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Deported While Unconscious

American hospitals have essentially deported hundreds of undocumented immigrant patients, according to reports. This includes a few who were unconscious at the time. Host Michel Martin speaks to David Pitt of The Associated Press, about the practice.
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Snow In May? The Nation's Midsection Bundles Up

The National Weather Service says some parts of the Rocky Mountains could see double-digit inches of snow today, and weather forecasters warn the wintry weather is moving east, and will affect states as far south as Texas.
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Pew Study: Many Muslims Believe In Mixing Mosque And State

In a worldwide survey of Muslim attitudes, Pew concludes that substantial minorities believe that Islam should play a "large" role in the societies they live in.
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Boston Police: Three More Individuals In Custody

Authorities say they'll soon release more information about the individuals and how they may be connected to the two main suspects in the April 15 bombings at the Boston Marathon. Law enforcement sources say at least two of the three may have misled the FBI and disposed of some potential evidence.
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Judge Doubles Down On Double Entendres In Strip Club Case

Chief U.S. District Judge Fred Biery is known for injecting humor into his opinions. He's also been at the center of controversy. This time, he's been a bit risque in his ruling that exotic dancers in San Antonio, Texas, must obey an ordinance that requires them to wear bikini tops.
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Study: Release Program For Terminal Inmates 'Poorly Managed'

A Justice Department study says some inmates who were approved for the early release program died before Washington bureaucrats signed off on it.
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Boston Bombing Investigators Cover A Lot Of Ground

Investigators in the Boston Marathon bombing case are still trying to determine whether the suspects — Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his brother Dzhokhar — worked alone. DNA that appears to belong to a woman was found on a bomb.
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J.C. Penney Wins Legal Fight Over Martha Stewart

An appeals court in New York will allow J.C. Penney to continue selling a new line of housewares designed by Martha Stewart. The ruling nixes an attempt by Macy's to obtain an order that would block Penney from selling the collection. In other Martha Stewart news, she has joined the dating site Match.com in search of romantic adventure.

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