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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri April 24, 2015

After 5-Month Delay, Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 10:24 am

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri April 24, 2015

2 Years After Garment Factory Collapse, Are Workers Any Safer?

Two years after the collapse of the factory at Rana Plaza, families of victims gather, holding photos of their lost loved ones.
Amy Yee for NPR

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 11:28 am

Beneath a gray sky, rainwater had collected in a hole in the ground where Rana Plaza once stood, creating a small, murky pond. Rubble and pieces of steel bars surrounded the edge of the water. It was hard to believe that this small lot, steps away from a busy main road, was once home to an eight-story building with thousands of garment workers.

The nondescript place did not look like the site of the world's worst garment factory disaster. Two years ago on April 24, Rana Plaza collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people and injuring 2,500.

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NPR Story
5:10 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Cleveland Police Officer On Trial In Deaths Of 2 Unarmed Black Suspects

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 10:24 am

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National Security
1:03 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

And al-Qaida is at the center of a pretty stunning announcement from the White House this morning. President Obama said two hostages of al-Qaida, including an American, were killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation.

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Around the Nation
7:24 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Dad's Drone Follows Daughter To School

Originally published on Thu April 23, 2015 7:41 am

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