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Clinton, White House Play Delicate Dance As Emails Await Release

Friday, March 06, 2015

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

Friday, March 06, 2015

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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Dresden Anti-Immigration Protests Cause Tension In Muslim Community

Friday, March 06, 2015

The German city of Dresden was at the center of large anti-immigration protests for months. Members of the city's Muslim community live with the tension caused by the protests.

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Russian Democracy Activist Says Nemtsov's Death A Major Turning Point

Friday, March 06, 2015

The murder of high-profile Russian democracy activist Boris Nemtsov has sent a chill through the Russian pro-democracy movement, says Leonid Gozman. The longtime reform proponent tells NPR's Melissa Block he sees Nemtsov's death last week as a major turning point.

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Week In Politics: Clinton Emails, Ferguson Police Department Report

Friday, March 06, 2015

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for the National Review and columnist for Bloomberg View. They discuss Hillary Clinton's private email server, the Affordable Care Act arguments in the Supreme Court and the Justice Department report on the Ferguson Police Department.

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Pacquiao, Mayweather Fight Sparks Hopes Of Boxing Revival

Friday, March 06, 2015

Boxing's hold on American sports fans has waned over the years, but there's a movement to recapture mass interest. Hoping to capitalize on buzz from the upcoming super bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on May 2, NBC is launching bouts to be broadcast on Saturdays.

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Boston Less Than 2 Inches Away From Breaking Snowfall Record

Friday, March 06, 2015

Bostonians have experienced lots of misery this winter but no satisfaction of having endured something for the record books. As of Friday, they are 1.9 inches away from the 1995-1996 record.

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'Merchants Of Doubt' Explores Work Of Climate Change Deniers

Friday, March 06, 2015

NPR's Melissa Block speaks to director Robert Kenner about his documentary, "Merchants of Doubt," which examines the work of climate change skeptics and their campaign to sway public opinion.

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Justice Department To File Corruption Charges Against Sen. Menendez

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Justice Department plans to file corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., alleging that he did political favors for a friend and donor.

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Saying Goodbye To A Manhattan Classical Music Mecca

Friday, March 06, 2015

The last store in Manhattan devoted exclusively to classical sheet music is closing its doors today — having been lapped by online retailers and free file sharing.

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Iditarod's Top Dogs Will Brave New Twists

Friday, March 06, 2015

In the already challenging sled dog race, there's been a change in the normal route due to warm weather. The strongest veteran mushers size up their strengths that have prepared them to compete.

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Albert Maysles, Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker, Dies

Friday, March 06, 2015

Albert Maysles, a documentary filmmaker behind the films "Gimme Shelter" and "Grey Gardens" died Thursday at the age of 88. He was one of the fathers of what was called "direct cinema."

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'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Stays True To Its Name

Friday, March 06, 2015

Maggie Smith and Judi Dench reunite in Jaipur, India, for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which came to theaters Friday.

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System For Reporting Police Killings Unreliable, Study Finds

Friday, March 06, 2015

A new Bureau of Justice Statistics study confirms that the annual count of people killed by police in America is low. Analysis shows that the true number is probably twice as high as officially reported, but there's still no reliable system to keep track of it.

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Obama Returns To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Historic March

Friday, March 06, 2015

The president will speak in Selma, Ala., on Saturday, a half-century after civil rights marchers were beaten and tear-gassed by state troopers.

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For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

Friday, March 06, 2015

In India, many widows largely vanish from mainstream society as dictated by tradition. But when it comes to Holi, the spring festival of colors, some widows come out to join the celebration.

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Germans Open Their Homes To Refugee Roommates

Friday, March 06, 2015

A flood of refugees in Germany has strained resources, particularly housing. A website has signed up hundreds of Germans willing to have the newcomers come and live with them.

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Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.

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Many Question Lack Of Plea Deal In Boston Bombing Case

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The dramatic admission of guilt by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team in its opening statement Wednesday has generated questions about the trial now underway.

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Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A new poll shows that fewer young people see gender as limited to female and male. Youth Radio reporter Nanette Thompson talks with two students about their experiences at school.

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