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Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.

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In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

Saturday, May 02, 2015

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

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Getting To Know The Real Story Was Key To Broadway's 'King And I' Revival

Saturday, May 02, 2015

The musical's heroine was inspired by an English-Indian governess who really did travel to the king of Siam's court. The revival, directed by Bartlett Sher, has received nine Tony nominations.

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Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

Saturday, May 02, 2015

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

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Grade-Skippers: Where Are They Now?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Earlier this week, we reported on "acceleration": jumping ahead by either skipping a grade or entering kindergarten early. We asked if any of you had done it ... and how it all turned out.

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Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Has A Baby Girl

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Just hours after she checked into the hospital in early labor, the Duchess of Cambridge delivered her second baby.

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Can You Spot The Fake Fragonard?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

A London gallery has asked visitors to spot the single fake, produced for about $100 in China, and displayed among its priceless collection. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on what makes art valuable.

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At 81, The Man Behind Big Bird Sees 'No Reason To Quit'

Saturday, May 02, 2015

"It's an awfully good job," Caroll Spinney says, of the more than 40 years he has spent on Sesame Street. A new documentary tells the story of the octogenarian man playing a 6-year-old bird.

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You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention โ€” but it could backfire.

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3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future

Saturday, May 02, 2015

You just can't stick a modern mouthpiece on an antique saxophone and get the right sound. The answer could be in the lab.

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Timeline: What We Know About The Freddie Gray Arrest

Friday, May 01, 2015

Based on witness testimony and what police and the Baltimore state's attorney have said, multiple officers allegedly failed over and over to provide medical attention to Gray.

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12 Motivational Moments With An Ohio Republican. No, Really

Friday, May 01, 2015

From Croatians and chocolate cake to Taylor Swift and Iran, Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich, considering a run for president, weighed in on the issues of the day. He even peppered in advice from his mother.

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Show Us The Aid: Anger In An Ancient Nepali Town

Friday, May 01, 2015

Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.

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Law Enforcement Reacts To Baltimore Officer Criminal Charges

Friday, May 01, 2015

Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.

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A Man Said To Be Ebola-Free Could Still Infect A Partner During Sex

Friday, May 01, 2015

A new report says a woman in Liberia very likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.

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The Annual Shareholders' Meeting Will Now Come To Order Online

Friday, May 01, 2015

The tradition of the annual meeting is gradually changing. Some firms have replaced the face-to-face meeting with a virtual one. But some investors still want to look the CEO in the eye.

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Ahead Of The Kentucky Derby, 5 Absurd Rules For Naming Racehorses

Friday, May 01, 2015

"Ocho Ocho Ocho" made it through the name-approval process, but "Preakness Princess" never would.

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'Into The Wild' Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery

Friday, May 01, 2015

Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by the question of how the subject of his book died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a journal, he and a scientist show that the seeds he consumed can contain a toxin.

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Reaction To Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby's Remarks

Friday, May 01, 2015

On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses โ€” including second-degree murder and manslaughter.

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Urine For A Surprise: Your Pee Might Reveal Your Risk For Obesity

Friday, May 01, 2015

There are clues about your activity level and metabolism in urine. Researchers hope to one day predict obesity risk by tracking the different levels and ratios of certain molecules in pee.

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