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Storm Clouds Delay SpaceX Spacecraft Launch

Monday, April 13, 2015

The rocket will carry supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX hopes to land the reusable rocket on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

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7 Things You Should Know About Marco Rubio

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Florida senator got his start on the Bob Dole presidential campaign and was once Mormon. Here's what else you might not know.

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I Learned The Hard Way That Concussion Isn't Just For The Young

Monday, April 13, 2015

We hear a lot about concussion and kids, but older adults are even more vulnerable to traumatic brain injury. A slip in the kitchen leads one man down the rabbit hole with no clear path out.

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Morning Edition

Waiting Reporters Receive Pizzas From Hillary Clinton Team

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton's presidential announcement was long awaited. It also involved a long wait for reporters staked out in front of her campaign headquarters.

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Morning Edition

Police In Rural Washington State Find Stolen Cabin

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Hempel family would visit their cabin every few weeks. It was the perfect getaway — until someone took the cabin off its foundation. Police received a tip on where they could find the cabin.

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Morning Edition

Marco Rubio Expected To Announce Presidential Bid

Monday, April 13, 2015

Miami will be the scene of another expected presidential announcement. Sen. Marco Rubio is set to announce he's running for the GOP presidential nomination on Monday.

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Morning Edition

NHL Aims To Include More Minority Players To Expand Fan Base

Monday, April 13, 2015

The National Hockey League is by far the least diverse of the four major pro sports leagues in the U.S. The numbers of minority players is on the rise, but barriers still remain.

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Morning Edition

1912 Tree Helps Park Service Determine Cherry Blossoms' Peak

Monday, April 13, 2015

Tens of thousands of people were in Washington, D.C. to enjoy an explosion of pink and white. The National Cherry Blossom Festival wrapped up on Sunday just as the blossoms were hitting their peak.

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Morning Edition

SuperPACS Are Back And They Are More Powerful Than Ever

Monday, April 13, 2015

Presidential campaign donors can give as much as they want to superPACs. These groups aren't officially affiliated with the candidate, but they're changing the nature of presidential campaigns.

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Morning Edition

2016 Presidential Field Expands; Obama Returns From Americas Summit

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hillary Clinton has made it official: she's running for president in 2016. Sen. Marco Rubio is set to announce his presidential plans Monday. In Panama, leaders wrapped up the Summit of the Americas.

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Morning Edition

21-Year-Old Jordan Spieth Wins Masters Golf Tournament

Monday, April 13, 2015

Jordan Spieth was in the lead after every round in the tournament — a feat last achieved in 1976. David Greene talks to Christine Brennan, sports columnist with USA Today.

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All Things Considered

Rubio's Path To The Nomination, And 3 Obstacles In His Way

Monday, April 13, 2015

The junior Republican senator from Florida is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths — but also some hurdles to overcome.

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Morning Edition

What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

Monday, April 13, 2015

Across the United States, there has been a sea change in public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage. But that's not the whole story — as NPR's David Greene found on a trip to North Dakota.

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Morning Edition

Why Some Doctors Hesitate To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

Monday, April 13, 2015

Medicare now pays for some long-term smokers to get an annual test. These scans could save thousands of lives each year, but some doctors still worry risks outweigh benefits.

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For Some Superstorm Sandy Victims, The Government Wants Its Money Back

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is demanding that more than 3,600 people pay back almost $24 million in disaster grants they were given years ago in error.

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In Pennsylvania, Employment Booms Amid Oil And Natural Gas Bust

Monday, April 13, 2015

While lower oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they've led to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.

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All Things Considered

Discovery Gives New Ending To A Death At The Civil War's Close

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hannah Reynolds, a slave, was the only civilian killed in the Battle of Appomattox Court House during the Civil War. A new discovery suggests, contrary to earlier belief, that she died a free woman.

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All Things Considered

20 Years Later, Sabotage Of Amtrak's Sunset Limited Still A Mystery

Sunday, April 12, 2015

In October 1995, a passenger train was bound for Los Angeles. But it never reached its destination. The train derailed in the Arizona desert, killing one and injuring dozens — and it was no accident.

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All Things Considered

I Saw The All-Stars Of Our Generation Honor Allen Ginsberg's 'Howl'

Sunday, April 12, 2015

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Ginsberg's once-controversial poem. A group of musicians and actors put on a show in Los Angeles this week in celebration of Ginsberg and his iconic poem.

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Morning Edition

Hillary Clinton, Polarizing Or Misunderstood, Jumps Into Race For President

Sunday, April 12, 2015

As Clinton launches into her second presidential campaign, she'll be reintroducing herself to voters who largely think they have her figured out.

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