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Republicans Look To Avoid Upset In Arizona Special Election

April 24
Bret Jaspers / NPR

In a conservative congressional district outside of Phoenix, national Republicans have spent about $1 million to protect the seat vacated by former GOP Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in December.

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Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

April 24
Rachel Martin / NPR

The U.S. and U.K. governments say Russia is targeting infrastructure in the West with cyberattacks. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity chief Jeanette Manfra explains stay safe.

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After Diesel Scandal, VW Turns To New Leadership And Electric Cars

April 24
Sonari Glinton / NPR

The German auto giant has a new top management and a new focus. The diesel scandal helped drive VW toward investing in electric cars, but other major automakers are betting on a plug-in future too.

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Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage U.S. Credibility

April 24
Scott Neuman / NPR

Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, said that no one will trust the United States to stick to an international agreement if it goes back on the nuclear deal.

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Border Patrol Agent Acquitted In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Mexican Teen

April 23
Scott Neuman / NPR

The judge declared a mistrial after the jury deadlocked on a lesser charge of manslaughter against agent Lonnie Swartz.

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California Independence Backers Can Collect Signatures

April 23
By Associated Press

The proposed initiative is the third so-called Calexit proposal since President Donald Trump's election. Previous efforts were withdrawn or failed to gather the required signatures.

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Former President George. H.W. Bush Hospitalized For Blood Infection

April 23
Jessica Taylor / NPR

The 93-year-old former president was admitted to a Houston hospital for treatment just one day after the funeral of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush.

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Colorado Supreme Court Boots GOP Congressman Off 2018 Ballot

April 23
Jessica Taylor / NPR

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Rep. Doug Lamborn's signatures were gathered by someone who wasn't a state resident and were therefore invalid. He may still appeal to a federal court.

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Waffle House Shooting Underscores How Gun Laws Vary From State To State

April 23
Meribah Knight / NPR

Travis Reinking's guns were seized in Illinois, but he may have broken no laws by having those guns — including an AR-15 — when he moved to Tennessee late last year.

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Veteran Receives Penis Transplant To Repair War Wound

April 23
Richard Harris / NPR

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital say 11 surgeons were involved in the 14-hour surgery in March. The patient, who requested anonymity, is expected to be released from the hospital this week

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VIDEO: Stun Gun Used 10 Times On Airplane Passenger Who Allegedly Fondled A Woman

April 23
Vanessa Romo / NPR

An American Airlines passenger was shocked with a stun gun 10 times, then forcibly removed from an airplane after a woman accused him of touching her without permission, said Miami-Dade Police.

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Redesigning Maternal Care: Ob-Gyns Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner And More Often

April 23
Nina Martin / NPR

Sweeping changes in medical practice could improve the dismal U.S. rate of maternal deaths and near-deaths, an influential doctors' group says.

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A 13-Year-Old In Afghanistan Won't Let His Injuries Get Him Down

April 23
Ruchi Kumar / NPR

Barkatullah is one of thousands of children who are casualties of the conflict. The latest are victims from Sunday's suicide bomb attack. What does the future hold for these youngsters?

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Remnants Of Migrant Caravan To Arrive In Tijuana This Week

April 23
By Associated Press, Jean Guerrero

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump. The approximately 600 migrants arrived in the northern city of Hermosillo aboard trains over the weekend.

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Rep. Susan Davis Calls For Navy Assessment Of Cross-Border Sewage Spills

April 23
By City News Service

San Diego Congresswoman Susan Davis might ask the U.S. Navy to look at border sewage spills that have rankled a wide variety of government, environmental and recreational stakeholders for years.

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10 Pedestrians Killed, Hit By Van In Toronto, Police Say

April 23
Sasha Ingber / NPR

Fifteen people were being treated for injuries after the incident. A suspect identified as Alex Minassian, 25, has been arrested. A public safety official says there is no apparent terrorist motive.

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Democrat Sara Jacobs Wants To Change The Face Of Congress

April 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Democrat Sara Jacobs is one of 16 candidates vying to replace Republican Darrell Issa in the 49th Congressional District. At 29, Jacobs could become the youngest woman elected to Congress.

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S.Korea Halts Propaganda Broadcasts Before Summit With North

April 23
By Associated Press

South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming talks, expected to focus on the North's nuclear program.