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  • 8:50am Apr 05, 2013

    Moscow Man Can't Wait For Summer Weather

    The man was picketing Moscow's Hydrometeorological Center wearing swim trunks and holding a sign that read: "Let Summer Come Faster." Russian forecasters now predict that "everything will thaw fast" — adding, "we are meeting him halfway."
  • 8:50am Apr 05, 2013

    Novartis Loses Patent Battle In India

    India's Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent a new version of a cancer drug. It's a landmark decision that health activists say ensures poor patients around the world will get continued access to cheap versions of lifesaving medicines.
  • 7:30am Apr 05, 2013

    Fan Refuses To Shave Until A D.C. Team Wins A Championship

    Thomas McAllister believes in his Washington, D.C. teams so much that he's vowing not to shave until one of them - the Redskins, Wizards, Capitals or Nationals - goes all the way. The Washington Post says he hasn't shaved since last June, a day before he got married.
  • 7:30am Apr 05, 2013
    Sports Sports

    Wichita Cheers Shocker's Place In Final 4

    The Wichita State Shockers are returning to the NCAA men's Final 4 for the first time since 1965. Morning Edition has some fascinating history about the school that you might not know.
  • 7:30am Apr 05, 2013

    The Ups And Downs Of Cyber Currency Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is a virtual currency that's traded online. It's been on a wild ride lately, soaring in value during the Cyprus banking crisis. And this week, the price plummeted after a Bitcoin trading exchange was hacked.
  • 7:30am Apr 05, 2013

    Hewlett-Packard's Chairman Lane Steps Down

    The computer maker's chairman Ray Lane has stepped down as executive chairman. He's been on thin ice with shareholders after his role in acquiring a business software company ended up hurting HP's bottom line.
  • 7:30am Apr 05, 2013
    World News World News

    Talks Over Iran's Nuclear Program Resume In Kazakhstan

    Iranian envoys are to meet over the next two days with diplomats from the U.S., Russia, Britain, France, China and Germany. No one is expecting a breakthrough though in the long-running confrontation over Tehran's nuclear enrichment program.
  • Spilled crude oil is seen in a drainage ditch near evacuated homes near Starlite Road in Mayflower, Ark., on March 31. An Exxon Mobil pipeline carrying Canadian crude oil was shut off after it ruptured March 29, causing an evacuation of 22 homes.
    Jacob Slaton / Reuters/Landov
    10:45am Apr 04, 2013
    National National Science Environment

    Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System

    More than half of the nation's pipelines were built before 1970. In fact, ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline, which burst Friday in Mayflower, Ark., is 65 years old. According to federal statistics, pipelines have on average 280 significant spills a year. Most aren't big enough to make headlines.
  • 10:30am Apr 04, 2013

    Man Gets A Refund Over Missing Explosion In 'Jack Reacher'

    The action film Jack Reacher hit theaters in December, but a man didn't think it was action-packed enough. That's because the trailer featured an explosion that wasn't in the movie. He complained to the Advertising Standards Authority and got his money refunded.