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Posted: 2019-03-18 20:19:00
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Japan doesn't think battery electric cars are the only future for transportation. It is investing millions to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, citing their convenience for consumers.
Posted: 2019-03-18 20:19:00
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Japan doesn't think battery electric cars are the only future for transportation. It is investing millions to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, citing their convenience for consumers.
Posted: 2019-03-15 15:06:30
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Student strikes, the Brexit boondoggle and Chinese leadership on civil aviation dominated the week in global news.

Posted: 2019-03-21 16:24:47
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More than 400 people have been killed from the storm and subsequent flooding across Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.
Posted: 2019-03-21 16:24:47
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More than 400 people have been killed from the storm and subsequent flooding across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Posted: 2019-03-21 15:31:00
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The casualties included many children, as a vessel carrying Nowruz holiday revelers capsized in the Tigris River. Authorities said the boat appeared not to have had life vests on board.
Posted: 2019-03-20 10:25:00
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Ohio Regulators Say Fish From Cuyahoga River Are Safe To Eat
The Cuyahoga River flows through Cleveland. In the 1960s, the old industrial city was so polluted that the river repeatedly caught fire. Decades of environmental regulation has made a difference.
Posted: 2019-03-20 09:03:00
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Rebuilding Paradise, One New Home At A Time
While many doubt the wisdom of rebuilding in a fire zone, the first building permits have been issued as the town of Paradise, Calif. begins to recover from the devastating Camp Fire of last...
Posted: 2019-03-19 14:32:28
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Nebraska Floods: 74 Cities, 65 Counties Declare A State of Emergency
Vice President Pence will visit Nebraska on Tuesday to survey damage caused by Midwest floods that have killed at least four people and displaced hundreds.
Posted: 2019-03-19 11:58:00
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'Poppy Apocalypse': A California City Swarmed By Selfie Stick-Toting Tourists
More than 100,000 people descended on Lake Elsinore, Calif., over the weekend for a chance to frolic among the flowers. City officials strained to keep up.
Posted: 2019-03-19 11:00:21
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Why Restaurant Demand For Smaller Fish Fillets Is Bad News For Oceans
Many U.S. chefs and retailers prefer intact fillets that constitute a single portion. That demand is driving overfishing for young fish that haven't reproduced. A new campaign aims to change...
Posted: 2019-03-19 09:03:00
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Nebraska's Flood-Damaged Highways Are An Immediate Concern
Nebraska officials face millions of dollars in repairs after floods inundated parts of the state. Repairs to bridges and highways could take months or years to finish.
Posted: 2019-03-18 20:19:00
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Japan Is Betting Big On The Future Of Hydrogen Cars
Japan doesn't think battery electric cars are the only future for transportation. It is investing millions to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, citing their convenience for consumers.

Posted: 2019-03-21 21:17:17
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Black students at San Francisco State College walked out in a protest that led to the rise of ethnic studies departments at colleges and universities around the country.
Posted: 2019-03-21 19:33:57
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From Presidents Ulysses Grant to Richard Nixon to Bill Clinton and Trump, a number of independent investigators have looked into allegations too hot for normal processes.
Posted: 2019-03-21 09:16:00
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More than two dozen Democrats have announced their White House bid, and more are expected to get in the race. Rachel Martin talks to commentator Cokie Roberts about the history of campaign launches.
Posted: 2019-03-21 09:16:00
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'Time Is Running Out': Museum Curator In Florida Races To Preserve Holocaust Items
Since Holocaust survivors are getting older and their stories are fading away, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is putting curators in regions where survivors live to preserve their memories.
Posted: 2019-03-20 15:58:00
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'The Lost Gutenberg' Traces One Bible's 500-Year Journey
The depth of Margaret Leslie Davis' research on the tome's history cannot be understated — her writing is straightforward and, at times, heartbreaking, but outstanding reporting lies at the...
Posted: 2019-03-20 15:58:00
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'The Lost Gutenberg' Traces One Bible's 500-Year Journey
The depth of Margaret Leslie Davis' research on the tome's history cannot be understated — her writing is straightforward and, at times, heartbreaking, but outstanding reporting lies at the...
Posted: 2019-03-18 14:06:30
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Preet Bharara: From The Southern District To Springsteen
Preet Bharara is the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Posted: 2019-03-17 12:45:00
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Identifying An Unknown Native Man
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Vincent Schilling of Indian Country Today. His publication has helped identify an unknown Native man in a poster that's set to go on on display in a German...
Posted: 2019-03-15 21:54:27
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In New Zealand, Mass Shootings Are Very Rare
One of the most shocking aspects of the attack that has left at least 49 people dead is that it happened in a country where low crime rates are a part of its identity.

Posted: 2019-03-21 05:00:01
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 21, 2019 is: hamartia • \hah-mahr-TEE-uh\  • noun : a flaw in character that brings about the downfall...
Posted: 2019-03-21 05:00:01
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 21, 2019 is: hamartia • \hah-mahr-TEE-uh\  • noun : a flaw in character that brings about the downfall...
Posted: 2019-03-20 05:00:01
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 20, 2019 is: canker • \KANG-ker\  • verb 1 : to become infested with erosive or spreading sores 2...
Posted: 2019-03-20 05:00:01
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canker
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 20, 2019 is: canker • \KANG-ker\  • verb 1 : to become infested with erosive or spreading sores 2...
Posted: 2019-03-19 05:00:01
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orthography
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 19, 2019 is: orthography • \or-THAH-gruh-fee\  • noun 1 a : the art of writing words with the proper...
Posted: 2019-03-18 05:00:01
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parabolic
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 18, 2019 is: parabolic • \pair-uh-BAH-lik\  • adjective 1 : expressed by or being a parable : allegorical 2...
Posted: 2019-03-17 05:00:01
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smithereens
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 17, 2019 is: smithereens • \smih-thuh-REENZ\  • plural noun : fragments, bits Examples: ...
Posted: 2019-03-16 05:00:01
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encroach
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 16, 2019 is: encroach • \in-KROHCH\  • verb 1 : to enter by gradual steps or by stealth into the possessions...
Posted: 2019-03-15 05:00:01
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two-bit
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for March 15, 2019 is: two-bit • \TOO-BIT\  • adjective 1 : cheap or trivial of its kind : petty, small-time 2...