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Long, Hot Winter Puts Western Fire Officials On Edge

As much of California remains in a state of extreme drought, worried eyes are turning toward the coming fire season — which is expected to be particularly destructive.
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Al-Qaida Spokesman: I Warned Bin Laden That U.S. Would Kill Him

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith took the stand in a Manhattan court on Wednesday. He said that in a conversation with the al-Qaida leader he predicted the U.S. "will not settle until it kills you."
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Far From Home, South Sudanese Basketballer Finds Footing On Court

In three years, Mooseheart High School's basketball team went from also-ran to champion. One of the reasons? Mangisto Deng, a 6-foot-7-inch player from South Sudan. He tells of his journey and team.
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U.S. Pulls Out Of ICANN — What Does That Spell For Internet Users?

The U.S. plans to give up oversight of the nonprofit that manages Internet names and addresses. Technology reporter Gauthem Nagesh of The Wall Street Journal explains what this means for the Internet.
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Capitol's Immigration Stagnation Gets Dreamers Moving On The Border

With deportations at a record high under the Obama administration, and with immigration reform stalled in Congress, Dreamer protest groups are trying to keep the issue alive with actions of their own.
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Grito: The Longest Shout You'll Hear Today, With A History

Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep took a trip along the U.S.-Mexico border. At one of his first stops, he listened to a contest involving the "grito," a long shout with an even longer history in Mexico.
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LAPD Pays Tribute To Josephine Serrano, A Police Pioneer For Latinas

The Los Angeles Police Department is recognizing Women's History Month by honoring the first Mexican-American woman to join their force as a police officer: Josephine Serrano. Shereen Marisol Meraji has this remembrance.
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Pizza, Perseverance And Skills At A Major League Hackathon

The University of Maryland has claimed the 2013 national hacking championship, beating out more than 100 schools for the title. Claudio Sanchez attends a college hacking tournament to find out more.
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Tumult In Crimea Has Some Fearing A Cold War Redux

Russia's annexation of Crimea has troubled its relations with the U.S. As Russia and the U.S. begin to trade sanctions in retaliation, analysts wonder if this spells a renewal of Cold War rivalry.
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Even Amid Tensions, Russia's PR Team Is At Home In D.C.

As the U.S. seeks to penalize Russia, the country still has a strong lobbying presence in D.C. How much of a pariah must a nation become before it loses its public presence in the U.S. capital?

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