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'This Is Going To Be Too Hard': Keeping Kids From Using Pot  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:02:17 -0400
Once a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs. 
Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:27 -0400
The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday. 
U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:00 -0400
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department. 
Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:00 -0400
Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not? 
Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:00 -0400
Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes. 
Jon Krakauer Tells A 'Depressingly Typical' Story Of College Town Rapes  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:21:00 -0400
Krakauer's Missoula looks at stories of women who have been sexually assaulted by people they know. He says rape is unlike other crimes because in other crimes, "the victim isn't assumed to be lying." 
This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:20:00 -0400
The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017. 
Setting The Record Straight On The Phrase 'Gateway Drug'  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:34:00 -0400
Denise Kandel coined the term, often associated with marijuana, in a research paper 40 years ago. But her work suggested nicotine, not pot, was most likely to lead to the use of harder drugs. 
Rules For No-Fly List Disclosures Get An Update  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:34:00 -0400
Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status. 
Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:34:00 -0400
A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits. 
WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found 'Amazingly Intact' On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:43:00 -0400
It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy. 
Falling Through The Cracks: Young Lives Adrift In New Orleans  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:03:00 -0400
Among U.S. cities, New Orleans has the third-highest rate of young people who are neither in school nor working. Craig Adams Jr. is trying not to be one of them. 
Why Water Markets Might Work In California  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:30:00 -0400
When Australia suffered a drought in the 2000s, it set up markets to trade water rights. NPR's Linda Wertheimer asks McKenzie Funk whether water markets could help California. 
20 Years Later, Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Fight Stigmas  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:30:00 -0400
Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing. 
In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical Music  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:56:00 -0400
In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest. 
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National News From NPR
'This Is Going To Be Too Hard': Keeping Kids From Using Pot  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:02:17 -0400
Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:27 -0400
U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:45:00 -0400
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Hundreds feared dead in Med sinking  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:50:42 GMT
Hundreds held over S Africa violence  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:25:25 GMT
Shroud of Turin back on display  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:14:50 GMT
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