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Letters: Prosecutor's Apology, Academic Fraud At UNC
NPR's Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read comments from listeners about a prosecutor's apology to the man he helped put away decades ago and the University of North Carolina's academic fraud scheme.
Plane In French Alps Crash Considered Workhorse Of Commercial Aviation
According to aviation experts, the A320 Airbus is considered a workhorse of the skies and is constantly in service all over the world. The aircraft that crashed in the French Alps Tuesday was an A320 Airbus.
Despite High Rates Of Nursing Injuries, Government Regulators Take Little Action
While industry and government officials agree something needs to be done to prevent the tens of thousands of debilitating injuries among nursing staff, nobody can agree how to enforce it.
Foreign Carmakers Shift Into Reverse In Russia
General Motors and Volkswagen are closing plants there and laying off workers. Economic problems have led to an estimated 35 percent drop in the once-booming Russian car market.
Lessons In Moving Forward On Race From A 40-Year Mayor
Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley is retiring after 10 terms. "I sought this job ... mainly to help build a bridge between the African-American and the white community," he says.
President Obama Holds First Meeting With Afghan President
President Obama held his first face-to-face meeting Tuesday with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. White House officials say this marks the beginning of a new, more cooperative U.S.-Afghan relationship.
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