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Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:09:20 -0500 
    Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment.


Netanyahu To Preview Speech To Congress Before AIPAC Conference 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:01:00 -0500 
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C, where he is expected to give a contentious speech before Congress on Tuesday. He appears before a powerful pro-Israeli lobby on Monday.


People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:05:00 -0500 
    People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.


Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:03:00 -0500 
    Health is not just about trips to the doctor, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Housing, stress and abuse are factors.


Supreme Court To Weigh Power Of Redistricting Commissions 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:02:00 -0500 
    Although the court has viewed gerrymandering of legislative districts as a practice that deprives citizens of fair representation, it's also thrown up its hands when it comes to policing the practice.


A Nearly Recession-Proof City Is Not Slowing Down 
  Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:58:00 -0500 
    The unemployment rate in Lincoln, Neb., is one of lowest in the U.S., thanks to a well-educated workforce. The focus now is on finding workers and keeping young people from leaving.


Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball's First Black Latino Star, Dies 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:40:00 -0500 
    Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades.


How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:19:46 -0500 
    The groundbreaking ambulance service was created in the 1960s as the city struggled with racial tensions and poor medical transport. It trained African-American men to provide crucial emergency care.


A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:19:00 -0500 
    Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.


Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:31:00 -0500 
    The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become "a political football."


6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:23:00 -0500 
    A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.


Venezuela Cuts American Embassy Staff, Restricts U.S. Travel 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:10:45 -0500 
    President Nicolas Maduro accused Washington of "gringo" meddling and placed several individuals, including George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Marco Rubio on a list of people banned from the country.


ISS Spacewalkers Perform Tricky Cable, Antenna, Installation 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 
    Two American astronauts at the Space Station are outside the craft for the last of three jobs aimed at paving the way to receive a new generation of crew modules beginning in 2017.


Watermelon Wedge Issue Ripens In Oklahoma 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500 
    The watermelon has been Oklahoma's state vegetable — not fruit — for nearly a decade. The poor melon has become a political football, as some lawmakers now want to repeal the its title.


Israelis See Netanyahu's U.S. Speech As Last-Ditch Pitch For Votes 
  Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:07:40 -0500 
    Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress just before Israeli elections. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Chemi Shalev, the U.S. editor of Haartz, about how the controversial visit is playing back home.
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