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A Measles Outbreak In The Philippines Travels To The U.S.  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:48:38 -0400
International travel is one reason why the number of measles cases in the U.S. has spiked this year. But the number of people who refuse to get their children vaccinated is a factor, too. 
American Journalist Freed By Kidnappers In Eastern Ukraine  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:14:00 -0400
Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, was seized at gunpoint by masked men in the city of Slovyansk earlier this week. Vice says he is now safe and in good health. 
Bracing For A Battle, Vermont Passes GMO Labeling Bill  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:04:00 -0400
The Green Mountain State is poised to become the first to require GMO labeling. But a federal lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would outlaw state rules like Vermont's. 
Long-Lost Wreck Off San Francisco Recalls Anti-Chinese History  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:34:00 -0400
The City of Chester, which sank in 1888 after colliding with the liner Oceanic, has been found. At the time, false reports that the other ship's Chinese crew failed to assist stoked racial hatred. 
The Ten Commandments In The Digital Age  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:11:00 -0400
From adultery to envy, is social media making it harder to honor the Ten Commandments? Paul Edwards of The Deseret News talks about its series on how the Commandments fit into American life today. 
Is Drug Testing For Welfare Fair?  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:02:00 -0400
Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state workers and welfare recipients ran into trouble in the courts. Law professor Pauline Kim and reporter Curt Anderson discuss the drug testing battle. 
Lawyers Use High Court Petition To Highlight Prosecutorial Misconduct  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:05:00 -0400
A computer support technician convicted of possessing ricin to use as a weapon wants the Supreme Court to hear his appeal. He says prosecutors denied him due process by failing to disclose evidence. 
Obama: Japan's Administration Of Disputed Islands Shouldn't Change  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:50:00 -0400
A standoff over sovereignty of an island chain that Japan calls Senkaku and China calls Diaoyu has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years. 
Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:39:00 -0400
The 15-year-old boy hid in the wheel well of a jet that flew Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. Though temperatures plunged and oxygen was scant, he survived. The father says Allah "saved him." 
Competition Watches As Wal-Mart Debuts Money Transfer Service  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:04:00 -0400
Customers will be able to send and receive up to $900 at a time at more than 4,000 U.S. stores. Analysts don't think the other money transfer clients will be hurt because of their loyal customer base. 
Bob Dole Returns To Kansas For Gratitude Tour  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:39:00 -0400
The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it's an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics. 
When Money Trumps Need In College Admissions  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:37:00 -0400
Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene. 
FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:03:00 -0400
If the agency has its way, it will ban sales to minors and keep e-cigarettes out of vending machines. People also would be warned that the nicotine vapor the devices emit is addictive. 
In Age Of Custom-Tailored Ed Tech, Teachers Shop Off The Rack  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:24:05 -0400
Even as investment in education technology grows, teachers say free tools are just as effective as paid ones. 
Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:14:00 -0400
Most of us aren't as maleficent as the fairy in "Sleeping Beauty," but we're still apt to spite others, even at risk of harming ourselves. Psychologists are trying to figure out why.