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Why Finding A TB Test Got Hard

Problems at a Canadian factory have caused a shortage of tuberculosis tests in the U.S. Some hospitals and health departments around the country are deferring routing TB testing as a result.
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Body Is ID'd As Missing Student Falsely Linked To Bombings

Sunil Tripathi had nothing to with the Boston bombings. He'd actually been missing for a month. But a New York Post front page led to wild speculation on the Web, and for a day or so, he was being called a suspect by some on social media.
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White House: Evidence Syria Used Chemical Weapons

The administration has warned Syria against using chemical weapons but does not say how this might change U.S. policy toward the Syrian regime.
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Why The Bush Library Won't Make History

As George W. Bush's presidential library opens, supporters of the 43rd president are convinced his reputation will improve. For that to happen, historians say, they need to get a look at the documents that the library houses — and that won't happen anytime soon.
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At Bush Library Dedication, Bipartisan Praise

The ceremony brought together five presidents — four former and the current occupant of the White House. George W. Bush's love of country and efforts to help some of the world's poorest people won him high praise.
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Not Your Ordinary Science Fair

Today's young people might aim for the sky, but they might not envision a visit to the White House. Host Michel Martin talks with two students, Darius Hooker and Isabella Leighton, about their interest in rocket science and the White House Science Fair.
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Why Are So Many Black Men Behind Bars In Wisconsin?

African-American men in Wisconsin are incarcerated at a rate that's nearly twice the national average, according to a new study. To find out what's behind the staggering numbers, host Michel Martin speaks with Wisconsin State Senator Lena Taylor, and Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project.
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Fire Out After Fuel-Barge Explosion In Alabama

The blast late Wednesday in Mobile left three people with critical burns and forced the evacuation of a nearby cruise ship on the Mobile River.
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Los Angeles Reclaims No. 1 Worst Traffic Rating

The California city has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to INRIX which makes systems that handle traffic data. L.A. has been trying to address its gridlock by syncing traffic lights and expanding its subway and light rail

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