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Bus Crash Tragedy: Investigators Work As Communities Mourn

Investigators don't yet know what caused a deadly highway crash that killed 10 people Thursday after a FedEx truck hit a bus that was taking teenagers to tour a college campus in Northern California.
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School Lunch: Any Chicken In Those 'Food-Like Nubbins'?

It took a Freedom of Information Act to get the Chicago Public Schools to disclose what's in the chicken nuggets they serve in their cafeterias. NPR's Scott Simon reveals the chemical contents.
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Jailed In Cuba Since 2009, USAID Contractor On Hunger Strike

Alan Gross has been in a Cuban jail for more than four years. This week, he went on a hunger strike. Reporter Jeffrey Goldberg, recently back from Cuba, brings NPR's Scott Simon an update.
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A Year After Bombings, Boston Comes Back 'Strong'

The Boston Strong campaign cheers the grit and grace the city's shown since last year's marathon bombing. Journalist Mike Barnicle tells NPR's Scott Simon how Bostonians are overcoming the tragedy.
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IRS Chasing Children For Dead Parents' Debts

The IRS is going after taxpayers to pay their deceased parents' decades-old debts. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Marc Fisher of The Washington Post about the collection efforts.
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Republicans Form New Fundraising Group, On Heels Of High Court Ruling

Seeking to capitalize on the Supreme Court's recent ruling that eased restrictions on political contributions, Republicans are launching a new "super joint fundraising committee."
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Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay

Methane from livestock accounts for a huge portion of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, according to a UN report. But reducing global meat consumption isn't necessarily the answer to the problem.
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Congressional Black Caucus Urges Rethink Of Army Hair Rules

Recent updates to the Army's regulations on grooming and appearance forbids natural hairstyles that are popular with many black women. The women of the CBC have asked the Army to reconsider.
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Millennials 'Talk To God,' But Fewer Rely On Religion, Survey Finds

The new Carnegie Mellon study found that 62 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds report talking to God, but just 52 percent said they turned to religion for guidance.
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NSA Denies It Knew About Heartbleed Bug Before It Was Made Public

Bloomberg reported that the spy agency knew about the critical Internet vulnerability for two years and used it to gather intelligence.

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