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Europe
3:24 am
Fri March 6, 2015

German Nightclubs Try Out Urine-Repellent Paint

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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Around the Nation
3:17 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Families Stage 'Sled-In' Protests On Capitol Hill

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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NPR Story
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Being Unoriginal Is Not The Biggest Problem For 'Chappie'

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:07 am

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Around the Nation
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

As Workers' Comp Varies From State To State, Workers Pay The Price

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 4:20 am

Injured workers who are dependent on workers' compensation have faced eroding benefits. We go to Alabama and Georgia, where the value of an amputated arm is $700,000 more just across the state line.

Read more from this investigation:

* How Much Is Your Arm Worth? Depends On Where You Work

* Interactive: State By State Body Part Values

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Europe
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Will Greece's New Atheist Government Help Muslims Integrate?

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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NPR Story
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Hockey Great Slava Fetisov Featured In 'Red Army' Documentary

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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NPR Story
2:03 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Administration Fights Case That Would Assign Lawyers To Minors Seeking Asylum

Originally published on Fri March 6, 2015 3:53 am

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History
7:10 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Billionaire's Research Team Discovers Japanese World War II Battleship

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NPR News Investigations
6:19 am
Thu March 5, 2015

'Grand Bargain' In Workers' Comp Unravels, Harming Injured Workers Further

Joel Ramirez climbs back into his wheelchair with the help of Francisco Guardado, a home health aide, at his home in Rialto, Calif. Ramirez was paralyzed from the waist down in 2009 when a 900-pound crate fell on him at a warehouse. Changes to California workers' compensation laws have impacted his quality of care.
Patrick T. Fallon for ProPublica

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 8:13 am

Workers injured on the job are supposed to get guaranteed medical care and money to live on. Employers and their insurance companies pay for that.

And in return, employers don't get sued for workplace accidents. But this "grand bargain," as it's called, in workers' compensation, seems to be unraveling.

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Around the Nation
4:30 am
Thu March 5, 2015

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

Originally published on Thu March 5, 2015 7:11 am

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