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Prosecutors In Boston Marathon Bombing To Wrap Up Their Case

Monday, March 30, 2015

Emotional testimony is expected before the government rests its case against admitted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The defense team's goal is to convince at least 1 juror that he doesn't deserve to die.
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In New York's Multinational Astoria, Diversity Is Key To Harmony

Monday, March 30, 2015

The neighborhood in Queens has become a kind of urban United Nations, with people from 100 countries living there. The more diverse it becomes, the better its residents appear to get along.
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Congressional Panels Probe Opiate Prescriptions At Wis. VA Hospital

Monday, March 30, 2015

Two congressional committees travel to the town of Tomah, Wis., on Monday to hold a hearing on the VA hospital there. The hospital has been singled out for over prescribing opiates to vets.
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Iran Nuclear Talks Bog Down As Tuesday Deadline Approaches

Monday, March 30, 2015

Talks aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program to peaceful purposes continue. An Iranian negotiator is quoted as rejecting the idea that Iran would ship some of its nuclear fuel out of the country.
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Yemenis Pay The Price For Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saudi-led airstrikes continue in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. And as usual, there was no warning. Residents worry that soon the battle will move from the sky to Yemen's soil.
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Open Cases: Why One-Third Of Murders In America Go Unresolved

Monday, March 30, 2015

Police today are identifying fewer murder suspects than they did a generation ago. One criminologist says that may be because departments are more focused on preventing crimes than on making arrests.
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Employers And Insurers Gain Control In Workers' Compensation Disputes

Monday, March 30, 2015

In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.
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With So Much Oil Flowing, U.S. May Be Reaching Storage Limits

Monday, March 30, 2015

Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
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Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado

Monday, March 30, 2015

There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains โ€” in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.
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Sure, Use A Treadmill Desk โ€” But You Still Need To Exercise

Monday, March 30, 2015

Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.
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Compression Clothing: Not The Magic Bullet For Performance

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tight elasticized socks, sleeves and T-shirts supposedly make you a better athlete. But alas, science is pouring some cold water on those alluring claims.
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Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

Friday, March 27, 2015

While police in Fairfield, Maine, were searching for a supsect, he was posting on Snapchat. A friend told police where he was hiding, according to the Morning Sentinel.
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Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

Friday, March 27, 2015

In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes are battling for the title of the worst in the league. The loser would get better odds of landing a top draft pick.
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Evaluating Whether It's Time To Cut The Cord

Friday, March 27, 2015

Several big media companies recently announced new ways to bring TV over the Internet. For example, HBO's streaming service, Sony's PlayStation Vue and a rumored service from Apple.
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Is There Evidence That Yemeni Rebels are Backed By Iran?

Friday, March 27, 2015

To find out, Steve Inskeep talks to Robin Wright, a contributor to The New Yorker and a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute Of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center.
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Air War In Yemen May Come At The Expense of Coalition Against ISIS

Friday, March 27, 2015

Most of the members of the coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen, are also members of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria that's been waging an air campaign against the self-styled Islamic State.
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Examining Right-To-Work Laws Impact On Income And Economic Growth

Friday, March 27, 2015

Last week, Morning Edition aired a piece about right-to-work laws in Kentucky. To clarify some assertions made in the piece, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution.
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Displaced Voters Pose A Challenge To Nigeria's Presidential Election

Friday, March 27, 2015

More than a million people have been displaced by Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria. Many of them are voters. Will they be able to cast ballots in Saturday's presidential elections?
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Alps Crash Has Aviation Officials Reconsidering Safety Protocols

Friday, March 27, 2015

Investigators in the Germanwings crash are piecing together info from the cockpit voice recorder to try to draw conclusions about the crash's cause. The search continues for the flight data recorder.
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Senators Endure Vote-A-Rama With Coping Mechanisms

Friday, March 27, 2015

As they do every time the Senate takes up a budget resolution, senators spend hours voting on proposals they want to add to the document, which isn't technically a budget but a vision statement.
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