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Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners

Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes.

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Bringing Internet To The Far Corners Of The Earth

About 5 billion people are mostly or entirely disconnected from the Internet. So to capitalize on this opportunity, Google and Facebook have begun high-profile campaigns to connect the unconnected.

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Fear Of The Black Man: How Racial Bias Could Affect Crime, Labor Rates

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with professors Phillip Atiba Goff of UCLA and Harry Holzer of Georgetown University about how fears of African-American men are manifested in the criminal justice system.

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Nigerians Await Results Of Closely-Contested Election

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, assistant secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs at the State Department, about the latest on Nigeria's elections.

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Bangladeshi Blogger, Known As Free-Thinker, Violently Killed In Dhaka

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Zafar Sobhan, editor of the English-language Dhaka Tribune, for more on the death of a Bangladeshi blogger who was murdered near his home in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday.

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Though Most Americans Are Wired, Seniors Lack Internet Access In U.S.

While the U.S. is pretty well connected, there are still 20 million people who aren't online. Lee Rainie of Pew Research describes who they are and why that matters.

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Iran Talks Shed Light On Nuclear Tensions Between India, Pakistan

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Frank O'Donnell, a doctoral candidate at King's College London, about how nuclear powers India and Pakistan manage their bilateral relationship.

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Review: Courtney Barnett, 'Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit'

NPR music critic Will Hermes reviews an album that contains the best storytelling he's heard in a long time. It's the debut album from Courtney Barnett.

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Prosecution Rests Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

Federal prosecutors rested their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Monday. Medical examiners revealed the autopsy results of an 8-year-old boy who was the youngest person killed in the bombing.

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Controversy Continues Over Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Fallout continues over whether Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act sanctions discrimination. People on both sides point out that such laws are not new, but the controversy over them is.

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GNC Announces New Policy After Facing Scrutiny Over Mislabeled Products

After a probe by the New York Attorney General's office, GNC has announced major new testing and quality control procedures.

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To Catch Up On Unsolved Murders, Detroit Detectives Mine Cold Cases

Criminologists say the country's poor homicide clearance rate could be improved if police departments put more effort into solving murders.

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Jon Stewart's Replacement Is Unlikely Choice For 'The Daily Show'

"The Daily Show" replaces departing host Jon Stewart with South African comedian Trevor Noah. He is a relatively unknown comedian and an unlikely choice for the program.

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Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue As Preliminary Deadline Looms

NPR's Audie Cornish learns the latest in the nuclear talks with Iran and six world powers taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland. Their deadline to reach a preliminary agreement is midnight Tuesday.

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Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.

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After Reelection Win, Netanyahu Faces Demands From Right-Wing Base

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a center-right government following the election. But pressure from President Obama might make Netanyahu back off some campaign pledges.

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