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Conservative Critics Lobby For An Early End To Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Export-Import Bank now finds itself embroiled in controversy. New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his support for letting the bank's charter expire, and only days ago, news surfaced that four officials at the export credit agency are facing allegations of misconduct.
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Longtime Sen. Cochran Ekes Out A Win Against Tea Party Challenger

In a result that came as a surprise to some observers, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran won the GOP nomination in Mississippi's Senate primary. The tight election, which also featured Tea Party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel, came down to a runoff decided late Tuesday night.
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Parsing The Numbers Of A Tuesday Packed With Primaries

Tuesday featured an extensive slew of primaries across the U.S. To learn more about the results, and what they mean for the midterm elections, Audie Cornish turns to NPR's Ron Elving for more.
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Removing $765 Million Ceiling, NFL And Players Settle A Second Time

In January, a federal judge rejected a settlement reached by the National Football League and attorneys representing retired players. The $765 million settlement, which had briefly put an end to a lawsuit over players' concussions, was rejected as too low to cover all players and possible future injuries. On Wednesday, though, both parties agreed to revise the suit settlement by removing the monetary cap.
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Supreme Court Deals A Big Win For TV Broadcasters

The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo, a TV streaming startup, is violating the copyrights of TV producers, marketers and broadcasters by offering subscribers the ability to watch and record broadcasts on any Internet-enabled device. It now appears that Aereo will have to shut down.
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High Court Ruling On Search Warrants Is Broader Than Cellphones

The justices unanimously ruled that police must obtain a warrant before searching electronic devices at the time of arrest. The decision has been called "a bold endorsement of digital privacy."
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Giving Boys A Bigger Emotional Tool Box

Boys are suspended — and drop out — at higher rates than girls. An Oakland, Calif., educator is trying to change that.
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Beijing Blasts U.S. Plan To Name Road By Embassy After Dissident

An amendment working its way through Congress would rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy after Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. China called it a "sheer farce."
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U.S. Vs. Germany In The World Cup: What To Look For

The Americans need a win or a tie to decide their own fate; a loss would mean they need help to advance to the round of 16. The game begins at noon Thursday, ET.
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The Beauty Shop Ladies Remember The King Of Pop

It's been five years since pop icon Michael Jackson died. The Beauty Shop ladies share their King of Pop memories and weigh in on this week's hot topics.

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