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3D Printers Are Changing The Way People Think About Manufacturing

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

At the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, the future of manufacturing is taking shape. At the lab, 3D printers offer some unique design opportunities as well as interesting challenges.
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ISIS' Peer-To-Peer Recruiting Style Concerns U.S. Authorities

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Federal authorities in Minnesota announced that six young Somali-Americans had been arrested for attempting to travel to Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.
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Celebrated Afghan Writer Recalls Kabul Of Decades Ago

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to journalist Mujib Mashal about his story in The New York Times on Rahnaward Zaryab, a celebrated Afghan novelist, who's work flowered when Afghanistan was peaceful.
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Universities Target MBA Programs Toward Professional Athletes

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Pro football players can earn tens of millions of dollars in a career. Some schools are now catering to current and former athletes to show them how best to manage their money after they stop playing.
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Ariz. Sheriff Who's Tough On Illegal Immigration Faces Contempt Hearing

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy have acknowledged violating a federal judge's orders in a racial profiling lawsuit. A hearing begins to determine the extent of the violations.
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Sad And Smelly: Massive Fish Die-Off At Rio's 2016 Olympic Site

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

More than 50 tons of dead fish have been removed from a Rio de Janeiro lagoon slated to host Olympic events. Specialists blame algae blooms but water quality has been a concern for Olympic organizers.
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Immigrants Flee South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is blamed for stoking the violence by describing immigrants as lice that must be removed. But in a speech Monday, he described the attacks on immigrants as vile.
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Stories Behind This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winners

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Among the 22 winners were newspapers large and small. We report on three of the stories behind the winning coverage.
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White House Pushes For Fast-Track Trade Authority

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.
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Construction Of Giant Telescope In Hawaii Draws Natives' Ire

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Hawaii, a battle is going on over the future of a mountaintop. Native Hawaiians say it's sacred ground, but astronomers say it's the best place in the world to build an 18-story telescope.
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Solar Power Makes Electricity More Accessible On Navajo Reservation

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The panels, funded by government grants, are helping thousands of tribal residents take advantage of the everyday luxuries enjoyed by other Americans — like turning on lights or storing food.
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What's At Stake If Supreme Court Eliminates Your Obamacare Subsidy

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Each state has its own stories. In Louisiana, nearly 200,000 people signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov, and about 90 percent now get subsidies. What if that help goes away?
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Palm Oil Plantations Are Blamed For Many Evils. But Change Is Coming

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Indonesia, efforts are underway to grow palms in a sustainable way. But that's putting a squeeze on small farmers.
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National Guard Seeks New Mission After War

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Indiana's National Guard is fighting to stay relevant after the base has quieted dramatically now that troops have come home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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No Demons, No Angels: Attica Locke Aims For Black Characters Who Are Human

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In her new novel, Pleasantville, and on TV's Empire, Locke does her best to avoid simple stories. "You do some good stuff and you do some bad stuff," she says. "We exist in the middle."
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Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help

Monday, April 20, 2015

Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house — cries they thought were people trapped inside. Luckily for the parrots, they had been trained to cry for help in an emergency.
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Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First

Monday, April 20, 2015

Pitcher Jon Lester caught a ground ball but it got stuck in the webbing of his glove — he couldn't throw the ball. Finally, he threw the entire glove to the first baseman, who caught it for the out.
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Ringo Starr Makes Second Appearance Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Monday, April 20, 2015

On Saturday, Ringo Starr became the last of The Beatles to get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his solo work. At the ceremony in Cleveland, Ringo got a little help from an old friend.
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Italy Calls On EU To Act After Migrants Drown In Mediterranean

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hundreds of migrants are believed dead after a smugglers' boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the Libyan coast. Pressure is growing on EU leaders to prevent such tragedies.
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New York Teen Gets Accepted To All Ivy League Schools

Monday, April 20, 2015

High school senior Harold Ekeh plans to go to college. He applied to 13 schools — including 8 Ivy League schools. He got into all of them. His family moved to the U.S. from Nigeria when he was eight.
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