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Feds Interview New Witnesses In Polar Bear Probe

The interviews are part of an ongoing investigation of government scientists who described seeing dead polar bears in Arctic waters in 2006. Investigators were apparently interested in archived aerial surveys, suggesting their probe remains focused on the scientific integrity of the 2006 paper.
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Washington Power Brokers Prepare The Next Generation: The U.S. Senate Youth Program

For 50 years, the United States Senate Youth Program has brought an elite group of high school students to tour the buildings and meet the power brokers of Washington, D.C... and has launched the careers of some well-known alumni.

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Debt Struggles As Old As America Itself

Bitter debates about the national debt date back to the earliest days of the Republic, economist Simon Johnson says. Back then, the nation's failure to borrow was the problem. In White House Burning, Johnson and co-author James Kwack explore the meaning of the national debt and prospects for managing it.
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Maryland Lawmakers Tackle Big Environmental Questions

Maryland lawmakers are debating a number of environmental issues, from wind power to banning arsenic in the state's poultry industry.

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Friday News Roundup - International

A panel of journalists joins Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten of NPR for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Thursday Political Grab Bag: Poll Shows Romney Surge In PA

Support for Mitt Romney has surged in Pennsylvania as Rick Santorum's has flagged... Santorum is taking an Easter break from the campaign trail, spurring speculation that he may be considering dropping out... Coca Cola and PepsiCo have dropped their membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council.
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Romney's Rhetoric Shifts Toward November Election

Mitt Romney is closer to winning the GOP presidential nomination after primary victories this week in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Halfway through the GOP nominating season, Romney's attacks on President Obama are intensifying.

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