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Taking apart Mad Men has become a popular hobby among many Sunday-night analysts. As it enters its seventh season, it seems more self-aware than ever.
April 13, 2014
Despite a small sample of results released Sunday, the two leading candidates took the opportunity to posture about the final outcome.
April 13, 2014
Policymakers are weighing the costs and benefits of universal preschool, trying to determine what works in the classroom. One of the places they're looking is Boston.
April 13, 2014
You may be picturing a vending machine on a sidewalk, ready to dispense pot brownies to anyone with correct change. That's not quite what the backers of the machine have in mind.
April 13, 2014
Even Tiger Woods didn't make the cut at the Masters when he was 20, but Jordan Spieth is tied for the lead with Bubba Watson at 5 under par going into Sunday's final round.
April 13, 2014
The U.S., the IMF's most powerful member, has refused to sign off on reforms. On Saturday, global leaders suggested the IMF would turn to other options if Congress doesn't act by year's end.
April 13, 2014
Greenhouse gas emissions will have to drop 40 to 70 percent by 2050 — and then drop even more, to nearly zero by the end of this century — a new U.N. report says.
April 13, 2014
Both sides in Syria's bloody civil war said Saturday that a rural village fell victim to a poison gas attack, amid an ongoing international effort to rid the country of chemical weapons.
April 13, 2014
After speaking to a large Palm Sunday crowd, Pope Francis moved through the audience in his popemobile – and then got out of the vehicle to greet the faithful and pose for photos.
April 13, 2014
A Ukrainian Security Service officer has been killed and five others wounded in the eastern city of Slovyansk, officials from Ukraine's interim government said Sunday.
April 13, 2014
Drug courts were established 25 years ago, transforming the legal response to drug addicts. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to West Huddleston, CEO of an association of drug court professionals.
April 13, 2014
After Russia took over Crimea last month, the U.S. passed economic sanctions against Russia. But Republican Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says that is not good enough.
April 13, 2014
As Russian President Putin threatens to disrupt Europe's natural gas supplies, energy expert Jonathan Stern tells NPR's Rachel Martin that the continent has no short-term alternative to Russian gas.
April 13, 2014
In Ukraine, special forces are trying to take back the city of Slaviansk from encroaching pro-Russian militants. Correspondent Ari Shapiro gives NPR's Rachel Martin the latest.
April 13, 2014
As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
April 13, 2014
Plain, dry matzo tends to have a reputation for tastelessness. But Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast and blog The Sporkful, argues that the crunchy cracker is a culinary marvel.
April 13, 2014
Ukraine's interior minister says one security officer has been killed and five others have been wounded in a gunfight with pro-Russian militia.
April 13, 2014
Ukraine officer killed in gunbattle in east
April 13, 2014
"I went after my recovery like I did my drugs and found I was able to accomplish anything I truly wanted," says Daney Hill, who now works with addicted and imprisoned mothers.
April 13, 2014
Plain, dry matzo tends to have a reputation for tastelessness. But Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast and blog The Sporkful, argues that the crunchy cracker is a culinary marvel.
April 13, 2014

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