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Clinton's Portrait Has Hint Of Lewinsky's Blue Dress, Artist Says  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:29:00 -0500
Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News a shadow on the left side of the painting represents not only the infamous dress, but also "a shadow on the office he held, or on" President Clinton. 
Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0500
A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession. 
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Congress' Longest-Serving Woman, To Retire  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:54:00 -0500
The Maryland Democrat has served in the Senate since 1987 and was the first woman to chair the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee. 
The Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves Takes On Mississippi's Past  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:31:00 -0500
Judge Carlton Reeves went from cleaning a judge's office to confronting Mississippi's past from the bench. 
Video Shows LA 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. 
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National News From NPR
Clinton's Portrait Has Hint Of Lewinsky's Blue Dress, Artist Says  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:29:00 -0500
Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0500
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Congress' Longest-Serving Woman, To Retire  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:54:00 -0500
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