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What Is The Effect Of Asking Americans To Think About The Greater Good?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Often times politicians pitch "the common good" when proposing changes to social policy. Psychologists now think this kind of appeal may backfire and actually unmotivate Americans. What is the effectiveness of different kinds of public appeals?

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Installation Mass Launches Pope Francis' Papacy

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

At a mass in St. Peter's Square, the pope appealed to political leaders of the world to protect the environment, the poor and the marginalized. Representatives of the world's major religions were present, as well as some 132 delegations from all over the world.

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Baghdad, A Decade Later

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ten years ago Tuesday, the aerial bombardment of Iraq began. It was the opening volley of a U.S.-led invasion that would topple the regime of Saddam Hussein. One of the questions is: Can Iraq's fragile democracy hold, as the region splits along sectarian lines?

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Selection Sunday Sets NCAA Tournament Brackets

Monday, March 18, 2013

The top seeds for the Men's Division I basketball tournament include Kansas, Louisville, Indiana and Gonzaga. The games begin Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, with the "First Four" games — pitting the four lowest-seeded "at large" teams against the four lowest-seeded automatic qualifiers.

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Pakistani Advocate For The Poor Slain By Gunmen

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Steve Inskeep has a remembrance of Parveen Rehman, a Pakistani woman he meet there while reporting in 2008. Rehman was head of the Karachi-based Orangi Pilot Project, a research center that aids in the development of impoverished communities. She was killed on Wednesday at the age of 56.

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Venezuela To Display Chavez Body For Perpetuity

Friday, March 08, 2013

Funeral services will be held Friday for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died this week after a long battle with cancer. Dozens of presidents and dignitaries are in Caracas, including the leaders of some pariah countries that are adversaries of the United States.

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Employment Numbers Exceed Expectations

Friday, March 08, 2013

The U.S. added 236,000 jobs in February. The Labor Department report came as a surprise to most economists, who had been expecting about 160,000 jobs to be added.

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Bin Laden's Son-In-Law To Appear In U.S. Court

Friday, March 08, 2013

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to appear in a Manhattan federal court Friday after he was detained in Jordan and sent to the United States. If he goes to trial, he would be one of the people with the closest connection to bin Laden to face trial in a U.S. court.

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Second-Person Narrator Tells Readers 'How To' Live, Love — And Get Filthy Rich

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Mohsin Hamid chooses an unusual second-person structure throughout his new novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. NPR's Steve Inskeep says that, though largely mute in a narrative told to an unnamed "you," the hero "speaks powerfully through his ambition and his longing."

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Deciphering Hidden Biases During Interviews

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Research suggests the timing of an applicant's interview, whether it's for a job or admittance to a school, may determine the outcome of that interview. A new study shows that interviewers who have seen a string of strong candidates are more likely to view the next applicant negatively.

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Without A Pope, Cardinals Are Running The Vatican

Friday, March 01, 2013

The Vatican is now under the control of the cardinals who will elect a new leader of the Catholic Church. On Thursday, Pope Benedict gave up his ring, cape and red papal shoes and became pope emeritus.

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Witnesses To Take The Stand In BP Trial

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

A federal judge will hear testimony Tuesday in a civil suit over who is to blame and who should be financially liable for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On Monday, the court in New Orleans heard more than eight hours of opening statements from lawyers for the government and several defendants.

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What Does Senate Budget Deal Mean For You?

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

The Senate passed a measure early into the New Year, and now it's up to the house to vote on the deal, which will most likely happen by Wednesday. The measure cleared the Senate on an 89-8 vote, hours after V.P. Joe Biden and Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell sealed a deal.

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British Bank Accused Of Hiding Iranian Transactions

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Standard Chartered Bank's New York office is accused of laundering up to $250 billion in Iranian funds over the past decade. The bank isn't well known in the U.S. but it does a huge amount of business in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Obama's Budget To Invest In Community Colleges

Monday, February 13, 2012

The Obama administration officially lays out its economic blueprint for the next fiscal year on Monday. He'll announce the 2013 budget at Northern Virginia Community College, where he'll push for more investment in community colleges and job training.

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Syrian Forces Storm Rebellious Areas Near Damascus

Monday, January 30, 2012

Fighting in Syria has intensified within a few miles of the capital city. Damascus has remained under firm government control but in the suburbs, the army has sent in tanks to retake areas that had been under the effective control of rebels. Activists inside Syria say more than 60 people have died in the past day.

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Steve Inskeep on Life and Death in Karachi

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition, discusses how migration of the past few decades has transformed Karachi, Pakistan, the largest city whose stability is a vital security concern of the United States. Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi looks at the perils and possibilities of rapidly growing metropolises all around the world.

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