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Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

March 30
Eyder Peralta / NPR

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners

March 30
Quinn Klinefelter / NPR
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Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes.

California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of Room

March 30
Eyder Peralta / NPR

The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells.

Airstrikes In Yemen Intensify, Hit Refugee Camp

March 30
Jackie Northam / NPR
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Airstrikes intensified as Houthi rebels advanced on the port city of Aden. Aid agencies say one airstrike killed dozens at a refugee camp, while Yemeni officials blamed rebel shelling.

Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

March 30
Gregory Warner / NPR
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Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But none of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.

Cholita, An Abused Bear In Peru, Gets A New Home In Colorado

March 30
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro / NPR
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An animal rights group says it now has permission to bring the Andean bear to a sanctuary in Colorado along with more than 30 lions that have been removed from circuses.

Money Rules: Candidates Go Around The Law, As Cash Records To Be Smashed

March 30
Peter Overby / NPR
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More money is expected to be raised and spent in 2016 than in any election in U.S. history. But, as candidates ditch old ways of campaigning, more of it is expected to be undisclosed and untraceable.

Our Food-Safety System Is A Patchwork With Big Holes, Critics Say

March 30
Grant Gerlock / NPR

More than a dozen federal agencies play a part in keeping food from making Americans sick. Critics say the system has gaps, and we'd all be safer if federal food safety efforts were under one roof.

Judy Woodruff Recalls Assassination Attempt On President Reagan

March 30
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill President Reagan on March 30, 1981. Reporter Judy Woodruff, then with NBC News, was there.

The Hidden Costs Of Teacher Turnover

March 30
Owen Phillips / NPR
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Constant churn costs billions. Professor Richard Ingersoll says schools can fix this without spending a dime.

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