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5:02 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Republican Sen. Gardner Weighs In On Obama's Speech

Originally published on Wed January 21, 2015 8:40 am

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And for some reaction to the president's speech, we're joined now by Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado. Good morning.

SENATOR CORY GARDNER: Good morning.

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Middle East
7:58 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Why Was Iran's President Riding The Subway?

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Asia
7:32 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Chinese Prisoners Inovate How To Get Out Of Jail

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 7:58 am

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Why Europe's Economy Threatens Global Growth

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 7:58 am

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue January 20, 2015

U.S. Should End Its Export Ban On Crude Oil, Study Says

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 7:58 am

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NPR Story
5:06 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Obama To Press For Higher Taxes On Wealthy Taxpayers

Originally published on Tue January 20, 2015 2:01 pm

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Asia
7:37 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Bacon Blamed For China's Smog Problem

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Middle East
7:37 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Miss Lebanon Criticized For Photo With Miss Israel

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Middle East
5:16 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Nuclear Talks With Iran Recess After 'Limited' Progress

Originally published on Mon January 19, 2015 10:38 am

As diplomats trickled out into a frigid Geneva Sunday evening, descriptions of the talks trickled out with them. Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Aragchi refused to characterize the progress made so far.

"It's too soon to say if we are able to make any progress or not," Aragchi said. "We are still trying to bridge the gaps between the two sides. We try our best, and as I have always said, as diplomats we are always hopeful."

China's delegation had a one-on-one with the Iranians and negotiator Wang Qun was more positive about the talks.

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5:01 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Obama Strategizes How To Be A Successful Lame Duck President

Originally published on Mon January 19, 2015 1:27 pm

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And NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson has been reporting on the challenges of a president beginning his seventh year in office.

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