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Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

While police in Fairfield, Maine, were searching for a supsect, he was posting on Snapchat. A friend told police where he was hiding, according to the Morning Sentinel.

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Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres and the Arizona Coyotes are battling for the title of the worst in the league. The loser would get better odds of landing a top draft pick.

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Evaluating Whether It's Time To Cut The Cord

Several big media companies recently announced new ways to bring TV over the Internet. For example, HBO's streaming service, Sony's PlayStation Vue and a rumored service from Apple.

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Is There Evidence That Yemeni Rebels are Backed By Iran?

To find out, Steve Inskeep talks to Robin Wright, a contributor to The New Yorker and a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute Of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center.

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Air War In Yemen May Come At The Expense of Coalition Against ISIS

Most of the members of the coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen, are also members of the U.S.-led coalition in Syria that's been waging an air campaign against the self-styled Islamic State.

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Examining Right-To-Work Laws Impact On Income And Economic Growth

Last week, Morning Edition aired a piece about right-to-work laws in Kentucky. To clarify some assertions made in the piece, Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution.

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As Nigeria Votes, The Specter Of Boko Haram Hangs Over The Election

Nigerians pick their president on Saturday. For election officials, the challenges include providing ballots for the many voters displaced by Boko Haram attacks.

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Alps Crash Has Aviation Officials Reconsidering Safety Protocols

Investigators in the Germanwings crash are piecing together info from the cockpit voice recorder to try to draw conclusions about the crash's cause. The search continues for the flight data recorder.

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Senators Endure Vote-A-Rama With Coping Mechanisms

As they do every time the Senate takes up a budget resolution, senators spend hours voting on proposals they want to add to the document, which isn't technically a budget but a vision statement.

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Critics: Religious Liberty Bill Discriminates Against Homosexuals

Indiana's governor signed into law a measure that would allow businesses and individuals to act based on their religious beliefs. Gay rights groups say it opens the door to legal discrimination.

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Had History Of Depression, German Reports Reveal

The cockpit voice recorder indicates the co-pilot appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps. A German tabloid reports he was being treated for depression.

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Movie Review: 'While We're Young'

Writer-director Noah Baumbach has made some of the most talked about indie films. He's back with: "While We're Young." Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan says its one of his best.

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U.S. Refugee Program Ignores Dangers Children Face, Critics Say

The White House has been trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied children into the U.S. from Mexico. Steve Inskeep talks to Human Rights Watch's Bill Felick and the State Department's Simon Henshaw.

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Twist Of Fate: An Accident Brings 'Beautiful Symmetry' To 2 Lives

Back in high school, Jeff Wilson accidentally hit Tammie Baird with his car. Now 30 years later, they're amazed at how that traumatic experience led to dramatic changes for both of them.

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Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press finds.

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NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth

During astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space, scientists will compare his physiology with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.

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