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NSA Denies It Knew About Heartbleed Bug Before It Was Made Public

Bloomberg reported that the spy agency knew about the critical Internet vulnerability for two years and used it to gather intelligence.
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5 Takeaways From The Equal Pay Debate

While Republicans launched some effective counterattacks on the equal pay issue, keep in mind the White House is making a political case to voters — not a statistical argument to economists.
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LBJ Carried Poor Texas Town With Him In Civil Rights Fight

Lyndon Johnson taught in the South Texas town of Cotulla in 1928. Even as president, he always remembered the grinding poverty of his students.
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Total Eclipse Of The Moon Next Week Throughout North America

The lunar eclipse peaks late Monday or early Tuesday, depending on your time zone. It begins a so-called tetrad of four eclipses occurring roughly six months apart.
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Bus Accident Leaves 10 Dead On Trip To College

Federal and state authorities are investigating a deadly bus crash in California. A bus full of prospective students headed to Humbolt State University was hit by a truck that veered across the freeway median.
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GM Recall Distrust Trickles Down To Dealers

The General Motors recall puts its dealerships in an uncomfortable spot, having to placate customers as both parties wait for replacement parts to arrive. Brian Bull of WCPN reports that many are reconsidering whether they'll ever buy a GM car again.
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South Texas Oil Brings Boom — As Well As Pollution's 'Toxic Soup'

While the South Texas oil boom has meant a flood of cash and people to formerly impoverished communities, there have also been serious repercussions — namely, rampant air pollution.
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On The Road Back To Boston, Two Runners Tell Their Stories

For the last 10 weeks, NPR has followed eight runners in their preparations for the Boston Marathon. Two members of the group, which is dubbed the NPR 8, offer snippets from their audio diaries.
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As Sebelius Steps Down, Obama Taps Budget Director To Replace Her

President Obama bid farewell Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, whose lengthy tenure was marred by the botched rollout of the government's health insurance website. Obama wants his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to replace Sebelius.
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This Week In Politics: Sebelius, Civil Rights And Immigration

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Kathleen Sebelius' resignation, Jeb Bush's immigration comments and the civil rights anniversary.

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