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7:00 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

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The Two-Way
6:38 am
Fri March 27, 2015

WATCH: Obama, A 'Wire' Superfan, Talks To Show's Creator David Simon

President Obama talks to David Simon, creator of The Wire.
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President Obama is a fan of The Wire. He has even said Omar Little was his favorite character on the HBO show.

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6:25 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 7:00 am

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6:04 am
Fri March 27, 2015

German Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Concealed Medical Condition

Police officers carry boxes outside a house in Montabaur, Germany, on Thursday in connection with the investigation into the Germanwings A320 crash.
Fredrik von Erichsen EPA /Landov

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 5:14 pm

Updated at 8:53 a.m. ET

Prosecutors in Duesseldorf, Germany, say Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight FU 9525, who appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps, concealed a medical condition from his employers.

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NPR Ed
6:03 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

At Nashville's Bailey Middle Prep, Whitney Bradley teaches her 8th-graders how to organize an essay in preparation for the writing section of Tennessee's standardized test. Most in her class trail their peers in literacy.
Blake Farmer Nashville Public Radio

A stack of research suggests that all the classroom technology in the world can't compare to the power of a great teacher. And, since we haven't yet figured out how to clone our best teachers, a few schools around the country are trying something like it: Stretching them across multiple classrooms.

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4:02 am
Fri March 27, 2015

As Nigeria Votes, The Specter Of Boko Haram Hangs Over The Election

A man hammers a wall with elections posters at an open market in Kano, Nigeria, on Friday. The country is preparing for presidential elections on Saturday. President Goodluck Jonathan faces former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and 13 other candidates in what is seen as the closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999.
Goran Tomasevic Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 3:36 pm

Nigerian voters go to the polls Saturday to elect their next president and lawmakers in a vote delayed since February, partly due to the insecurity brought on by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.

In the past six weeks, Boko Haram has been pushed out of a huge zone in the northeast by Nigerian forces backed by troops from the neighboring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon. While the group has lost ground, it is still a dangerous force.

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4:02 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Examining Right-To-Work Laws Impact On Income And Economic Growth

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 7:00 am

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4:02 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Air War In Yemen May Come At The Expense of Coalition Against ISIS

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 7:00 am

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4:02 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Is There Evidence That Yemeni Rebels are Backed By Iran?

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 1:28 pm

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4:02 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Evaluating Whether It's Time To Cut The Cord

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 7:00 am

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