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The Two-Way
7:34 am
Tue April 28, 2015

'Bali 9' Pair Will Face Indonesian Firing Squad, After Last Appeals Denied

A composite image of file photos shows Australians Myuran Sukumaran, left, and Andrew Chan in Denpasar district court in Bali. Indonesia has rejected appeals for clemency in their cases. The two will reportedly be executed early Wednesday.
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The families of convicted drug smugglers held farewell meetings in an Indonesian prison Tuesday, after the government rejected last-ditch pleas for mercy. The condemned include two Australians who led the "Bali Nine" smuggling group.

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the ringleaders of a group that was caught trying to smuggle heroin out of Bali in 2005. Their seven couriers have received either lengthy or life prison sentences.

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NPR Ed
7:03 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Delinquent. Dropout. At-Risk. What's In A Name?

Sidney Poitier (right) and Glenn Ford (standing) in the 1955 film, Blackboard Jungle.
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Much of our recent reporting, especially from New Orleans, has focused on young people who are neither in school, nor working. There are an estimated five and a half million of them, ages 16 to 24, in the United States.

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Around the Nation
5:47 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Charred 'Easy Mac' Forces Iowa Capitol To Evacuate

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 7:09 am

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Business
5:47 am
Tue April 28, 2015

For A Resume, Type Font Matters

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 7:09 am

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Law
5:10 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Defense Team Urges Jury To Send Boston Bomber To Prison For Life

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 7:09 am

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