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Legendary UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith Dies At 83

When he retired, Smith was the winningest coach in history, bringing the Tar Heels men's team to two national titles and ending his career with a 879-254 record.
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Next Witness: Will The Yellow Smiley Face Take The Stand?

Emojis have popped up in a handful of court cases across the country. Could the ubiquitous yellow face, a sad kitty head or a dancing alien decide a defendant's fate?
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Leaders Plan For New Minsk Summit On Ukraine

A revival of peace talks in the capital of Belarus is aimed at resuscitating a widely violated truce agreed there in September.
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Merkel's U.S. Visit Could Turn Testy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday for talks with President Obama. The meeting could be a tense one, over differences in handling the crisis in Ukraine.
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What Happens When Wives Earn More Than Husbands

Thirty-eight percent of American wives earn more than their husbands. Data expert Mona Chalabi from FiveThirtyEight.com speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about that number, and puts it into context.
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Native American Women Are, Increasingly, Family Breadwinners

In the face of some of the worst poverty in the country, women on the Wind River Indian Reservation are getting to work. At the Wind River Casino, almost 60 percent of workers are female.
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College Offers Program In Fixing High-Tech Cars

As cars become more computerized, they require more technical expertise to fix. This week, a community college in North Carolina opened a technology center to offer that kind of training.
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Views Of College Greek Life, From Inside And Out

The U.Va. scandal this fall shone a bright light on fraternities. Some schools responded by changing their policies. Hear two perspectives on Greek life.
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Despite Ferguson, Change Comes Slowly To Mo. Municipal Courts

Six months ago, a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot and killed a black 18-year-old. The area's 82 municipal courts came under sharp scrutiny and were targeted for major reforms.
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Potential Candidates Suffer From Measles: The Week In Politics

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson about the politics of vaccines, the budget and what three officials leaving the White House means for the Obama administration.

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