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"Gaylord Perry and Willie McCovey should know each other like a book. They've been ex-teammates for years now."

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Video Shows L.A. Police Shot And Killed Man On Sidewalk  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:20:00 -0500
The LAPD says a Taser did not subdue the man, who was struggling with officers on the ground when he was shot to death. Police say the man tried to grab an officer's gun. 
Netanyahu: U.S., Israel Agree On No Nukes For Iran, Split On How To Get There  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:41:00 -0500
But, the Israeli premier told AIPAC, reports of a decline in ties between the allies were "not only premature, they're just wrong." The remarks come amid tensions between the countries. 
Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:18:00 -0500
"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports. 
College: I'll Only Go If I Know (That I Can Afford It)  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:03:16 -0500
New research shows if students don't think they can afford college, they may not even apply. 
Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:09:20 -0500
Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment. 
Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:01:00 -0500
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday. 
People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:05:00 -0500
People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why. 
Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:03:00 -0500
Health is not just about trips to the doctor, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Housing, stress and abuse are factors. 
Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:02:00 -0500
Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice. 
A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:58:00 -0500
The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving. 
Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball's First Black Latino Star, Dies  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:40:00 -0500
Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades. 
How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:19:46 -0500
The groundbreaking ambulance service was created in the 1960s as the city struggled with racial tensions and poor medical transport. It trained African-American men to provide crucial emergency care. 
A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:19:00 -0500
Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared. 
Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:31:00 -0500
The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become "a political football." 
6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:23:00 -0500
A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.