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  • 9:53am Apr 11, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Paul Ryan Talks About The President's 2014 Budget

    The House of Representative Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan says he sees hope for a bipartisan budget agreement for the first time since President Obama came to office.
  • 6:09pm Apr 10, 2013

    Court: Exxon Mobil Guilty In N.H. Contamination Suit

    Exxon Mobil has been ordered to pay more than $200 million to clean up groundwater contaminated with the gasoline additive known as MTBE. New Hampshire won the lawsuit in state court. Exxon argues the federal government approved MTBE to reduce air pollution and should be blamed for the consequences.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    Sports Sports National

    Tiger At The Masters: The Juncture Of Exhilaration And Peril

    When Tiger Woods tees off at Augusta National Golf Club this week, he will have overcome injuries and personal scandal. But commentator Frank Deford wonders whether a Masters win for Woods would be a comeback or his way of getting back at his detractors.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013

    Family In Mali Eats French President's Camel

    When French President Francois Hollande came for a visit, Mali's government gave him a camel. Unable to transport the camel home, Hollande left it with a local family who then ate it. Embarrassed officials have promised Hollande a new camel.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013

    Television Is Going To The Dogs

    Satellite company DirectTV recently introduced DogTV to its line up. The channel, just for canines, will cost humans $5.99 a month. The programs feature soothing music and animations.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    World News World News

    Hugo Chavez's Legacy Looms Over Venezuelan Election

    Morning Edition is in Venezuela ahead of Sunday's vote to elect a successor to the late President Hugo Chavez. Interim President Nicolas Maduro is running as Chavez's heir apparent. The opposition candidate is Henrique Capriles.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Immigration Protesters Aim For Rally To Motivate Lawmakers

    Thousands of demonstrators backing more generous immigration rules are expected at a big rally on Capitol Hill Wednesday. They're demanding swift action by Congress. But while preliminary agreement has been reached on a range of immigration issues, it could be weeks before a bill appears in the Senate.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    Health & Safety Health & Safety

    Mobile Clinic Looks Out For Detroit's Homeless

    A new program in Detroit is targeting chronically homeless people who do not seek out medical help. A mobile medical team visits the homeless on their turf and aggressively follows up with these patients to help get them the medicine and care they need.
  • 7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    National National Economy Politics & Government

    Some Public Defenders Warn: 'We Have Nothing Left To Cut'

    Around the country, budget cuts are bringing some federal public defenders to the breaking point. "We can't not pay the rent, and ... everything else is personnel. We can't send a computer to court," says Washington, D.C., public defender A.J. Kramer.
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    Kirk Siegler / NPR
    7:20am Apr 10, 2013
    National National Education

    L.A. Schools Hire Security Aides To Watch For Threats

    Amid deep budget cuts and layoffs, the nation's second-largest school district is spending $4.5 million to hire 1,000 new aides this year. The superintendent says he'd rather use the money to hire back teachers, but the shootings in Newtown, Conn., led to a change in priorities.