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Alternatives Emerge To Affirmative Action
Opponents of affirmative action have often touted alternatives, like socio-economic based admissions, or targeted outreach. David Greene talks to University of Washington professor Mark Long.
Israel Suspends Peace Talks After Palestinians Reach Unity Deal
The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
Syria Is On Track To Meet Chemical Weapons Deadline
The most dangerous chemicals in its declared stockpile are supposed to be removed by Sunday. But there are reports Syria may be using less toxic chemicals, including chlorine, against civilians.
Tech Giants Settle Class-Action Lawsuit
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.
Chicago Doctor Among Those Killed In Afghan Hospital Attack
Dr. Jerry Umanos worked at the Lawndale Christian Health Center for more than 15 years before he and his wife moved to Afghanistan so that he could train doctors in the war-torn country.
'Locke' Is More Involving Than Recent Hollywood Extravaganzas
The innovative drama directed by Steven Knight takes place over the course of a tense, riveting car ride. Locke is an exploration of how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life.
Why Are Thousands Of Bees Dying In California?
Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.
Pakistani Journalists Live Dangerously If They Cross The Line
Steve Inskeep talks to Raza Rumi, editor of the Pakistani newspaper Friday Times, about the rise in attacks against journalists. Rumi fled Pakistan after surviving an assassination attempt last month.