Japan, which is anxious for support from its U.S. ally in its confrontation with China over the sovereignty of disputed islands in the East China Sea. Biden will then visit Beijing, which wants the U.S. to reign in what it sees as Japanese nationalist aggression. The trip ends in South Korea, which has its own issues with Japan and China.

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College Football Winds Down Ahead Of Final BCS Championship

Friday, November 29, 2013

It's rivalry week in college football. And this weekend, there's some extra spice as games from Alabama to Florida to Michigan could have an impact on which two teams end up playing for the national championship.

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Since Post-Vietnam Era, Fewer Veterans In Congress

Monday, November 11, 2013

The camaraderie that veterans talk about used to be true in Congress too — partly because many members had served in the military. But today's Congress has very few veterans in its ranks, about 20 percent, compared with more than three-quarters in the post-Vietnam era. What does that number mean politically.

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Expectations Grow For Deal On Iran's Nuclear Program

Friday, November 08, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Geneva to join other major powers involved in nuclear negotiations with Iran. Iran hopes the international community will ease crippling economic sanctions in exchange for capping some of its atomic activities.

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Why Do People Agree To Work In Boring Jobs?

Thursday, November 07, 2013

In the essay "The Myth of Sisyphus," philosopher Albert Camus — who would have turned 100 on Thursday — explored the nature of boring work. There's new psychological research into why people end up in boring jobs.

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SAC Capital Agrees To Plead Guilty To Insider Trading

Monday, November 04, 2013

The hedge fund giant also agreed to pay a $1.8 billion fine to settle charges. Prosecutors say that insider trading at the company was substantial, pervasive and on a scale without known precedent in the hedge fund industry.

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BlackBerry Abandons Plans To Sell Itself, Replaces CEO

Monday, November 04, 2013

A few weeks ago, the smartphone maker announced it had signed a letter of intent to sell the company valued at $4.7 billion to Fairfax Financial Holdings. Instead, in a statement released Monday, BlackBerry announced it will receive a $1 billion investment from Fairfax Financial and others. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins will step down and be replaced by interim CEO John Chen.

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Politics: Mixed Messages Regarding Iran, U.S. Elections

Monday, November 04, 2013

As Iran is set to hold nuclear talks with world powers, the Obama administration is working to convince senators to hold off on additional sanctions. And on Tuesday, voters across the country will go to the polls to elect mayors, governors and other officials.

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