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  • 7:51am Jan 03, 2014
    World News World News

    Iraq Fights To Quell Uprising By Al-Qaida-Linked Militias

    Using airstrikes and ground troops, the Iraqi military is fighting to quell an armed uprising by al-Qaida-linked militias in the country's western Anbar province. David Greene talks to Will Dunlop, a reporter for the French press agency, for an update.
  • 3:44pm Jan 02, 2014
    National National

    Is It Legal For Undocumented Immigrant To Practice Law?

    Opponents argue that admitting Sergio Garcia to the bar would violate a federal law prohibiting entities funded with state money from granting undocumented immigrants professional licenses. The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case on Wednesday.
  • 11:29am Jan 02, 2014
    World News World News

    Saudi Arabia To Give Military Aid To Lebanon

    Lebanon has announced Saudi Arabia will give it $3 billion to buy weapons. To explain the significance of this gift, Renee Montagne talks to Aram Nerguizian, a senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • 7:52am Jan 02, 2014

    Twins Born Minutes Apart But In Different Years

    If little Lorraine Begazo turns out like many big sisters, she'll lord it over her brother Brandon that she's the older one. And she was born the year before he was. The twins were born 2 minutes apart — one on New Year's Eve and the other on New Year's Day.
  • 7:52am Jan 02, 2014

    Isaac Asimov Right On With Some 2014 Predictions

    Fifty years ago, science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov foresaw gadgets that "relieve mankind of tedious jobs" like machines that heat water and prepare coffee. He predicted smartphones — noting we'd be able to see and hear someone we call, and be able to look at photos on the same screen.
  • 7:52am Jan 02, 2014
    National National

    Is U.S. Ready Rethink Sept. 11 Security Policies?

    President Obama will announce this year how he wants to overhaul operations at the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies. The NSA surveillance activities disclosed by Edward Snowden have been criticized by Congress and others. In the past, reports of intelligence abuses or failures have prompted significant changes.
  • 11:42am Jan 01, 2014
    Science Science Health & Safety

    Alarm Clock Sets Off A Real Wake-Up Call

    Later this month, a Chicago based company called Fig will ship out a new product that it believes will help keep people motivated to meet their life goals. It's an alarm clock, but an unusual one.
  • 11:42am Jan 01, 2014
    Sports Sports

    Rose Bowl Highlights College Football Game Day

    A lot of sports fans will be glued to their televisions this New Year's Day. There are a number of big college football bowl games on Wednesday, including the 100th Rose Bowl.
  • 11:42am Jan 01, 2014

    3 NPR Correspondents Change Beats

    As the new year begins, a few of the familiar voices you hear on NPR will be coming from different places. Call it our own version of musical chairs. Morning Edition co-host David Greene checks in with Ari Shapiro, Philip Reeves and Tamara Keith, who will be covering different beats.
  • 11:42am Jan 01, 2014
    National National Politics & Government Religion

    Justice Sotomayor Blocks Part Of Birth Control Mandate

    The Supreme Court justice issued a decision Tuesday night that's putting part of President Obama's health insurance law in doubt. Groups like the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged are suing to block the law, saying it violates their religious freedom.