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Around the Nation
6:30 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:11 am

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4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:11 am

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NPR Story
4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

As Economy Improves, Wages Remain Stagnant

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:11 am

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4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:11 am

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Africa
4:06 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Boko Haram Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:11 am

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World
6:52 am
Wed March 4, 2015

2 Stories Of Law And Order

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World
6:52 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Researchers Explain Why Indian Cuisine Is Exquisite

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The Two-Way
5:43 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 12:22 pm

Federal agents searched more than three dozen locations across three counties in Southern California yesterday for evidence of "maternity tourism" operations.

Maternity tourism — or birth tourism — is when a citizen of another country travels to the U.S. to give birth, so the child automatically receives U.S. citizenship.

That in itself is not illegal. But federal authorities are investigating several businesses that may be breaking the law by helping wealthy Chinese women obtain U.S. visas under false pretenses.

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NPR News Investigations
4:04 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Lupita Ramirez dresses her husband, Joel, at their home in Rialto, Calif. Joel was paralyzed from the waist down after being crushed by a pallet when he was working in a warehouse.
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Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 9:25 am

Dennis Whedbee's crew was rushing to prepare an oil well for pumping on the Sweet Grass Woman lease site, a speck of dusty plains rich with crude in Mandaree, N.D.

It was getting late that September afternoon in 2012. Whedbee, a 50-year-old derrick hand, was helping another worker remove a pipe fitting on top of the well when it suddenly blew.

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Law
3:53 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Opening Statements To Begin Nearly 2 Years After Boston Bombing

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 6:52 am

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