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Soccer Player Suspended For Making Calls During Match

In Ukraine, a pro soccer player for the other team said he'd watch as his opponent got the phone out from time to time, called someone and conversed. The calls didn't help, that team lost 2-1.

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What Is ... 'Morning Edition'?

This was a Daily Double answer on Jeopardy: "Steve Inskeep and David Greene host this show in the A.M. in D.C.; Renee Montagne not far from us here, in Culver City."

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Questions Over Prosecutor's Death Envelop Argentina

Alberto Nisman was investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. He was found dead in his apartment on Sunday. David Greene talks to journalist Jonathan Gilbert.

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Will 'Deflategate' Let The Air Out Of Super Bowl Hype?

Football talk hasn't really focused on the Super Bowl yet. Instead, all eyes are on the New England Patriots who are accused of deflating footballs in their playoff game with Indianapolis.

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Why NFL Teams Should Reconsider Giving Coaches The Heave-Ho

Research finds the systematic elimination of losing coaches by NFL teams generally leads to weaker performance among those teams in the following few years.

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After Son's Death, Marine's Parents Grow Close To His Platoon

The mother of a Marine killed in Iraq talks with a member of her son's platoon about being a part of an extended military family. (This story first aired on Oct. 25, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).

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Greeks Doubtful Election Will Speed Economic Recovery

Greeks go to the polls this Sunday in early parliamentary elections. An anti-bailout leftist party is leading in the polls, but the election could still end in deadlock.

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More Talks With Cuba Are Needed To Repair Broken Relations

Two days of historic talks in Havana between U.S. and Cuban diplomats ended with both sides expressing the will to continue to talk. Major obstacles still exist in the effort to normalize relations.

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Who Are The Houthis Of Yemen?

The Houthis have burst onto the scene in recent months and effectively taken control of the capital, Sanaa. Members espouse an offshoot of Shiite Islam and are now a major force in a volatile country.

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Yemen's Political Crisis Deepens After Government Resigns

Resignations by the president and his Cabinet after rebels took control of much of the capital have compounded the political crisis. David Greene talks to Yara Bayoumy, a correspondent for Reuters.

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American Millennial Missionary In Guinea Isn't Scared Off By Ebola

Luke Whitworth, 23, came to Guinea from South Carolina 13 months ago. That's when the outbreak there began. His sponsoring group gave him the option to leave — but he's determined to stay.

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Saudi Arabia's King Abullah Dies At 90

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has died. He was born before Saudi Arabia was even a country. David Greene talks to journalist and author Thomas Lippman about the king's death.

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'Red Army' Profiles How Cold War Played Out On Ice

The new documentary is not a film about Soviet-era military machines. It is the story of the legendary Soviet hockey team of the 1970s and 80s — one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports.

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Flexible Income Opportunity Helps Cities Warm To Uber, Study Says

Renee Montagne talks to former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe about his new job as vice president of strategy and policy for the ride-hailing service Uber.

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Republicans In Congress Need Strong Ideas, Ohio Governor Says

John Kasich is on a tour of Western states promoting balanced budget amendments. Steve Inskeep talks to Kasich about how the GOP is trying to reach out to low and middle-income Americans.

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House Approves Measure That Would Bar Federal Funding For Abortions

A revolt by Republican women threw a monkey wrench into plans by House GOP leadership to pass a 20-week abortion ban to coincide with the annual march in Washington protesting the Roe v Wade decision.

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