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Target CEO Out After Data Breach, Canadian Expansion Misstep

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

After 35 years with the company, Greg Steinhafel is stepping down. His career will be marred by a huge breach of customer data. The hacking scandal wasn't the only factor that led to the shakeup.

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Morning Edition

Can Student Journalists Ban 'Redskins' From Their School Paper?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A Pennsylvania school board will decide this month whether students are allowed to ban "Redskins" from their paper. Student editors say it's a racist term and are ready to bring the case to court.

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Morning Edition

Richmond, Va., Wrangling Over Future Of Historic Slave Trade Site

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

More than 300,000 African and African-American slaves were sold in Shockoe Bottom. Today, residents and city officials are debating how to preserve the area: Memorial or stadium and museum?

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Morning Edition

Drought-Stricken Texas Town Turns To Toilets For Water

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Wichita Falls may soon be one of the first cities in the nation where half the drinking water comes directly from wastewater. It will save water, but some residents find the process tough to swallow.

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Morning Edition

Monterey Bay An 'Ocean Buffet Open For Business' This Spring

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Thanks to upwelling, an influx of marine and wildlife is taking place in one of the world's largest underwater canyons in California.

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Morning Edition

GOP Softens Its Edge In An Attempt To Appeal To Women

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The GOP knows it has a problem with women. But is it tone or issues? And what can Republicans do to woo more women without alienating their he-man base?

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USGS: Okla. At Increased Risk Of 'Damaging Quake'

Monday, May 05, 2014

The U.S. Geological Survey and its state counterpart issued a joint statement saying magnitude-3.0 temblors had increased by 50 percent since October.

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More Health Insurance Equals Fewer Deaths In Massachusetts

Monday, May 05, 2014

The state's death rate declined in the four years after Massachusetts passed a law requiring health insurance. The state's minority residents posted the biggest gains in life expectancy.

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All Things Considered

Yeezy Or The Bard: Who's The Best Wordsmith In Hip-Hop?

Monday, May 05, 2014

A data scientist pitted rappers against Shakespeare to see who had the more extensive vocabulary. But he says he isn't trying to make some sweeping statement about the lyrical prowess of hip-hop.

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All Things Considered

Failure Of Steel D-Ring May Have Caused Circus Accident

Monday, May 05, 2014

Eleven people, including nine acrobats, were injured on Sunday in Providence, R.I., when support equipment failed and the performers fell to the ground.

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All Things Considered

Drone Journalism Can't Fully Take Flight Until Regulators Act

Monday, May 05, 2014

Unmanned aircraft offer spectacular bird's-eye views, and news organizations are eager to deploy them to get that perspective. But U.S. regulators currently prohibit drone use for commercial purposes.

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Colorado Redraws Insurance Map To Cut Sky-High Ski-Town Rates

Monday, May 05, 2014

The Affordable Care Act sets a lot of limits on what insurers can do. They can't charge sick people more, for instance. But one thing that still counts is location, location, location.

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Teen's App Helps Pay Family's Bills

Monday, May 05, 2014

Seventeen-year-old entrepreneur Michael Sayman took center stage at Facebook's conference for developers. He talks about how he got into tech and developed his popular 4SNAPS app.

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How A Disgraced Reporter Tested The Public's Trust In Journalism

Monday, May 05, 2014

New York Times rising star Jayson Blair was busted in spring 2003 for plagiarizing and making up stories. Filmmaker Samantha Grant's new documentary, A Fragile Trust, sheds light on the scandal.

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Post-Sept. 11 Hate Crime Reveals A 'Hurting' America

Monday, May 05, 2014

In his new book The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, journalist Anand Giridharadas follows both the victim and the perpetrator of a brutal crime after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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#BringBackOurGirls Reaches Activists Around The World

Monday, May 05, 2014

Nigerians are turning to social media to demand the safe return of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. Human rights activist Nicole Lee discusses how Twitter has helped keep the focus on the crisis.

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Morning Edition

After Decades, A University By And For Latinos Will Shut Its Doors

Monday, May 05, 2014

National Hispanic University's founders wanted a bilingual, bicultural environment with smaller class sizes to serve first generation college students.

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Morning Edition

Divers Explore North Atlantic Shipwreck

Monday, May 05, 2014

Mort Raphelson, 92, was on that ship 70 years ago when it was sunk by a German U-boat. Divers presented him with two bowls recovered from the wreck.

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You Love Pinterest. Find Out Why The Police Do, Too

Monday, May 05, 2014

Cops worldwide are getting savvy about social media, branching out beyond Facebook to solve everything from murder cases to thefts.

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Morning Edition

Senate May Bypass White House And Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Monday, May 05, 2014

The Senate is expected to vote soon on the controversial pipeline. Supporters introduced the bill after the White House put its approval process on hold indefinitely because of a legal dispute.

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