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Global Temperatures Tied Record High Last Month

Warmer weather in Australia and Siberia helped make last month the hottest April on record, tying levels last seen in 2010. Climate change may be putting landmarks like the Statue of Liberty at risk.
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North Carolina Union Seeks To Enlist College Athletes

The move comes two months after a National Labor Relations Board ruling that athletes at Northwestern University are school employees and therefore are entitled to form a union.
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Poll: Yes To Medical Marijuana, Not So Much For Recreational Pot

Almost half the states have passed laws easing access to marijuana for medical or recreational use. But most Americans have reservations, especially when it comes to access by young people.
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Judge Refuses To Drop Charges Against Former Va. Gov. McDonnell

A federal judge refused to drop any of the 14 corruption charges against Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. He also refused a motion to have them tried separately.
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Can Donald Sterling Save Himself From The NBA?

The NBA is taking official steps to kick the LA Clippers owner out of the league. ESPN's Pablo Torre talks about Sterling's legal options and whether this story is overshadowing the playoff games.
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Wait! Don't Spend That Graduation Cash Just Yet

Graduates are receiving wads of cash and checks this season, and it may be burning a hole in their pockets. Personal finance counselor Louis Barajas gives ideas on how to use the money wisely.
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E-Cigarette Users May End Up Paying More For Insurance

Tobacco users often have to pay higher premiums for health insurance, and it's not clear if switching to e-cigarettes will help them escape that fate. A lot depends on what federal agencies decide.
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Waiting At VA Hospitals: A Matter Of Life And Death

The Department of Veterans Affairs is under scrutiny after reports say it makes patients wait too long to see doctors. NPR correspondent Quil Lawrence discusses what happened and the possible fallout.
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What To Watch In Tuesday's Elections

One of the biggest political questions of the year will be answered: Can Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell withstand a Tea Party challenge?
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CIA Says It Will No Longer Use Vaccine Programs As Cover

Answering health experts' complaints that using vaccination programs for spying had hurt international efforts to fight disease, the CIA says it has stopped the practice.

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