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2 Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

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LA's Mountain Lion Is A Solitary Cat With A Knack For Travel

Sunday, April 19, 2015

A puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him thinks it fits just right.

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'This Is Going To Be Too Hard': Keeping Kids From Using Pot

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Once a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs.

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Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.

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Jon Krakauer Tells A 'Depressingly Typical' Story Of College Town Rapes

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Krakauer's Missoula looks at stories of women who have been sexually assaulted by people they know. He says rape is unlike other crimes because in other crimes, "the victim isn't assumed to be lying."

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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.

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All Things Considered

Rules For No-Fly List Disclosures Get An Update

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status.

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Morning Edition

Art From Japanese-American Internment Camps Saved From Auction Block

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Artworks by Japanese-Americans wrongfully imprisoned in World War II internment camps won't be sold to the highest bidder. The move came after protests from descendants of the internees.

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Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town

Saturday, April 18, 2015

With the presidential campaign season already underway, NPR's Linda Wertheimer has a hot tip for swing state voters feeling besieged: Rent your house to a political operative and take a vacation.

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Scenes From This Week's #BlackLivesMatter Protest In New York

Saturday, April 18, 2015

NPR's Ryan Kailath observed the day's rally in New York's Union Square, and spoke with several of the hundreds of protesters and passers-by.

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20 Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Fight Stigmas

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing.

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Brooklyn Brewery Dares Diners To Eat Like Dutch Settlers

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Pass the salt pork! A brewery in New York took diners back in time with local dishes from the 1650s. That means a lot of venison, sumac, fried dough and — don't worry — beer.

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Why Water Markets Might Work In California

Saturday, April 18, 2015

When Australia suffered a drought in the 2000s, it set up markets to trade water rights. NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks McKenzie Funk whether water markets could help California.

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The Cat-And-Mouse Game Of The Great Clinton Chase, Iowa Edition

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton's campaign went to great lengths to keep her events in Iowa this week intimate. That's easier said than done when the candidate is one of the world's most famous politicians.

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A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan

Friday, April 17, 2015

A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the president can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.

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Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Asphyxiation For Executions

Friday, April 17, 2015

The new method was proposed after the botched execution by lethal injection last year of an Oklahoma inmate.

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First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

Friday, April 17, 2015

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.

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All Things Considered

'Star Wars' Fans Gear Up For New Film At Convention

Friday, April 17, 2015

Star Wars fans are gathering this week for the annual Star Wars Celebration fan convention in Anaheim, Calif.

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All Things Considered

Actors' Equity Minimum Wage Proposal Could Threaten LA's Small Theaters

Friday, April 17, 2015

Actors' Equity Theater members are set to vote on whether to require small theaters in Los Angeles to pay equity minimum wage. But some actors say this could force cash-strapped theaters to close.

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