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'Blizzard-Like' Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:29:30 -0500 
    A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.


A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:00 -0500 
    Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.


'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:13:13 -0500 
    When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.


Obama Begins 3-Day Visit To India 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500 
    President Obama met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to White House correspondent Scott Horsley about the bilateral talks.


Measles Outbreak Linked To Disneyland Hits Over 70 Cases 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:02:00 -0500 
    A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in California has now infected over 70 people, many unvaccinated. NPR's Arun Rath talks with science writer Seth Mnookin, author of The Panic Virus.


Patriots' Coach: Team 'Followed Rules' On Inflation Of Footballs 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:09:00 -0500 
    Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.


As U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Cuba's National Museum of Fine Arts are exchanging works from their collections. It's the largest art exchange between the two countries in more than 50 years.


Should Shared Ancestry Force A Judge's Recusal? 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    An Iranian-American immigration judge is suing the Department of Justice over its requirement that she not hear cases involving Iranians.


The Drone War's Bottleneck: Too Many Targets, Not Enough Pilots 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    Much of America's military campaign in Iraq and Syria is conducted by drones. NPR's Scott Simon talks with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh about the shortage of drone pilots.


Obama's India Visit Arrives At A Moment Of Optimism 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    President Obama arrives in India Saturday to visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NPR's Scott Simon talks to India correspondent Julie McCarthy about what the trip means for U.S.-India relations.


Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    Israelis are watching the latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the White House — which could worsen his country's global standing, but win him votes in Israel's March elections.


U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won't Be Easy 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    In his State of the Union address, President Obama referenced a little-remembered, WWII-era federal child care program, holding it up as an example he hopes to emulate with expanded federal subsidies.


Why A Black Man's Murder Often Goes Unpunished In Los Angeles 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500 
    From witnesses to reluctant gang members, Jill Leovy says, "everybody's terrified." Her book, Ghettoside, uses the story of one murder to explore the city's low arrest rate when black men are killed.


Obama To Cut Short India Visit For Stop In Saudi Arabia 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:10:00 -0500 
    The president will shave one day from the planned three-day visit to India to make room in his schedule to visit the new Saudi king in Riyadh.


App Links Sex Assault Survivors To Help, But Who Downloads It? 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:57:00 -0500 
    The D.C.-based smartphone tool connects people with a ride to the hospital and a team of medical professionals trained in dealing with sexual assault. But students aren't rushing to download the app.
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