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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Martin O'Malley

April 20, 2015 - 1:00am

The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

April 20, 2015 - 1:00am

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.

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Anti-Test 'Opt Out' Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

April 20, 2015 - 12:31am

Activists say that about 175,000 students refused to take federally mandated tests last week.

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Social Media Can Help Track Tornadoes, But Was That Tweet Real?

April 20, 2015 - 12:30am

Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.

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So Long 'Cinderella,' Website Helps Chinese Find Better English Names

April 20, 2015 - 12:26am

Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual English names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to help change that.

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Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too

April 19, 2015 - 11:48pm

You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.

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5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

April 19, 2015 - 11:47pm

The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound.

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FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test

April 19, 2015 - 11:46pm

Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.

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NASCAR's Kenseth Breaks Losing Streak At Water-Logged Bristol Speedway

April 19, 2015 - 10:14pm

After four rain delays and 11 extra laps at the Food City 500, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

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'Just Got Paid' Singer Found Dead In Jamaica

April 19, 2015 - 9:46pm

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died in Jamaica. Police say the 55-year-old was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning.

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Two Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

April 19, 2015 - 8:47am

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

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Shroud Of Turin Goes Back On Display In Italy For A Limited Engagement

April 19, 2015 - 6:53am

The 14-by-3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.

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New ISIS Video Purports To Show Shooting, Beheading Of Christians

April 19, 2015 - 5:06am

The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.

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Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

April 19, 2015 - 4:04am

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Hundreds Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.

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VW Camper Van Gets An Electric Makeover

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.

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Greece Risks Losing Future Bailout Funds

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.

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Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

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U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity

April 19, 2015 - 3:45am

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.

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