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Special Report: The American Red Cross
4:36 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

In Search Of The Red Cross' $500 Million In Haiti Relief

After the earthquake in Haiti, the American Red Cross raised nearly $500 million. Five years later, it is difficult to know where all that money went.
Marie Arago for NPR

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 5:36 pm

When a devastating earthquake leveled Haiti in 2010, millions of people donated to the American Red Cross. The charity raised almost half a billion dollars. It was one of its most successful fundraising efforts ever.

The American Red Cross vowed to help Haitians rebuild. Yet, after five years, the Red Cross' legacy in Haiti isn't new roads, schools and hundreds of new homes. And it's difficult to know where all the money went.

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Sports
4:31 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Cleveland Hopes To End Its Losing Streak With NBA Championship Win

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Politics
4:31 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Complicates Efforts To Reduce Budget Deficit

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Shots - Health News
4:31 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

More Patients, Not Fewer, Turn To Health Clinics After Obamacare

The staff at the Charlotte Community Health Clinic: Nancy Hudson (left), Maria Elena Solanilla, Tonya Luna, Lisa Ortiz-Fraticelli, Charm May Agustin, Martha Brinsko and Tamara Withers-Thompson.
Michael Tomsic/WFAE

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 4:55 pm

Diabetes is something nurse practitioner Martha Brinsko helps a lot of patients manage at the Charlotte Community Health Clinic in North Carolina.

"Most mornings when you check your sugar, what would you say kind of the average is?" Brinsko asks Diana Coble.

Coble hesitates before explaining she ran out of what she needs to check it, and she didn't have the gas money to get back here sooner. Brinsko says Coble can get what she needs at the clinic.

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National Security
4:31 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Army Officer: Without Effective Camouflage, Some Soldiers 'Don't Come Home'

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 4:52 pm

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It's All Politics
4:12 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Obama Says China Could Join Already Huge Asia Trade Deal

President Obama says China has made inquiries about potentially joining a Trans-Pacific trade agreement in the future.
Carolyn Kaster AP

President Obama said Wednesday that China could be open to eventually joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the massive trade deal the White House is hoping to get through Congress.

"They've already started putting out feelers about the possibilities of them participating at some point," the president told Kai Ryssdal of "Marketplace" from American Public Media.

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Shots - Health News
3:58 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Drinking Too Much? One-Third Of Americans Say Yes

Young people say they're most likely to have serious drinking problems.
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"Alcohol use disorder" might not be a hashtag, and there's good reason. The term was created in 2013, when the DSM-5, the bible of mental health diagnoses, ditched the two distinct disorders of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence in favor of one term: alcohol use disorder.

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The Two-Way
3:51 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Senate Panel Says Obama Administration Lacks Watchdogs

Would a permanent inspector general at the U.S. State Department have flagged then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private account for her e-mails? That was one of the questions raised at a Senate panel hearing on the lack of permanent inspectors general in the Obama administration.

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National
2:44 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

WHQR Mourns the Loss of MET Radio Broadcaster Margaret Juntwait

Margaret Juntwait

WHQR is sad to announce the loss of American radio broadcaster and voice of the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts, Margaret Juntwait. Margaret passed away this morning after a long battle with ovarian cancer.

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The Salt
1:51 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Avian Flu Outbreak Has U.S. Bakers Begging For Europe's Eggs

Prices for wholesale eggs doubled in May, while prices for shell eggs in grocery stores have also risen.
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Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 4:59 pm

Avian flu is devastating the egg industry across the Midwestern U.S.

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