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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 — 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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Yemen's Political Crisis Deepens After Government Resigns

Friday, January 23, 2015

Resignations by the president and his Cabinet after rebels took control of much of the capital have compounded the political crisis. David Greene talks to Yara Bayoumy, a correspondent for Reuters.

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Who Are The Houthis Of Yemen?

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Houthis have burst onto the scene in recent months and effectively taken control of the capital, Sanaa. Members espouse an offshoot of Shiite Islam and are now a major force in a volatile country.

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Questions Over Prosecutor's Death Envelop Argentina

Friday, January 23, 2015

Alberto Nisman was investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. He was found dead in his apartment on Sunday. David Greene talks to journalist Jonathan Gilbert.

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Will 'Deflategate' Let The Air Out Of Super Bowl Hype?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Football talk hasn't really focused on the Super Bowl yet. Instead, all eyes are on the New England Patriots who are accused of deflating footballs in their playoff game with Indianapolis.

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After Son's Death, Marine's Parents Grow Close To His Platoon

Friday, January 23, 2015

The mother of a Marine killed in Iraq talks with a member of her son's platoon about being a part of an extended military family. (This story first aired on Oct. 25, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).

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Saudi Arabia's King Abullah Dies At 90

Friday, January 23, 2015

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has died. He was born before Saudi Arabia was even a country. David Greene talks to journalist and author Thomas Lippman about the king's death.

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'Red Army' Profiles How Cold War Played Out On Ice

Friday, January 23, 2015

The new documentary is not a film about Soviet-era military machines. It is the story of the legendary Soviet hockey team of the 1970s and 80s — one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports.

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A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click

Friday, January 23, 2015

Blind since birth, Julee-anne Bell learned to get by better on her own with echolocation, a method explored in this week's Invisibilia. But along the way, she found that independence came with costs.

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Obama's Big Bid To Change Sick-Leave Laws May Hinge On Small Business

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The president's call for mandatory paid sick days starred in his State of the Union address. But forget the big speech: It may be small businesses — and state lawmakers — that decide this debate.

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European Central Bank Launches Stimulus Plan

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The ECB will begin buying up eurozone member government bonds in a bid to stimulate Europe's flagging economy. America's Federal Reserve had a similar program that aided recovery from its 2008 crisis.

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Pro Golfer Brooke Pancake Signs Deal With Waffle House

Thursday, January 22, 2015

When asked about details of her contract, Brooke Pancake, 24, couldn't say exactly how much Waffle House was paying her — but she's definitely bringing home the bacon.

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