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Native American Tribes Win Child Welfare Case In South Dakota  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
A federal court ruled Tuesday in summary judgment that the state of South Dakota has routinely violated federal law by taking Native American children from their families and tribes. 
Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
Six world powers and Iran will extend their deadline by a day to form a preliminary nuclear agreement. 
Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won't pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges. 
Indiana Governor Reaffirms Support For Criticized Religious Freedom Law  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence addressed the continuing controversy surrounding his state's religious freedom law Tuesday. 
Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image. 
U.S. Announces Target To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:44:06 -0400
The White House proposal will be submitted at the next big climate meeting in Paris this December. It marks the beginning of a worldwide plan for countries to combat climate change. 
Media Mischief On April Fools' Day  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:01:00 -0400
When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny — or not. 
Tweeners Trust Peers More Than Adults When Judging Risks  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:35:00 -0400
We all tend to adjust our opinions based on what other people think. But young teenagers pay far more attention to other teens than they do to adults, a study finds. That explains a lot, doesn't it? 
Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:26:00 -0400
Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank in part because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region. 
Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:15:00 -0400
Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today. 
What The 2016 Hopefuls Are Saying About Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:00 -0400
"This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs," said Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton tweeted: "Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today." 
The Revival Of Lamb Ham: A Colonial Tradition Renewed  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:52:00 -0400
British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back. 
Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells Apart  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:36:00 -0400
Scientists are still better than computers at assessing a neuron's health by looking at its shape. But an effort that includes an international series of hackathons could help speed the process. 
Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart's Replacement, Goes From Hero To Villain In 24 Hours  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:18:00 -0400
Soon after it was announced that Noah will host The Daily Show, it emerged that some of his tweets mocked women and Jews — tweets that critics have called sexist and anti-Semitic. 
Alabama Judge Says Raising Money To Be Elected Is 'Tawdry'  Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0400
Mixing judges with campaign contributions can lead to conflicts of interest. Fresh Air talks to retired Judge Sue Bell Cobb and the Center for American Progress' Billy Corriher.