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Expert: Iranians In Favor Of Nuclear Deal 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:38:51 -0400 
    A potential nuclear deal with Iran would have big implications for national politics in both the U.S. and Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Najmeh Bozorgmehr of the Financial Times about the talks.


Indiana's HIV Spike Prompts New Calls For Needle Exchanges Statewide 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:38:50 -0400 
    Southeastern Indiana is battling an HIV outbreak. The new cases are mostly linked to injection drug use and have reignited a debate over needle exchanges, which are currently illegal in the state.


Man Brings Joy And New Shoes To Somali Refugees 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:38:00 -0400 
    In Clarkston, Ga., a Somali American man named Omar Shekhey helps refugees get settled in their new lives.


Safety Experts Question Mental Screenings For Pilots 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:38:00 -0400 
    German authorities now say the co-pilot who brought down the Germanwings aircraft hid an illness from his employers. These reports have raised concerns about the mental health screening of pilots.


Saying Goodbye: Reflections Of A Music Teacher 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:03:15 -0400 
    An Ohio music teacher looks back at the school that defined her more than 30 years of teaching.


Guess What Makes The Cut As A 'Smart Snack' In Schools? Hot Cheetos 
  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:01:00 -0400 
    Frito-Lay has reformulated Flamin' Hot Cheetos to meet new federal nutrition standards for school snacks. That's been a big hit with school kids, but the rules' creators say the snack is still junk.


Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 -0400 
    The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.


After Resuming Deliberations, Jury Rules In Favor Of Kleiner Perkins 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:50:00 -0400 
    The jury said that the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her.


A Photo I Love: Featuring Astronaut Reid Wiseman 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:58:00 -0400 
    NPR hears from astronaut Reid Wiseman who was on the space station for four months in 2014. He discusses his photo of Italy at night from space.


Calif. Governor Can't Make It Rain, But Can Make Relief Money Pour 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:57:00 -0400 
    California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers.


As U.S. Energy Industry Booms, Oil Hubs Run Out Of Storage Space 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:44:29 -0400 
    U.S. oil production is at near record levels. But the success has led to a question of where to store all that oil. One of the country's biggest oil hubs is now almost full.


Italy's Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Conviction 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:42:00 -0400 
    The decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kirchner two years earlier.


U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400 
    Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.


Oklahoma University Reveals Sigma Alpha Epsilon Investigation Results 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400 
    The University of Oklahoma released the results of its investigation into Sigma Alpha Epsilon Friday. The university began the review after a video surfaced of its members singing a racist song.


In YouTube Video, Sen. Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate 
  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400 
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek a sixth term next year and will retire after three decades in the chamber. He endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer to replace him as Democratic leader.
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