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4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least'

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 7:26 am

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Asia
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 11:27 am

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Law
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Georgia Settles Case Alleging Assembly-Line Justice For Children

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 7:26 am

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National Security
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

A shackled detainee is transported by guards, including a female soldier, at Camp Delta detention center, Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, in this photo from December 2006.
Brennan Linsley AP

Originally published on Sun May 3, 2015 5:08 pm

A clash between Muslim inmates and the female soldiers assigned to guard them has led to a standoff at the lockup in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

A judge has blocked female guards from shackling and escorting five Muslim men being tried for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

Walter Ruiz is the lawyer for one of the Guantanamo detainees who object to being escorted by female guards.

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Parallels
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

Members of the 9th U.S. Marine Expeditionary Force go ashore at Danang, South Vietnam, on March 8, 1965. Assigned to beef up defense of an air base, they were the first U.S. combat troops deployed in the Vietnam War.
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Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 2:38 pm

The first American combat troops to arrive in Vietnam landed in the coastal city of Danang 50 years ago this past March. The 2,000 Marines had the job of protecting the nearby U.S. air base.

It took the members of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade almost an entire day to bring their men and materiel ashore that day in March 1965. Nguyen Tien knows, because he was there.

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Race
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Councilwoman: Police Can Get A Fair Trial In Baltimore

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Sports
4:59 am
Sat May 2, 2015

A Boxing Match And A Derby: The Week In Sports

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 7:26 am

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NPR Ed
4:33 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Grade-Skippers: Where Are They Now?

LA Johnson / NPR

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 7:16 am

Entering kindergarten early or skipping a grade later on can be great for a lot of reasons. A bored but highly gifted student will be challenged appropriately, may graduate early and could reach other milestones in life faster.

But on the flip side, jumping ahead also means being the youngest in your class. Many people worry it could create problems socially and emotionally.

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The Two-Way
3:35 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Has A Baby Girl

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge show their newly-born daughter, their second child, to the media outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in central London on Saturday.
Ben Stansall AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 10:21 am

The wait wasn't long. Just hours after she checked into the hospital in early labor, the Duchess of Cambridge delivered a baby, Kensington Palace announced Saturday.

The baby weighed 8 lbs 3 oz and both mother and child are doing well, the palace added in by Twitter.

The baby is the fourth in line to the throne, behind grandfather Prince Charles, dad Prince William and brother Prince George, born in July 2013.

Officials have said the duchess and her husband did not know the gender of their second child.

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Goats and Soda
2:28 am
Sat May 2, 2015

You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

In Haiti after the earthquake, volunteers with All Hands toss buckets from the cement mixer back to the sand piles for a quick refill.
Courtesy of All Hands Volunteers

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 5:07 am

A thousand people have already signed up to go to Nepal on the website for All Hands – a U.S. group that sends volunteers to help out after a disaster. Indeed, people around the world are eager to assist on the ground.

But will your presence hinder more than it will help?

We asked officials at several organizations working in Nepal. Their answer: It depends. On when you go; Whether you're part of an organized group or on your own; And if your skills and experience match what's needed.

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