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5 Months Later, Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch As Attorney General
President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to be his attorney general last November. Five months later, the full Senate finally voted to confirm her nomination Thursday.
Award-Winning Poets Write For Passersby In New York
In New York City, award-winning poets are sitting in booths Thursday, ready to write poems on demand for passersby. Organizers of the event say they want to bring poetry to everyone in the city.
American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda Videos
The White House said Thursday that anti-terror operations inadvertently killed two American members of al-Qaida, Adam Gadahn and Ahmed Farouq, in the Afghan-Pakistan border region.
Mediterranean Migrants Stay In 'Reception Centers' While Awaiting Asylum
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Carlotta Sami, spokesperson at UNHCR for Southern Europe, about the survivors of what is being called the biggest migrant boat disaster to date in the Mediterranean.
Return Of Horses A Sign Of Spring On Michigan Island
Over the next two months, more than 300 draft and riding horses will be transported by ferry to Mackinac Island.
'We Built A Robot That Types': The Man Behind Computerized Stock Trading
NPR's Planet Money profiles a Hungarian immigrant who pioneered computerized trading. Thomas Peterffy struggled for years and experimented with many techniques, including a typing robot.
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