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Two Prominent Museum Directors Encourage 'New Ways Of Thinking' 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:24:33 -0400 
    Host Michel Martin speaks with the directors of the National Museum of African Art and the National Museum of the American Indian. Both institutions are celebrating important anniversaries this year.


Part-Time Work, Unpredictable Schedules: What's The Fix? 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:24:33 -0400 
    Many part-time workers have to manage unpredictable hours and schedules, which can take a toll on employees. Host Michel Martin learns about how some government officials are addressing the concern.


States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:44:59 -0400 
    New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.


A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:34:00 -0400 
    In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.


Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don't Know It 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:29:00 -0400 
    A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?


Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.


Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.


U.S. Intelligence Tracking What Happened To Flight MH17 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have proof that a surface-to-air missile was launched when the airliner went down and have ID'd people in a recorded conversation implicating the culprits.


Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law — boiling down to just three words.


Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.


The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:39 -0400 
    Congress is supposed to hold U.S. spy agencies accountable. But as Edward Snowden's disclosures revealed, intelligence officials have not always provided a full or accurate picture.


What Do The New Obamacare Rulings Mean For People Getting Subsidies? 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:00 -0400 
    The Affordable Care Act was the subject of two conflicting court opinions Tuesday. One upheld the subsidies that help middle- and low-income people afford health insurance; the other rejected them.


Obama Adviser: Civilian Toll In Mideast Makes Cease-Fire Critical 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:00 -0400 
    Steve Inskeep speaks with President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about the administration's next moves in Gaza and Ukraine.


Taking Stock Of 2 Tech Giants: What's Next For Apple And Microsoft 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:00 -0400 
    Microsoft's new CEO is getting a lot of love from Wall Street, but the company is struggling to stay relevant. And Apple has found its footing again, mostly through a massive stock buyback program.


How A Chokehold, Aka Neck Restraint, Is Supposed To Work 
  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:00 -0400 
    After a New York man died during a police takedown, police trainers say properly administered "neck restraint" moves do not result in choking and are safer than alternatives like Tasers.
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