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Possible GOP Presidential Candidates Woo Iowa

Monday, January 26, 2015

The 2016 Iowa caucuses are a year away. On Saturday, a long list of potential candidates showed up at a political forum in Des Moines to begin courting the state's most conservative GOP activists.
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Baseball Hall Of Fame Legend Ernie Banks Dies At 83

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Chicago Cubs slugger was affectionately called "Mr. Cub" and "Mr. Sunshine." He spoke about his life in baseball with Steve Inskeep. (This piece initially aired Oct. 13, 2009 on Morning Edition).
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Argentinians Doubt Prosecutor's Death Was Suicide

Monday, January 26, 2015

Rumors are rampant that the death of Alberto Nisman had something to do with alleged government wrongdoing related to the investigation of a terror attack in the 1990s.
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Guinea Cleric Demands Safer Burials To Stop Ebola's Spread

Monday, January 26, 2015

Efforts to alter customs have been stymied by fear and suspicion surrounding the disease. In Guinea's third-largest city Kindia, the Grand Imam is trying to galvanize people to adopt best practices.
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Weekend Shelling Kills 30 People In Eastern Ukraine

Monday, January 26, 2015

Steve Inskeep talks to Shaun Walker, Moscow bureau chief for The Guardian, who is covering renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine. The latest shelling killed 30 people in the port city of Mariupol.
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Obama Honored As Chief Guest At India's Republic Day Festivities

Monday, January 26, 2015

Republic Day is marked with a colorful parade and coincides this year with President Obama's visit to India. It was raining but that didn't dampen the spirits of the 125,000 Indians who showed up.
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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

Monday, January 26, 2015

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.
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Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Monday, January 26, 2015

Football is the most watched sport in America โ€” and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.
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High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

Monday, January 26, 2015

Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?
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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

Monday, January 26, 2015

A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's bloodstream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amniocentesis, but it doesn't tell as much about fetal health.
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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
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Soccer Player Suspended For Making Calls During Match

Friday, January 23, 2015

In Ukraine, a pro soccer player for the other team said he'd watch as his opponent got the phone out from time to time, called someone and conversed. The calls didn't help, that team lost 2-1.
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What Is ... 'Morning Edition'?

Friday, January 23, 2015

This was a Daily Double answer on Jeopardy: "Steve Inskeep and David Greene host this show in the A.M. in D.C.; Renee Montagne not far from us here, in Culver City."
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American Millennial Missionary In Guinea Isn't Scared Off By Ebola

Friday, January 23, 2015

Luke Whitworth, 23, came to Guinea from South Carolina 13 months ago. That's when the outbreak there began. His sponsoring group gave him the option to leave โ€” but he's determined to stay.
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Flexible Income Opportunity Helps Cities Warm To Uber, Study Says

Friday, January 23, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe about his new job as vice president of strategy and policy for the ride-hailing service Uber.
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Republicans In Congress Need Strong Ideas, Ohio Governor Says

Friday, January 23, 2015

John Kasich is on a tour of Western states promoting balanced budget amendments. Steve Inskeep talks to Kasich about how the GOP is trying to reach out to low and middle-income Americans.
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House Approves Measure That Would Bar Federal Funding For Abortions

Friday, January 23, 2015

A revolt by Republican women threw a monkey wrench into plans by House GOP leadership to pass a 20-week abortion ban to coincide with the annual march in Washington protesting the Roe v Wade decision.
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Why NFL Teams Should Reconsider Giving Coaches The Heave-Ho

Friday, January 23, 2015

Research finds the systematic elimination of losing coaches by NFL teams generally leads to weaker performance among those teams in the following few years.
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Greeks Doubtful Election Will Speed Economic Recovery

Friday, January 23, 2015

Greeks go to the polls this Sunday in early parliamentary elections. An anti-bailout leftist party is leading in the polls, but the election could still end in deadlock.
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More Talks With Cuba Are Needed To Repair Broken Relations

Friday, January 23, 2015

Two days of historic talks in Havana between U.S. and Cuban diplomats ended with both sides expressing the will to continue to talk. Major obstacles still exist in the effort to normalize relations.
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