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Total Eclipse Of The Moon Next Week Throughout North America

The lunar eclipse peaks late Monday or early Tuesday, depending on your time zone. It begins a so-called tetrad of four eclipses occurring roughly six months apart.

Bus Accident Leaves 10 Dead On Trip To College

Federal and state authorities are investigating a deadly bus crash in California. A bus full of prospective students headed to Humbolt State University was hit by a truck that veered across the freeway median.

GM Recall Distrust Trickles Down To Dealers

The General Motors recall puts its dealerships in an uncomfortable spot, having to placate customers as both parties wait for replacement parts to arrive. Brian Bull of WCPN reports that many are reconsidering whether they'll ever buy a GM car again.

South Texas Oil Brings Boom — As Well As Pollution's 'Toxic Soup'

While the South Texas oil boom has meant a flood of cash and people to formerly impoverished communities, there have also been serious repercussions — namely, rampant air pollution.

On The Road Back To Boston, Two Runners Tell Their Stories

For the last 10 weeks, NPR has followed eight runners in their preparations for the Boston Marathon. Two members of the group, which is dubbed the NPR 8, offer snippets from their audio diaries.

As Sebelius Steps Down, Obama Taps Budget Director To Replace Her

President Obama bid farewell Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, whose lengthy tenure was marred by the botched rollout of the government's health insurance website. Obama wants his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, to replace Sebelius.

This Week In Politics: Sebelius, Civil Rights And Immigration

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Kathleen Sebelius' resignation, Jeb Bush's immigration comments and the civil rights anniversary.

5 Things To Know About The New Health Secretary

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Obama's nominee to replace retiring HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has small-town roots and big-time government experience.

'God' Files Suit In New York To Resolve Credit Dispute

God Gazarov, a Russian immigrant who owns a jewelry store in Brooklyn, says Equifax won't give him a credit history, suggesting he change his first name to resolve the problem.

U.S. Denies Visa To Iran's Controversial U.N. Envoy

The moves comes after Congress approved legislation aimed at denying entry to Hamid Aboutalebi, who was part of a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.