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Hitching A Ride On The World's Biggest Cargo Ship

Launched in August, the Maersk McKinney Moller is the first of a new class of megaships. It's 20 stories high and a quarter-mile long. NPR's Jackie Northam hopped on board in Poland.
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Senate Panel Clears Ukraine Aid Package

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.
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Without World War I, A Slower U.S. Rise, No 'God Bless America'

If the Great War had never happened, America might look vastly different. Among other things, woman's suffrage and the civil rights movement might have suffered.
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In Oscar Pistorius Trial, All Eyes Turn To A Battered Door

Robyn Dixon has been covering the trial of former Olympian Oscar Pistorius for the Los Angeles Times. She explains the latest details, as well as what's different about South African trials.
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Obama Rolls Out White House Welcome Mat For Ukrainian Prime Minister

Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is visiting the White House Wednesday. The meeting comes days before a vote in Crimea over whether to secede from Ukraine.
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Menendez On Crimea: The Question Of Sanctions And Sending Aid

Sen. Robert Menendez is proposing a bill to send aid to Ukraine and mete out sanctions against Russia. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses his bill and his recent op-ed.
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Vanished Malaysian Airliner Carried Artist Whose Name Vanished, Too

The missing airliner's passenger list was published in China with one name missing: Memetjan Abdullah, an ethnic Uighur artist. Fears of Uighur separatism are simmering after a recent terrorist act.
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Confusion Reigns In Search For Missing Airliner

There's no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this is to be expected.
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Water-To-Wine Machine Sound Too Good To Be True? It Is

News media were quick to report on a $499 "Miracle Machine" that could turn water into wine. The science sounded suspect to us, with good reason. The perpetrators call it a sham for charity's sake.
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Nigeria's First Female Finance Minister: Still Big Problems In Soaring Economy

Nigeria is set to overtake South Africa as the continent's biggest economy. Tell Me More looks at that growth with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's first female Finance Minister.

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