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Why A Young Minneapolis Man Wanted To Join ISIS

There has been a development in a story we heard on the program last week. An 18-year-old Minnesota man named Abdullahi Yusuf is at the center of an experiment in deradicalization in this country. He entered a guilty plea today which clears the way for him to take next steps in his counseling program.
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ISIS's 'Jihadi John' Revealed As Londoner Born In Kuwait

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Washington Post contributor Souad Mekhennet. The Post broke the news about the identity of "Jihadi John,
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Why Two Democrats Will — And Won't — Attend Netanyahu's Speech

Democratic U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth of Kentucky will not attend but Democratic Rep. Steve Israel of New York's Third District will. Robert Siegel talks to both Yarmuth and Israel.
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Loretta Lynch One Step Closer To Attorney General

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Loretta Lynch's nomination to be the next U.S. Attorney General on Thursday. Next stop: a full Senate vote on confirmation.
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Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a ritual whenever he travels to a new place — ask the cabdriver, "Where do you eat?" When he did that on a trip to Barbados, he fell in love with a fish sandwich.
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Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch Nomination As Attorney General

President Obama's nominee cleared a major hurdle to succeed Eric Holder. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to send the nomination to the full chamber where it is expected to pass.
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Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.
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What We're Watching At The Conservative Political Action Conference

This CPAC should be one of the biggest, craziest, most electric ever, given that it's the last before the presidential primary and caucus season kicks off. But will it be?
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Higher Wages, Lower Prices Give Consumers A Break

Something very unusual is happening in the U.S. economy. Traditionally, workers lose buying power to rising prices. But lately, paychecks and prices have been heading in opposite directions.
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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

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