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Old Atari Games Found In N.M. Landfill

E.T. was a hit in the 80s, not so for the video game based on the film. It was rumored Atari dumped truckloads of unused game cartridges in a landfill. Three decades later, the games were found.
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Students Met Their Goal So Teacher Has To Deliver

A 4th grade teacher in Wichita, Kan., challenged her students to do their homework for 100 straight days. Mission accomplished — now she has to die her hair orange and come to class in a prom dress.
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Hersman: Growing North American Oil Industry Tests Rail Safety

Steve Inskeep talks to departing National Transportation Safety Board chairman Deborah Hersman about the years of delay in putting safer tanker cars on the nation's railroads.
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Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas, Oklahoma

The most powerful of the twisters touched down north of Little Rock and tore an 80-mile path through the area. At least 14 people have died.
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Clippers Distances Themselves From Racist Comments

David Greene talks to ESPN's Peter Keating about racist remarks allegedly made by Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. The NBA is investigating the authenticity of the recording.
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Stronger Patent Protections Sought In Pacific Rim Trade Pact

Diverse industries, from pharmaceuticals to film, are lobbying for strict patent protections in the Trans-Pacific trade deal.
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Conservatives Yet To Rally Around Obamacare Replacement

Congressional Republicans say they want to repeal and replace Obamacare, but they've been light on details of what the alternative might look like.
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Enormous Weather Front Spawns Deadly Tornadoes

Powerful storms struck central Arkansas on Sunday. Emergency workers are going door-to-door to check on residents. More than a dozen people have been killed.
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Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

A dispute over a state law requiring abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges goes before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Critics say such laws create a de facto ban on abortion.
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How A Public Corruption Scandal Became A Fight Over Free Speech

Monday the Supreme Court hears about a man who was fired after testifying against a state lawmaker. The case on public employees' right to speak out could impact future corruption investigations.

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