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The Battle Over Open-Internet Rules Shifts To Congress

President Obama is urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect the principle of net neutrality. But Republicans presented their own set of rules at a subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
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Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown Case

The Justice Department is poised to declare that former police officer Darren Wilson should not face civil rights charges over the death of Michael Brown, sources tell NPR.
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E-Cigarettes Can Churn Out High Levels Of Formaldehyde

Unexpectedly high levels of the cancer-causing chemical were found in an analysis of the vapor from e-cigarettes, researchers say.
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Rep. Van Hollen: Obama Is Focused On Helping Middle Class

Robert Siegel talks to Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Maryland about President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday.

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'Deflate-Gate' Is 'Sour Grapes' Or Serious Business, Depending Who You Ask

The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs and gained an advantage in the playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts last weekend.
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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Air Marshal Whistleblower

Robert MacLean gave a reporter information about U.S. air marshals being taken off flights to save money.
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Scholar: U.S. Drone Use Has Contributed To Yemen's Instability

The spectre of civil war and chaos hangs over Yemen's capitol. Robert Siegel talks with Brookings Institute scholar Ibrahim Sharqieh about the dynamics in this poor and troubled nation.
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At Davos, U.S. Economic Recovery Widely Lauded

Audie Cornish talks with Kenneth Rogoff, professor of economics at Harvard University, and former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund.
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Virginia Searches For A New State Song

Robert Siegel speaks with Professor James "Bud" Robertson about his campaign to help his home state of Virginia find its missing state song.
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Obama Draws Battle Lines In State Of The Union Address

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said he still believed in a United America — one that wasn't divided into red and blue camps. But the reaction to his speech, from both camps, was anything but united.

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