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Divided High Court Gives Little Hint On How It Will Decide Abortion Case

March 2, 2016 - 9:30am

NPR's Nina Totenberg said that the only thing that was clear after oral arguments on Wednesday is that Justice Anthony Kennedy will cast the deciding vote. But how he'll vote is anyone's guess.

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U.N. Security Council Approves New Sanctions On North Korea

March 2, 2016 - 8:59am

After the isolated nation conducted a January nuclear test and February rocket launch, the Security Council has unanimously voted for new sanctions targeting Pyongyang's weapons program.

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Chinese Newspaper Editor Fired Over 'Hidden' Headline Message

March 2, 2016 - 8:39am

The headlines looked like everyday fare: coverage of a speech by President Xi Jinping and a politician's funeral. But a read of the characters vertically showed something else.

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To Make A Wild Comeback, Cranes Need More Than Flying Lessons

March 2, 2016 - 8:35am

The 15-year project wasn't a flight of fancy. Biologists used a plane to successfully teach many young, captive-bred whooping cranes to migrate cross-country. But the birds aren't reproducing well.

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Combing Through 41 Million Tweets To Show How #BlackLivesMatter Exploded

March 2, 2016 - 8:22am

A new study by three media scholars reveals how the social protest movement spread on Twitter, with some fascinating — and sobering — findings.

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Endoscope Maker Olympus Agrees To $646 Million Settlement Over Kickbacks

March 2, 2016 - 8:03am

U.S. investigators said the company used research grants, consulting deals, gifts and free equipment to induce influential doctors to order more Olympus devices and to keep competitors at bay.

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U.S. Announces 'Hack The Pentagon' Bug Bounty Program

March 2, 2016 - 8:02am

The contest is only for "vetted hackers," the Department of Defense says, which means that anyone hoping to find vulnerabilities in its systems will first need to pass a background check.

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On His Visit To Cuba, President Obama Will Watch Exhibition Ball Game

March 2, 2016 - 7:51am

The Tampa Bay Rays are scheduled to play the Cuban National Team in Havana. It will the first time a Major League Baseball franchise has played on the island since 1999.

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As Christie Stands By Trump, New Jersey Supporters Wonder Why

March 2, 2016 - 7:37am

The New Jersey governor and former presidential candidate faces a storm of criticism at home for his decision to endorse Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

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Sports Authority Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

March 2, 2016 - 7:16am

The sporting goods retailer is looking to restructure its debt and close or sell approximately 140 stores. The Colorado-based retailer operates more than 460 locations.

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Sen. Boxer: Primary Battles Show Clinton's 'Got What It Takes'

March 2, 2016 - 7:08am

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., talks with David Greene about Hillary Clinton's Super Tuesday results and what they mean for the country moving forward.

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Pro-Trump Lawmaker Says 'Build A Wall' Doesn't Exactly Mean A Wall

March 2, 2016 - 6:54am

Rep. Tom Marino, who endorsed Donald Trump, and GOP strategist Mark McKinnon talk to NPR's Morning Edition about Trump's appeal. Marino calls Trump a maverick; McKinnon says the race isn't over.

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5 Headlines About The Super Tuesday Results

March 2, 2016 - 6:38am

At many precincts in the 13 states that held party primary votes Tuesday, officials reported record voter participation.

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Supreme Court Strikes At States' Efforts On Health Care Transparency

March 2, 2016 - 5:49am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states can't require many large employers to submit health care claims to a massive database. The decision means Medicare data will remain the go-to source for now.

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LAPD Reports Shooting 38 People In 2015; A Third Of Cases Involved Mental Illness

March 2, 2016 - 5:10am

In a city where blacks make up 9 percent of the population, nearly a third of those shot by police over a five-year period were black suspects.

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