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Europe
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Latvia Keeps Careful Eye Trained On Russia

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 5:29 pm

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Edgars Rinkevics is the foreign minister of Latvia. His country now holds the rotating presidency of the European Union.

Minister Rinkevics, thank you very much for joining us today.

EDGARS RINKEVICS: My pleasure.

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Law
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

'Suge' Knight Charged With Murder After Fatal Hit-And-Run

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 5:29 pm

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Sports
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Seahawk Marshawn Lynch's Silence Becomes The Story

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 5:29 pm

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Shots - Health News
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

By Impersonating Her Mom, A Comedian Grows Closer To Her

Think of human relationships as entanglements. How do they bind you; how do they reveal who you really are?
Daniel Horowitz for NPR

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 6:21 pm

In this episode of Invisibilia, NPR's new show about human behavior, we wanted to explore entanglements: the invisible ways we're entangled with each other. So we called a comedian.

I'm a fan of Maria Bamford, who has done impressions of her mother throughout her career:

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NPR Ed
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

The True Costs Of Community College

Tyfanni Edwards and Dominique Bell, both 19, have part time jobs and also attend Berkeley City College part time.
Brett Myers Youth Radio

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 6:55 pm

On the first day of spring semester at Berkeley City College in Berkeley, Calif., hundreds of students rush to print out their schedules and find their next class. But some have to stand in line at the financial aid office. That's where I run into Dominique Bell and Tyfanni Edwards, both 19.

They're here to check on the status of their financial aid. Edwards says she's "trying to see what's going on with that [financial aid] because I haven't gotten it yet."

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