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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Political Junkie contest

Oct 1, 2012 — After everything that's happened — the primaries, caucuses, V.P. picks and conventions — it's now time for the debates. They have the capacity to change the dynamic. But, more times than not, they don't.
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Sep 2, 2010 — Lots of people who entered my August Political Junkie primary election contest predicted Joe Miller over Lisa Murkowski in Alaska. But no one got them all correct, and thus no one — once again — wins the contest.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Two people came close to predicting how the Senate would vote on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. But no one got the exact tally ... and thus no one wins the official Political Junkie contest.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Lots of primaries to think about in August. And so it's time to enter the official Political Junkie contest in which you are asked to come up with the winners in 10 primaries for the month.
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Jun 21, 2010 — With the confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court commending on Monday, the deadline to send your prediction on the final Senate vote is Friday, June 25.
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May 27, 2010 — May is gone, now it's June's turn. It's time to enter our official June 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest — where the winner can get genuine Nixon or McGovern campaign buttons from 1972.
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May 17, 2010 — Tuesday is primary day in several states, and closely watched are Senate contests in Kentucky, Arkansas and Pennsylvania ... plus a special House race in Pennsylvania to succeed the late John Murtha. Who's going to win? Take our poll, please.
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May 13, 2010 — Eric Lail of Vienna, Va., is our randomly-selected winner for correcting predicting Elena Kagan as President Obama's choice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
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May 3, 2010 — The deadline has now passed to enter my Official May 2010 Primary Election Contest.  The winner(s) will be announced after May 22, the date of the special congressional election in Hawaii. 
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Apr 22, 2010 — It's time to enter the Official May 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest, where you can win a genuine 1972 Nixon or McGovern button.
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