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New Museum Depicts 'The Life Of A Slave From Cradle To The Tomb' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:03:00 -0500 
    A New Orleans attorney has turned an antebellum plantation into a new museum. You won't find hoop skirts and mint juleps but stark relics at a site devoted entirely to a realistic look at slavery.


Jeb's Rowdy Supporters Help Him Escape The CPAC Lion's Den 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:58:00 -0500 
    The former Florida governor's supporters shouted down his hecklers at his much anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.


The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Longtime President Of Notre Dame University, Dies 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:19:00 -0500 
    Father Ted, as he was known to his friends, was influential in reshaping Catholic higher education. He was also a champion for civil rights and nuclear disarmament.


Film About Campus Sexual Assault Tells Survivors: 'You Are Not Alone' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:00:57 -0500 
    Survivors Annie Clark and Andrea Pino brought a Title IX complaint against the University of North Carolina. "This is not about UNC," Clark says. "We're not doing this to vilify our institution."


U.S., Cuba Work On Plans To Upgrade Diplomatic Posts 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:42:58 -0500 
    At the State Department on Friday the U.S. and Cuba held high level talks as they try to thaw a half century freeze in relations. They are working on plans to upgrade diplomatic posts in Havana and Washington, D.C. to full embassies.


Homeland Security Funding Bill Caught Up In House 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:42:58 -0500 
    With Senate passage of a $40 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, all eyes turn to House Speaker John Boehner. The Senate's bill does not contain language blocking President Obama's executive actions on immigration, which many House conservatives have insisted upon.


Some Republicans Skeptical Of Jeb Bush's Conservative Credentials 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:42:00 -0500 
    The Conservative Political Action Conference has been meeting just outside Washington, D.C., this week. A parade of presidential hopefuls addressed the annual event for grassroots activists. There were many conservative favorites, including Senator Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But perhaps the biggest test at CPAC was for Jeb Bush, who's long been greeted with skepticism by conservative activists.


Alienation And Charismatic Recruiters Among Keys To Radicalization 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:39:00 -0500 
    NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Maajid Nawaz, a self-described former Islamic radical who grew up in Essex, England. He now runs the counter-extremist organization Quilliam.


What Do Conservatives Want For 2016? We Asked 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:08:00 -0500 
    Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference say they want the next president to focus on bipartisanship, faith, security and lower taxes.


In The South, Way More People Are Identifying As Both Black And White 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:12:00 -0500 
    Data from the 2010 Census show that the number is rising fastest in Southern states, and among toddlers.


5 Quotes From Earl Lloyd, The First Black Player In The NBA 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 
    Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."


Families Of ISIS Victims React To Identification Of 'Jihadi John' 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:52:00 -0500 
    The family of Steven Sotloff said they hoped the man identified as Mohammed Emzawi is brought to justice. The daughter of aid worker David Haines said she wanted a "bullet between ... [his] eyes."


When Food Is Too Good To Waste, College Kids Pick Up The Scraps 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:51:00 -0500 
    Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.


Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:07:00 -0500 
    Sometimes a baby's outer ear may be a tad misshapen. Surgery can help later on, but a plastic mold makes the most of the fact that a newborn's ears are pliable. They can reshape within weeks.


Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On 'Star Trek,' Dies At 83 
  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:37:00 -0500 
    The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his granddaughter tells NPR.
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