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Buried Boston Copes With Piles Of Snow

Boston has been buried under piles of snow this winter. The streets are covered and there's more snow on the way. Car Talk's Ray Magliozzi talks to NPR's Scott Simon about how the city is coping.
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'Do Not Fear For Me': Remembering Kayla Mueller With Her Own Words

NPR's Scott Simon remembers Kayla Mueller by reading from a letter she sent her family in the spring of 2014. She died while being held captive by the group that calls itself the Islamic State.
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Embattled Oregon Governor Says He Will Resign

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll resign next week, just months after re-election. He had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancée's consulting work.
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Many Immigrants In U.S. Can Soon Avoid Deportation

Hundreds of thousands more people living illegally in the U.S. can soon apply to avoid deportation. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Alan Gomez of USA Today about the president's immigration proposals.
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Not Everyone Agrees On How To Tame Obama's Cyber 'Wild West'

President Obama wants to stop cyberattacks by getting companies and law enforcement to coordinate. He signed an executive order that could pave the way, but some in the business world are skeptical.
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Private, Government Cooperation Could Stem Cyberattacks

Rachel Martin talks to Derek Manky, lead threat researcher for Fortinet, one of the founding members of the Cyber Threat Alliance, about the White House executive order on cybersecurity.
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Obama Calls For Better Response To Cybersecurity Threats

President Obama signed an executive order that aims to stem attacks by hackers. The order encourages companies to share information about cyber threats with each other and the federal government.
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Obama Calls UNC Murders 'Brutal And Outrageous'

The president spoke a day after the Justice Department announced an investigation into the killings of three Muslim university students as a possible hate crime.
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Bill To Allow Execution By Firing Squad Advances In Utah

The Republican-controlled House has voted to revive the option, which was discontinued in 2004, if the state cannot obtain the drugs needed to perform an execution by lethal injection.
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Ore. Governor Resigns Amid Ethics Investigation

Oregon's governor says he'll leave office next week. Democrat John Kitzhaber had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancee's consulting work. In recent days, leaders from his own party asked him to step down. Rachel Martin talks with Northwest News Network's Chirs Lehman.

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