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Liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans both can find a lot to love in House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's latest budget proposal. In the Senate, there's no chance the plan will pass.
NATO is scaling back cooperation with Russia to punish it for its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. While the rhetoric is tough, Secretary Kerry is keeping the door open for negotiations.
Morning Edition's Renee Montagne, who's reporting from Afghanistan, talks to New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall about her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan: 2001-2014.
Taiwanese students have demonstrated against a trade agreement between Taiwan and China. The protesters see the pact as another step toward economic absorption into mainland China.
It was such an odd day of news on Tuesday that people wrote asking which of our stories was the April Fool's joke? Hint: It was the one about the cat.
It looked like two players in the Federal Hockey League were going to fight. Instead, they hugged and pulled out a beer. Cool stunt, except for the league suspended them.