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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · In the '60s, submarines picked up a mysterious quacking sound in the Southern Ocean. This "bio-duck," as it came to be known, has been heard on and off ever since, but scientists haven't been able to trace it — until now. New research shows that the quack is coming from minke whales, but researchers still don't know why.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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September 5, 2011 | NPR · Weekend Edition Sunday premiered on Jan. 18, 1987. Since then, Weekend Edition Sunday has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicans, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events. Originally hosted by Susan Stamberg, the show was anchored by Liane Hansen for 22 years.
 

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Jan 15, 2014 — Maria Fabrizio, the creative mind behind the blog 'Wordless News,' invites us into her delightful studio where she's illustrating Morning Edition stories.
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Nov 25, 2013 — It's certainly not unreasonable for listeners to hope that NPR might avoid revealing key plot points or endings when reviewing books and movies. But can we expect spoiler alerts before book or movie reviews based on real life events? And what if those events have already been reported in the news?
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Nov 7, 2013 — Slugging, urban encounters with deer, biking in 33 degrees below zero temperatures... It's all in a day's commute for NPR and public radio staffers.
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Jul 31, 2013 — This is one account of three NPR political correspondents and their adventure of pie-loving proportion. A trip to discover the great state of Iowa outside of an election year blitzkrieg.
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Jul 29, 2013 — The Center for Immigration Studies is happy to court controversy in the current debate over immigration. The influential Washington think tank favors greater immigration restrictions. But when a Morning Edition story called the group "decidedly right-wing," it rightfully objected.
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Jul 21, 2013 — You may need some napkins for this one. Today we all scream for what may be the coolest holiday of the year, National Ice Cream Day.
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Jul 3, 2013 — It's never an easy task to remake a beloved part of American culture, but director Zack Snyder took the challenge with Superman in his new film Man of Steel. He talked with NPR's Linda Wertheimer on Morning Edition about the Superman mythology, and showed us some superhero love.
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Jul 1, 2013 — As you probably know, we get a lot of stars who love NPR. And sometimes, they're stars who study stars. Astronomer Andrea Ghez is "a real hotshot scientist," according to Science Correspondent Joe Palca, who she talked to about new technology for supermassive black holes.
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Jun 28, 2013 — After a local performance with The Rolling Stones on their "50 and Counting Tour," keyboardist Chuck Leavell stopped by NPR for an interview with Morning Edition's David Greene. He couldn't resist showing us some love before getting back on the road.
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Jun 8, 2013 — Fans of writer/producer/director Joss Whedon don't just kinda like him. They really love him. He also showed us some love after his interview with Morning Edition Host Renee Montagne on his latest film: a modern, black and white movie adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
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