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Activists: We Want An Emancipator, Not A 'Deporter In Chief'

Latino activists have changed their strategy, tired of waiting for Congress to pass immigration legislation. Instead of pursuing lawmakers, many are calling on the White House to act on its own.
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The Story Of Calif. Senator's Arrest Reads Like Pulp Fiction

In a case that has stunned California's political community, Sen. Leland Yee is charged with trafficking shoulder-fired missiles and plotting with a character known as "Shrimp Boy."
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West Virginia's Governor Vetoes Abortion Ban

Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to conduct such a procedure in West Virginia.
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Latinos Wary Of All-Out Push To Sign Up For ACA

Latinos are the most uninsured group in the country, but they're newly leery of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.
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Mudslides And Landslides: Widely Cited Data Is Decades Old

The official death toll in the mudslide that turned a community into a disaster area in Oso, Wash., holds steady. And it seems a figure about damage done by landslides is nearly 30 years out of date.
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Boeing's Iconic 747 May Be Flying Into The Sunset

Sales of the airliner are flagging, and airlines are retiring their 747 fleets. The end may be near for the original "jumbo jet," but in its glory days, it offered an experience like no other.
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NCAA's Elite 8 Is Set; A Listing Of Weekend Games

Kentucky came back to beat defending champ Louisville, and Michigan State upset Virginia Friday night, as the NCAA men's basketball championship finalized its Elite Eight lineup.
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Earthquake Hits Area Near Los Angeles; Some Damage Reported

An earthquake shook part of Southern California Friday night, breaking water pipes and rattling nerves with aftershocks that went on into the night. The 5.1-magnitude quake hit just after 9 p.m.
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A Bill To Distill Simmers In Tennessee

Does a legally mandated recipe ensure Tennessee whiskey's quality, or does it violate the spirit's moonshiner roots? NPR's Scott Simon says that further study, and a sampling, is in order.
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McCain: Sanctions Are Not Enough Against Putin

Some lawmakers are saying that the annexation of Crimea could fundamentally change how the U.S. relates to Russia. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sen. John McCain.

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