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'Device,' Possibly A Small Drone, Discovered On White House Grounds 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:18:00 -0500 
    The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.


Competency-Based Degree Programs On The Rise 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:03:00 -0500 
    A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.


From New Jersey To Maine, Northeast Braces For Massive Blizzard 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:03:00 -0500 
    The potentially historic Nor'easter could bring more than 2 feet of snow to the region today and Tuesday. Travel is expected to be affected, with thousands of flights already canceled.


Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:00:00 -0500 
    In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.


Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0500 
    Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.


High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:59:00 -0500 
    Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?


Threats Prompt 2 Plane Evacuations At Seattle-Tacoma Airport 
  Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:41:00 -0500 
    A JetBlue flight from Long Beach, Calif., and a SkyWest jet from Phoenix were involved. On Saturday, bomb threats targeted 2 jets bound for Atlanta. It's unclear if any of the threats were connected.


Black Doll Show Inspires With Wakandan Heroes And Jazz Superstars 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:23:00 -0500 
    For 34 years, the William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles has showcased diverse dolls for children. This year's theme, Jazz Superheroes, incorporates Marvel characters and musical giants.


Rising Oceans A Slow-Moving Disaster, But Also A Business Opportunity 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:12:00 -0500 
    Miami is being swallowed by the Atlantic Ocean. NPR's Arun Rath talks to reporter Laura Parker about how developers in south Florida are hoping to capitalize on rising water levels.


Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:54:00 -0500 
    The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.


'Blizzard-Like' Conditions Set To Hit Northeast 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:29:00 -0500 
    A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.


A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:00 -0500 
    Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.


'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:13:00 -0500 
    When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.


Obama Begins 3-Day Visit To India 
  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500 
    President Obama met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to White House correspondent Scott Horsley about the bilateral talks.


'How Do You Tell Your Kids That You've Got Alzheimer's?' 
  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:37:00 -0500 
    Writer Greg O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease five years ago. He describes what it was like to hear the news — and break it to his family.
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