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BuzzFeed Deleted Stories After Complaints From Advertisers

Monday, April 20, 2015

In a memo to staff, editor in chief Ben Smith acknowledged that the site had deleted more than 1,000 posts — three of them after complaints from advertisers. Gawker first reported on the deletions.

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Ethiopia's Desisa Wins Boston Marathon; Kenya's Rotich First Among Women

Monday, April 20, 2015

Yemane Adhane Tsegay, also of Ethiopia, finished second in the men's elite division; Kenyan Wilson Chebet finished third. Dathan Ritzenhein, who came seventh, was the highest-placed American.

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Morning Edition

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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Morning Edition

Weighing A Presidential Bid, O'Malley Cites Differences With Clinton

Monday, April 20, 2015

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is weighing a presidential bid. He talks to Steve Inskeep about what it would take to defeat the biggest Democratic name in the field — his friend Hillary Clinton.

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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Martin O'Malley

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Morning Edition

O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

Monday, April 20, 2015

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.

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Morning Edition

Anti-Test 'Opt-Out' Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

Monday, April 20, 2015

Activists say that about 175,000 students refused to take federally mandated tests last week.

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Morning Edition

Social Media Can Help Track Tornadoes, But Was That Tweet Real?

Monday, April 20, 2015

Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.

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Morning Edition

Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too

Monday, April 20, 2015

You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.

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Morning Edition

5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

Monday, April 20, 2015

The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound.

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Morning Edition

FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test

Monday, April 20, 2015

Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.

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Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan's attack and the media frenzy is just so American.

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All Things Considered

Murrah Building Bombing Prompted Oklahoma City's Downtown Revival

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Oklahoma City's decaying downtown has changed into a thriving entertainment district over the past 20 years. A former city official says the bombing sharpened the city's desire to revitalize the area.

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All Things Considered

Remembering The Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years Later

Sunday, April 19, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center about the bombing and the threat of domestic terrorism today.

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All Things Considered

Boston Marathon Bombing Bystander, Injured In Blast, Runs Again

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.

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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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