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Airstrikes In Yemen Intensify, Hit Refugee Camp

By Jackie Northam on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm

Airstrikes intensified as Houthi rebels advanced on the port city of Aden. Aid agencies say one airstrike killed dozens at a refugee camp, while Yemeni officials blamed rebel shelling.

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Judy Woodruff Recalls Assassination Attempt On President Reagan

By Krishnadev Calamur on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm

John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill President Reagan on March 30, 1981. Reporter Judy Woodruff, then with NBC News, was there.

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Prosecution Rests In Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

By Eyder Peralta on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The prosecution ended on an emotional note: detailing all of the physical damage one of the bombs inflicted on 8-year-old Martin Richard.

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Ex-Feds Accused Of Pocketing Bitcoins During Investigation

By Krishnadev Calamur on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 31, 2015 at 6:03 am

Both officials — one with the Secret Service and the other with the Drug Enforcement Administration — were on a task force investigating the Silk Road online marketplace.

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An Unexpected Wilderness Cam At Britain’s 10 Downing Street

By Bill Chappell on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 1:03 pm

A fox slinked past the door of the famous London residence on Monday. A cat and a dog also appeared. Photographers captured the scene as they awaited the prime minister’s news conference.

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1 Person Killed After Car Tried To Ram Security Gate At NSA

By Bill Chappell on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 31, 2015 at 6:03 am

A vehicle that was intercepted near the security gate of the National Security Agency’s headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., was fired upon Monday morning, killing one suspect and injuring another.

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Indiana GOP To Revisit Law; Paper Weighs In With Full Page Editorial

By Krishnadev Calamur on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 31, 2015 at 12:03 am

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act stoked controversy almost from the moment it was passed by the state’s GOP-dominated Legislature and signed by Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday.

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Oops: World Leaders’ Personal Data Mistakenly Released

By Jackie Northam on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 11:05 am

An Australian immigration official accidentally exposed passport details, dates of birth and other personal information for 31 world leaders during last year’s the G-20 summit in Brisbane.

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Trevor Noah Will Replace Jon Stewart As Host Of ‘The Daily Show’

By Bill Chappell on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 9:03 pm

Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah “has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America.”

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Germanwings Crash: Co-Pilot Was Treated For Suicidal Tendencies

By Bill Chappell on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 12:04 pm

But a prosecutor says “documents don’t show any hints of [Andreas Lubitz] being suicidal or being aggressive toward other people.” The plane crash last week killed 150 people.

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