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Census Bureau data show that women still earn less than men. Nate Beeler questions President Obama's math, while Pat Bagley thinks the GOP will regret its opposition.
April 11, 2014
At least nine people died and several dozen were injured when a Fed Ex truck slammed into a charter bus. The high school students and chaperones were going to visit a Northern California college.
April 11, 2014
As a scholar, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power wrote about the U.S. failure to intervene in Rwanda. Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to her about current crises in Africa.
April 11, 2014
Collin Smith was in high school when an accident left him unable to use his arms and legs. So Ernest Greene, 50 years his senior, decided to help. And when Collin went to college, Ernest went, too.
April 11, 2014
Repaying college debts prevents many Americans from investing in homes or retirement. The impact can add up — for individuals and the economy as a whole, a researcher says.
April 11, 2014
In the coming years, the U.S. Army could drop to its lowest level since World War II. Some think a leaner force can meet the challenges ahead, others argue the U.S. will face unacceptable risks.
April 11, 2014
They have recovered from the deadly virus that is ravaging Guinea. They feel blessed by their good fortune. But family and friends are often afraid to welcome them back with open arms.
April 11, 2014
Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
April 11, 2014
A woman was taken into custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage at a Scrap Recycling Industries meeting in Las Vegas.
April 10, 2014
A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed a grassy freeway median in Northern California and slammed into a bus carrying high school students on a visit to a college. At least 9 were killed, authorities said.
April 10, 2014
For the cautious president and the free-wheeling reverend, there's a political symbiosis that comes from sharing the same stage.
April 10, 2014
Kathleen Sebelius has resigned from her position as secretary of health and human services. President Obama accepted her resignation, and he plans to nominate Sylvia Matthews Burwell to replace her.
April 10, 2014
A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case prompted by last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
April 10, 2014
Health Secrerary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after a five-year term that will no doubt be remembered for the calamitous implementation of Obamacare.
April 10, 2014
In a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, Germans overwhelmingly said they prefer EU data privacy standards to those of the U.S.
April 10, 2014
Eric Deggans looks at the move by Stephen Colbert from the show he does in character on Comedy Central to CBS late night.
April 10, 2014
Democrats made lots of speeches about the horrors of the GOP's Ryan budget. Republicans made lots of speeches about its wonders. The actual effect on public policy? None.
April 10, 2014
A Beijing artist who collected a jar of air from Provence, France, sold it at auction "to question China's foul air and express dissatisfaction."
April 10, 2014
The wearable computing headset will be available for anyone to purchase, for one day only, on Tuesday. Google says it's expanding the Glass testing program to get more feedback.
April 10, 2014
The Albuquerque Police Department has engaged in excessive force and unreasonable deadly force, according to a civil rights investigation by the Department of Justice.
April 10, 2014

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