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When Rand Paul Ended Filibuster, He Left Drones On National Stage

The senator launched a nationwide conversation when he challenged the president's pick to lead the CIA. He vowed to keep talking until the White House clarified whether it has authority to kill U.S. citizens on American soil with drones. He finally stood down, but the debate is far from over.
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Poi: Hawaii's Recipe For Revitalizing Island Culture

With only about 1,000 full-blooded Hawaiians left in the world, preserving native island culture is a huge challenge. One way to do this: teach students and other island residents the ancient art of making poi, a dish that's been feeding native Hawaiians for centuries.
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De-Escalating Urban Violence In Most Vulnerable Moments

Host Rachel Martin speaks with Dr. Ted Corbin about hospital-focused efforts to help victims of urban violence. Corbin is the director of Healing Hurt People, a program based at Drexel University and Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia. The program supports victims of violence immediately upon their arrival in the emergency room.
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Defense Secretary Hagel Navigates Afghan War Zone

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is taking his first overseas trip since taking the top job at the Pentagon. He'll be visiting troops and key officials in Afghanistan. Host Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's David Welna, who is along on the trip.
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Alaska Senator's Gun Proposal Looks To Fix Existing System

Host Rachel Martin talks with Sen. Mark Begich, an Alaska Democrat, about his newly proposed gun violence legislation. He introduced it at a press conference with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham this past week.
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The CIA Brennan Inherits: More Military, Less Espionage

Host Rachel Martin talks with Scott Shane, who covers national security and intelligence issues for The New York Times. He explains just what kind of CIA John Brennan will be walking into.
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Second Claim Of Sexual Misconduct Against Former U.S. Olympic Speedskater

The former president of US Speedskating has been accused of sexual misconduct by two former skaters, who say they were in their teens at the time. Gabel has stepped down from his positions in the sport's regulatory bodies and denies there were any incidences of abuse.
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Found At Sea, Civil War Sailors Buried In Arlington

Friday, two Civil War sailors were laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Host Scott Simon talks with Anna Holloway, curator of the USS Monitor Center in Newport, Va., about the two sailors whose bodies were discovered in the turret of a wrecked ship in 2002.

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