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5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Lawmakers Urge Boehner To Act On Obama's Use Of Force Request

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:03 pm

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Animals
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Return Of Horses A Sign Of Spring On Michigan Island

Every spring, hundreds of horses are ferried from their winter hiatus in the Upper Peninsula for a good grooming and harness fitting, before beginning their summer jobs pulling carriages.
Amy Robinson WCMU

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 11:00 am

Spring has a lot of faces around the country, like the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C., and the sap run in Vermont. On one Michigan island, it's horses that are the harbinger of the season.

Mackinac Island draws a million visitors a year for its scenery, fudge and horses. Cars aren't allowed on the island, and every spring, hundreds of horses are ferried from their winter hiatus in the Upper Peninsula for a good grooming and harness fitting, before beginning their summer jobs pulling carriages.

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National Security
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda Videos

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Around the Nation
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Award-Winning Poets Write For Passersby In New York

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In New York City, commuters traveling near ground zero today were greeted by an unusual sound - typewriters. And tapping away on them - poets writing verse on demand. NPR's Hansi Lo Wang stopped by to see some of them at work in lower Manhattan.

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Around the Nation
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Father Details Daughter's Heroin Addiction In Obituary

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Politics
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Clinton Foundation Linked To Russian Effort To Buy Uranium Company

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 10:46 am

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Health
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Dr. Oz Responds To Criticism On His Show

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National Security
5:06 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Obama Takes Full Responsibility For Death Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

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The Two-Way
4:10 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

15 Years After The Dot-Com Bust, A Nasdaq Record

As the Nasdaq closes above the record set 15 years ago, stock analysts are debating whether the market is approaching another bubble.
Bryan Thomas Getty Images

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:03 pm

When it closed at 5,056.06 on Thursday, the Nasdaq Composite Index hit a new high — surpassing the old record close of 5,048.62, reached March 10, 2000, during the dot-com craze.

That also makes it 15 years since that infamous tech bubble burst, sending the index down more than 75 percent by the time it hit bottom.

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It's All Politics
3:36 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

#TBT: With Year To Go In White House, First Lady Runs For Senate

Hillary Clinton walking in the a St. Patrick's Day parade in Queens, N.Y., during her 2000 Senate race.
Diane Bondareff AP

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 3:57 pm

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