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World
2:07 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Persian Gulf System Prohibits Nepali Migrant Workers From Returning Home

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:57 pm

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Around the Nation
1:31 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

FBI Searches Phoenix Home Connected To Garland, Texas, Gunman

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 7:57 pm

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Politics
1:31 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Republican Field To Gain 3 New Presidential Hopefuls

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 11:02 pm

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Africa
1:31 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Kenya Pushes For Close Of Word's Largest Refugee Camp

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 11:02 pm

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All Tech Considered
3:52 pm
Sun May 3, 2015

The Promise And Potential Pitfalls Of Apple's ResearchKit

ResearchKit, presented by Apple's Jeff Williams in March, enables app creation to aid medical research.
Eric Risberg AP

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 6:37 am

Most of the tech buzz these days has centered on the new Apple Watch — including on the potential for health-related apps. Less attention has been given to Apple's ResearchKit, an open-source mobile software platform released in March.

But the medical world is paying attention.

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Asia
3:20 pm
Sun May 3, 2015

In Nepal, Efforts Underway To Salvage Ancient Sites Damaged By Quake

Buddhist monks recover a statue of a Buddhist deity from a monastery at Swayambhunath.
Niranjan Shrestha AP

Originally published on Sun May 3, 2015 5:46 pm

Swayambhunath — also known as the Monkey Temple, for its holy, furry dwellers that swing from the rosewood trees — is one of the oldest and most sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus as well as Buddhists. It was also one of the worst damaged by last month's earthquake.

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Technology
3:20 pm
Sun May 3, 2015

A Poker Battle Against A Computer

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 7:10 am

On this day in 1997, Garry Kasparov, the world's top chess player, faced off against IBM's chess-playing supercomputer, Deep Blue — and lost. This week, professional poker players are trying something similar in Pittsburgh, and they're winning.

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Planet Money
3:20 pm
Sun May 3, 2015

Casinos Trading Slot Machines For Games Requiring Skill

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U.S.
6:58 pm
Sat May 2, 2015

After Nearly 60 Years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association Is Ending Telethons

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Yesterday, the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced, after raising $2 billion, it was ending its annual Labor Day telethon.

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National Security
2:49 pm
Sat May 2, 2015

Psychological Association Accused Of 'Complicity' In Bush-Era Torture

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 6:59 pm

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with James Risen of the New York Times about a new report alleging that the American Psychological Association worked closely with the George W. Bush administration to help justify prisoner torture.

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