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Mark Memmott

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'Race Card Project' Is Among Peabody Award Winners

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

NPR's Michele Norris asked people to share thoughts about race and identity in six words. Her series of reports on Morning Edition offered insights on "pride, prejudice and identity," judges say.

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Job Growth Picked Up Some Speed In March, Survey Signals

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Private employers added an estimated 191,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. Also, more jobs were added in February than previously thought.

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Oso Mudslide: As List Of Missing Shrinks, Death Toll Rises

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The grim work of identifying victims continues in Washington state. Wednesday, the number of confirmed deaths was 29. Of those, 22 people had been identified. Another 20 people were missing.

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Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Early reports indicate at least six people were killed, but that a major disaster may have been avoided. The temblor did generate a tsunami, but the waves apparently did not cause extensive damage.

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Red Sox Rock The White House With Flag Jacket And Presidential Selfie

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

When the team was honored by President Obama on Tuesday, colorful outfielder Jonny Gomes came decked out in a red, white and blue flag jacket. The Sox gave the commander in chief a matching jacket.

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Tiger Woods Will Miss The Masters After Back Surgery

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The golf star has been experiencing back pain in recent weeks. He had surgery Monday to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve. The Masters tournament begins next week.

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Who Will Join UConn And Notre Dame In Women's Final Four?

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Maryland plays Louisville and Stanford faces North Carolina tonight. The winners then head to Nashville for a chance at the NCAA women's basketball championship. Two undefeated teams are waiting.

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Report: British Army Sniper's Single Shot Kills 6 Taliban

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The marksman's commanding officer says the bullet hit a suspected militant who was wearing a vest rigged with explosives. The subsequent blast killed a group of men in Afghanistan.

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Missing Malaysian Jet May Never Be Found, Head Of Search Warns

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

With no firm data on how fast the plane was flying and how far it actually went, the operation to find it is "the most challenging ever," retired Australian Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston cautions.

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Death Toll From Mudslide Increased To 27

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Authorities on Tuesday raised the number of confirmed fatalities by three. They also said some of those on the list of the 22 people who are missing may be among eight bodies yet to be identified.

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Russia May Withdraw Some Troops From Near Border With Ukraine

Monday, March 31, 2014

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reports being told by Russian President Vladimir Putin of his plan to pull back some forces. That might reduce some tensions in the region.

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Stocks Rise After Fed's Yellen Says Economy's Not So Hot

Monday, March 31, 2014

What may seem like bad news from the central bank chief — "the recovery still feels like a recession to many Americans" — was good news to investors trying to gauge the Fed's next move. Here's why.

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At Indictment, Pakistan's Musharraf Asserts His Innocence

Monday, March 31, 2014

The former president and general is accused of treason. "Is this the way to reward someone for being loyal to the country and for loving the country?" he asked the court.

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Palestinian Diplomat Was Not Killed By Booby Trap, Police Say

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic died Jan. 1 at his residence in Prague. At first, investigators thought an old safe might have exploded. Now, they say that wasn't the case.

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Two Koreas Exchange Live Fire, Lob Shells Into Sea

Monday, March 31, 2014

There were no casualties reported. None of the artillery shells are thought to have hit land. The exchange began after a rare announcement by the North that it would be conducting a live-fire drill.

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Only 'Ocean Junk' Found So Far As Search For Jet Continues

Monday, March 31, 2014

Planes and ships continue to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia. But there's no sign of the jet or the 239 people on board. They disappeared on March 8.

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U.N. Report Raises Climate Change Warning, Points To Opportunities

Monday, March 31, 2014

In many ways, the world is "ill-prepared" for the dangers, scientists say in a new report. They also say efforts to improve energy efficiency and cut water consumption could help make a difference.

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$292M For Baseball's Miguel Cabrera? Let's Dig Into That Number

Friday, March 28, 2014

Detroit's star will earn nearly $30 million a season for the next 10 years if he keeps playing. How much more is he paid than most major leaguers? How does his deal compare with those in other sports?

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House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers Won't Seek Re-Election

Friday, March 28, 2014

The Republican congressman from Michigan is going to launch a talk show on the Cumulus radio network. He's been one of the GOP's leading voices on issues related to national security.

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Death Toll From Mudslide 'Will Only Increase'

Friday, March 28, 2014

As the day began, the official number of deaths was 17 and another nine bodies had been located. But 90 names remained on a list of those thought to be missing. An update is expected around midday.

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