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World
4:45 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Researchers Explain Why Indian Cuisine Is Exquisite

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

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World
4:42 am
Wed March 4, 2015

2 Stories Of Law And Order

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

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The Two-Way
3:23 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 10:22 am

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
2:04 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 Wed March 4, 2015 11:34 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
1:53 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Opening Statements To Begin Nearly 2 Years After Boston Bombing

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

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NPR Story
1:53 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Did Netanyahu's Capitol Hill Speech Affect Nuclear Talks In Switzerland?

Originally published on Wed March 4, 2015 6:09 am

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News
7:58 am
Tue March 3, 2015

After Weeks Of Controversy, Netanyahu Takes The Podium Before Congress

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 9:19 am

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This morning, members of Congress gathered on Capitol Hill for a major speech.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister of Israel...

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Around the Nation
4:03 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Hail Transforms Southern California Beach Into Winter Wonderland

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 9:19 am

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Around the Nation
3:44 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Hockey Player's Daughter Is Happy Her Dad Is Coming Home

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 9:19 am

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Analysis
2:54 am
Tue March 3, 2015

What's At Stake In The Iraqi Battle For Tikrit?

Originally published on Tue March 3, 2015 9:19 am

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