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Breaking Up Corcoran Gallery Takes More Time Than Expected

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college in Washington, D.C., will be taken over by a university and another gallery. The Corcoran is cherished by many but has had years of financial trouble.
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Napier's 22 Points Helps UConn Beat Kentucky In Men's Final

Connecticut has won its second men's NCAA basketball title in four years. Senior Shabazz Napier scored 22 points. The Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 Monday night in Arlington, Texas.
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Fewer Complaints Help To Boost Airline Quality Ratings

The nation's airlines are running late more often and losing more suitcases. But passengers are complaining less, that's boosted airline quality ratings to their highest level ever.
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Earned Income Tax Credit Helps Lift Workers Out Of Poverty

David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, about the Earned Income Tax Credit. It's one of the government's anti-poverty programs.
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Obama's Executive Orders Take On Unequal Pay For Women

President Obama signs two executive orders Tuesday morning, designed to encourage federal contractors to pay men and women equally. The move could bring more Democratic-leaning women to the polls.
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Next Chapter Unfolds In San Francisco Political Scandal

Democratic state Senator Leland Yee is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday to hear the eight felony charges filed against him. Steve Inskeep talks to veteran San Francisco writer Tim Redmond.
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San Francisco's Chinatown Hurt By Yee Scandal

State Sen. Leland Yee, who's been indicted in a FBI probe, doesn't represent Chinatown. But the scandal fits neatly into a caricature of Chinatown, says Sue Lee of the Chinese Historical Society.
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Just How New Is The 'New' GM?

During her grilling before Congress, CEO Mary Barra insisted the new GM is different and better than the old GM. But are the company and its cars really new and improved? The answer is complicated.
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How Mouse Studies Lead Medical Research Down Dead Ends

New drugs are usually tested in animals before they're tested in humans. But many of those studies aren't done carefully enough, analysts say. So time and money is wasted, and treatments are delayed.
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Group Goes Online To Find Affirmative Action Plaintiffs

The Project on Fair Representation is looking for college applicants willing to challenge Harvard University, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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