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Around the Nation
7:00 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Social Media Posts Help Police Nab Suspect

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The Two-Way
6:38 am
Fri March 27, 2015

WATCH: Obama, A 'Wire' Superfan, Talks To Show's Creator David Simon

President Obama talks to David Simon, creator of The Wire.
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President Obama is a fan of The Wire. He has even said Omar Little was his favorite character on the HBO show.

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Around the Nation
6:25 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Buffalo Fans Cheer Sabres 4-Game Losing Streak

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 7:00 am

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The Two-Way
6:04 am
Fri March 27, 2015

German Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Concealed Medical Condition

Police officers carry boxes outside a house in Montabaur, Germany, on Thursday in connection with the investigation into the Germanwings A320 crash.
Fredrik von Erichsen EPA /Landov

Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 10:41 am

Updated at 8:53 a.m. ET.

Prosecutors in Duesseldorf, Germany, say Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight FU 9525 who appears to have deliberately crashed the plane carrying 150 people into the French Alps, concealed a medical condition from his employers.

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NPR Ed
6:03 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Stretching One Great Teacher Across Many Classrooms

At Nashville's Bailey Middle Prep, Whitney Bradley teaches her 8th-graders how to organize an essay in preparation for the writing section of Tennessee's standardized test. Most in her class trail their peers in literacy.
Blake Farmer Nashville Public Radio

A stack of research suggests that all the classroom technology in the world can't compare to the power of a great teacher. And, since we haven't yet figured out how to clone our best teachers, a few schools around the country are trying something like it: Stretching them across multiple classrooms.

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