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2 Years After Garment Factory Collapse, Are Workers Any Safer?

At the site of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, families gathered to remember their loved ones and call for better working conditions. Changes have been made, but there's a long way to go.

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Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner

Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.

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Lost Siblings Find Each Other On Dating App

The reunited siblings met online and discovered they had a lot in common: both had parents who split in a divorce and both had a sibling they hadn't seen in years because of that divorce.

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Tales Of Environmental Activism

The Rhode Island Tree Council wants to set the record for hugging trees on Saturday. And, Christopher Swain, a clean-water advocate, swam in New York's most polluted canal. He said it tasted bad.

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A Look At 'Blackbird,' The First Film On The New 'Black Netflix'

The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. Its first original movie, Blackbird, is about a gay interracial romance in the Deep South.

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Kidnappers In Mexico Now Target Undocumented Migrants

David Greene talks with Sarah Stillman of The New Yorker about her report on kidnappers in Mexico who are grabbing thousands of Central American migrants every year, as they travel to the U.S.

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After 5-Month Delay, Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

After a long delay and a lot of partisan rancor, much of which had nothing to do with her, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general. She could be sworn in as early as Monday.

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Cleveland Police Officer On Trial In Deaths Of 2 Unarmed Black Suspects

In 2012, a late-night, high-speed chase ended with police officers shooting 137 bullets at two black suspect, who were unarmed. The incident prompted a scathing report from the Justice Department.

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European Leaders Vow To Do More To Help Arriving Migrants

At a summit in Brussels, they pledged more money and military resources to saving lives of migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean. They also introduced a plan to target traffickers' boats.

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Rejected Decades Ago, Publisher Can't Keep 'Pioneer Girl' In Stock

In the 1930s, unknown author Laura Ingalls Wilder couldn't find a publisher for her memoir, Pioneer Girl. Instead, she and her daughter turned the stories into a series of Little House books.

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Aid Workers Hear Migrants' Accounts Of Shipwrecks

The charity Save the Children has been hearing from migrants who have survived the dangerous journey to Europe from across the Mediterranean. Text messages come in every day about boats in distress.

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Europe Grapples With How To Deal With Influx Of Migrants

Thousands cross the Mediterranean hoping to escape civil instability or economic hardship. Renee Montagne talks to Joel Millman of the International Organization for Migration about Europe's response.

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U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Al-Qaida Hostages, Including An American

A U.S. drone strike in January killed an American being held hostage in Pakistan by al-Qaida, the White House announced Thursday. Warren Weinstein was killed along with another aid worker, from Italy.

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Clinton Faces Bad Headlines And More Questions Of Scandal

From questions surrounding the Clinton family foundation to a congressional investigation into Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's campaign is pushing back against allegations of scandal.

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As Governors Eye The White House, Home Takes A Back Seat

Governing is messy, but slumping approval ratings for hopefuls like Scott Walker and Chris Christie likely won't have much impact on the presidential contest.

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Will Apple's Newest Gadget Ignite A Smart Watch Movement?

As Apple's smart watch goes on sale, there are some big questions about the whole idea of the wrist watch as a computer, including whether consumers come to see them as a luxury or a necessity.

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