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In Search Of The Red Cross' $500 Million In Haiti Relief

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds a string of poorly managed projects, questionable spending and dubious claims of success, according to a review of the charity's internal documents.
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Cleveland Hopes To End Its Losing Streak With NBA Championship Win

Cleveland has waited 51 years to to win a championship. And as the Cavaliers prepare to take on Golden State in the NBA Finals, fans hope the city's days of close calls are over.
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Army Officer: Without Effective Camouflage, Some Soldiers 'Don't Come Home'

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with retired Army officer and camouflage expert Tim O'Neill about the Army's newest camouflage pattern, why it's better than the current design and the future of camouflage.
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Complicates Efforts To Reduce Budget Deficit

More than 20 states have budget problems, but one of the biggest budget deficits is in Louisiana. Gov. Jindal's presidential hopes are complicating efforts to fix the state's budget woes.
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Obama Says China Could Join Already Huge Asia Trade Deal

If you thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership was big already — and it is — it could get even bigger, President Obama told Kai Ryssdal of "Marketplace" from American Public Media.
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Drinking Too Much? One-Third Of Americans Say Yes

Lots of people say they're having trouble with alcohol. Native Americans and young, college-educated white men are most apt to be at risk. And most people don't get any help cutting back.
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Senate Panel Says Obama Administration Lacks Watchdogs

Seven of the 33 inspector general posts in the Obama administration are being filled by temporary appointees, according to the panel. Permanent IGs have been nominated for just three of the vacancies.
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Avian Flu Outbreak Has U.S. Bakers Begging For Europe's Eggs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it will allow pasteurized egg imports from the Netherlands to alleviate dwindling supplies and higher prices from the ongoing outbreak on U.S. poultry farms.
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Surgery Doesn't Help Women With Early-Stage Breast Carcinoma

Only women with more advanced cases of ductal carcinoma in situ benefited from surgery, a study found. Most women do have surgery for DCIS, although it's a controversial diagnosis.
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Police Officer Should Have Refused $2.7M Bequest, Review Panel Says

The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.

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