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Ex-Interns Want Credit For Taco Bell Idea

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Taco Bell has been serving Doritos Locos Tacos since 2012. Four former interns say they came up with the idea in 1995 but were told it wasn't marketable.

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After Avoiding Bankruptcy, Greece Resumes Bond Sales

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Over the past 4 years, Greece has endured a crippling debt crisis, and was bailed out twice. David Greene talks to Nick Malkoutzis, editor of Macropolis, an economic and political website in Athens.

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Treasury To Sell Nearly Half Its Shares In Ally Financial

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

The Treasury's shares were purchased when the government bailed out Ally under the Troubled Asset Relief Program during the financial crisis. Ally used to be known as GMAC.

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Yusuf Islam To Perform At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, churned out hits in the 1970s before leaving pop music after a conversion to Islam. He's among this year's inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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2 Pakistani Musicians Gain Fame Singing Political Satire

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

In Pakistan, it's too dangerous to print your opinion. So it may be surprising that 2 Pakistani musicians are Internet celebrities after releasing songs lambasting the nation's mullahs and military.

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Why People Exaggerate Religious Behavior

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Social scientists have learned you can't always believe what people tell you. An analysis of 3 places in the Muslim world examines whether peoples' reports of religious behavior match what they do.

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Many Millennials Expect To Spend Decades Paying For College

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

When Morning Edition asked millennials what their concerns are, almost two-thirds responded college debt. David Greene talks to three women, who are wading through massive college debts.

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Fort Hood Memorializes Shooting Victims, Obama Attends

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

President Obama joined families and troops paying tribute to the three soldiers killed last week by a fellow soldier. Obama was there in 2009 after another mass shooting at the base.

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Bank Of America Agrees To Refunds And Fines In Credit Card Case

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Bank of America will pay nearly $800 million to settle accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit card products. Regulators say nearly 3 million credit card holders were effected.

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Medicare Data Could Change How Patients Choose Doctors

April 10, 2014 - 5:16am

Some doctors received more than $10 million last year from from Medicare. David Greene talks to ProPublica senior reporter Charles Ornstein about what the numbers mean.

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No Plows, Cows, Sows: Not Your (Grand)Father's Youth Farm Group

April 10, 2014 - 4:29am

A record number of kids are joining the FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America. Many are from urban and suburban areas, and they're shifting the group's focus from agriculture to food science.

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In Ukraine's Rust Belt, A Mix Of Nostalgia And Nationalism

April 10, 2014 - 3:37am

People in the region cling to the decaying world they're familiar with — and think they would have a more secure future with post-Soviet Russia than with Ukraine in the "capitalist" EU.

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These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

April 10, 2014 - 3:36am

Besides their legions of fans, the artists entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year — KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and others — have inspired scores of imitators.

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A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

April 10, 2014 - 3:36am

NPR's Jackie Northam was a freelance reporter based in Kenya when the Rwandan genocide erupted. In this essay, she recalls covering those terrible events and trying to make sense of them afterwards.

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