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Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

April 17
Peter Overby / NPR
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Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?

Oklahoma Approves Nitrogen Asphyxiation For Executions

April 17
Scott Neuman / NPR

The new method was proposed after the botched execution by lethal injection last year of an Oklahoma inmate.

First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

April 17
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.

As Ebola Cases Dwindle, West Africa Turns To Economic Recovery

April 17
Nurith Aizenman / NPR
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International banks are promising nearly a billion dollars in aid to the three countries hardest hit by Ebola. The number of weekly cases has dropped below 40 — the lowest level since last May.

Running A Marathon? How To Eat and Drink So You Don't Hit The Wall

April 17
Allison Aubrey / NPR
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There's only so much fuel you can store before a big race. A performance nutrition expert gives us the rub on how to optimize carb-loading to avoid the miserable experience of running out of fuel.

As Lake Mead Levels Drop, The West Braces For Bigger Drought Impact

April 17
Kirk Siegler / NPR
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Near Las Vegas, levels in the nation's largest reservoir have dropped 140 feet since 2000. Water deliveries to Nevada, Arizona and California may soon be rationed — and farmers would feel it first.

Remembering Don Quayle, NPR's First President

April 17
Susan Stamberg / NPR
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The first president of NPR has died at the age of 84. Don Quayle had a long career in public broadcasting, both in television and radio. Susan Stamberg reflects on his impact on NPR and her career.

In New Orleans, A Second-Chance School Tries Again

April 17
Eric Westervelt / NPR
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Crescent Leadership Academy has a checkered reputation, but a new principal is trying to do right by some of the toughest — and most troubled — kids in the city.

Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

April 17
Brian Naylor / NPR
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After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone to far?

5 Things You Should Know About Mike Huckabee

April 17
Amita Kelly / NPR
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He's run marathons and issued more than 1,000 pardons and commutations as governor of Arkansas. Here's what you might not know or remember about Huckabee.