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StuckInYemen.com Website Offers To Help Americans Trapped In Yemen

Monday, April 06, 2015

The site was created after Arab-American advocacy groups began to hear from U.S. citizens stuck in Yemen. The groups are pushing the U.S. government to step in and help those who are unable to leave.

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Opening Day: Baseball Season Starts In Earnest

Monday, April 06, 2015

In 204 days, two teams will face off in the World Series. Until then, fans can dream about their team winning it all, as Major League Baseball's season gets going.

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Fraternity Named In Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story To Sue Magazine

Monday, April 06, 2015

Phi Kappa Psi's planned move comes after an independent review found "collective fault" led to the magazine's story about a young woman who said she was gang raped at the University of Virginia.

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Judge Allows N.Y. Woman To Serve Divorce Notice Using Facebook

Monday, April 06, 2015

Attempts by Ellanora Biadoo to reach her husband, Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku, were unsuccessful. But he has kept in touch exclusively via phone and Facebook.

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Boston Bombing: In Closing Arguments, Contrasting Images Of Tsarnaev

Monday, April 06, 2015

The prosecutor said the attack was a "cold, calculated terrorist act" carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. His defense argued there would have been no bombing without Tsarnaev's older brother.

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Report: Jeb Bush Self-Identified As Hispanic On Voter Application In '09

Monday, April 06, 2015

The former Florida governor and likely GOP presidential candidate, in a tweet, responded to his son's playful mocking of the claim with: "My mistake! Don't think I've fooled anyone!"

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NCAA Men's Final: Wisconsin And Duke Play For It All Monday Night

Monday, April 06, 2015

For Wisconsin, a win would bring its first title since 1941. Perennial power Duke last won it all in 2010. The game will tip off at 9:18 p.m. ET.

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All Things Considered

Connecticut, Notre Dame Will Meet In Women's Championship Game

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Basketball powerhouse UConn has a chance at their 10th title after beating Maryland 81-58. They'll meet Notre Dame, who defeated South Carolina by one point earlier Sunday, in Tuesday's finals.

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Morning Edition

Report On Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story Cites 'Systematic Failing'

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The now-retracted 2014 article on campus rape, according to a report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, involved errors made at "basically every level of the newsroom."

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All Things Considered

Netanyahu: 'I'm Not Trying To Kill Any Deal' With Iran

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.

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Kentucky Falls Short Of Perfect: Wisconsin To Face Duke At Championship

Saturday, April 04, 2015

The Badgers bested the Wildcats in a 71-64 Final Four victory Saturday, ending Kentucky's unbeaten season. Wisconsin advances to meet the Duke Blue Devils in Monday's final game.

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Owner Of 'Revenge Porn' Site Sentenced To 18 Years In Jail

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Kevin Bollaert who ran a site allowing people to anonymously post nude photos of others and then charged the victims to have them removed, was convicted of identity theft and extortion.

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In Kentucky, Rescuers Scramble To Reach People Trapped By Flash Floods

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Heavy rains on Thursday and Friday in the state triggered flooding, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.

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Brief Eclipse Dazzles Skywatchers

Saturday, April 04, 2015

The third in a set of four lunar eclipses that began a year ago and will finish in late September could be seen from the U.S. East Coast to Asia.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

411: One-Way Trip to Mars, Part Two

Friday, April 03, 2015

Last week, we spoke to Mars One finalist Chris Patil about why he wants to be part of the first human settlement on the red planet. But how would the astronauts melt ice for water, grow enough food to sustain life, or deal with the crucial issue of spare parts? In part two of our series, we interview three MIT scientists who have done a feasibility study of the Mars One project to determine the risks of sending astronauts like Chris to Mars. Gadget Guru Lisa McManus reviews electric juicers, and we’ll be tasting wine with expert Stephen Meuse. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make perfect scrambled eggs every time. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions.

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Sarah Brady, Gun Control Activist, Widow Of James Brady, Dies

Friday, April 03, 2015

Brady, whose work helped pass the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, died of pneumonia on Friday. She was 73.

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#NPRreads: Obsessing Over A Murder And The Times' Man In Tehran

Friday, April 03, 2015

This week, we go old school with an excerpt from the book Visiting Hours and then we cheat and go new school pointing to a New York Times video series about Tehran.

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BackStory

A Big Tent

Friday, April 03, 2015

With the American History Guys

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All Things Considered

Energy Secretary: Iran Deal Blocks All Paths Toward Nuclear Bomb

Friday, April 03, 2015

In an interview with NPR, Ernest Moniz says the deal has expanded the time it would take Iran to make a bomb significantly — from two months to a year.

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Get Ready For The Third Installment In The Lunar Eclipse Tetrad

Friday, April 03, 2015

Weather permitting, a "blood moon" eclipse — the penultimate in a four-eclipse cycle — can be seen in its totality by those living on the U.S West Coast.

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