World
11:00 am
Thu March 15, 2012

ICC Convicts Rebel For Recruiting Child Soldiers

Originally published on Fri March 16, 2012 8:54 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, she's been called China's Elizabeth Taylor and the honors keep on coming. Joan Chen is being recognized at the International Asian-American Film Festival, which wraps up this weekend in San Francisco. We'll speak with her in just a few minutes.

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World
11:00 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Is There A Moral Duty To Intervene In Syria?

Originally published on Fri March 16, 2012 8:54 am

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to check in on a number of important international stories today. In a few minutes, we will tell you about what could be a significant ruling by the International Criminal Court. The court issued the first conviction in its history. It was against a former Congolese rebel fighter who was found guilty yesterday, of forcing children to serve as soldiers. We'll take a closer look at the verdict and what it could mean in a few minutes.

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Shots - Health Blog
10:54 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Feds To Pay For Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

One of the graphic anti-smoking ads that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will run soon.
CDC

Federal health officials unveiled a graphic new anti-smoking campaign featuring testimonials from ex-smokers about the toll of tobacco on their health.

These aren't the usual public service announcements. The $54 million "Tips from Smokers" campaign marks the first time the federal government plans to pay to run anti-smoking ads nationwide, officials said.

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The Picture Show
10:33 am
Thu March 15, 2012

1940s Celebrities In Full Color

Louis Armstrong, 1947
Harry Warneckeby, Gus Schoenbaechler National Portrait Gallery

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:57 am

These are the kinds of black-and-white images we usually associate with past celebrities like Louis Armstrong, Orson Welles and Lucille Ball.

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Police and Courts
10:12 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Copeland claims innocence in 2011 child abuse case

GREENVILLE - A Hunt County judge has scheduled an April interim hearing for a child abuse suspect after he entered a not guilty plea.

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Bonham VA
10:07 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Council hears remarks on improving VA

Sam Rayburn Memorial VA Center North Texas VA

BONHAM - Bonham veterans are calling for expanding health care services at the Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center.

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Around the Nation
9:59 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Sonja Sohn: Changing Baltimore Long After 'The Wire'

Sonja Sohn is currently starring in the ABC drama Body of Proof. She is the founder of the Baltimore nonprofit ReWired for Change.
Peter Konerko Courtesy Sonja Sohn

Originally published on Thu March 15, 2012 10:40 am

For five seasons, actress Sonja Sohn played Detective Shakima "Kima" Greggs on the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire, which chronicled life — and death — on Baltimore's toughest streets.

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The Two-Way
9:55 am
Thu March 15, 2012

'Star Rabbit' Dies When Photographer Takes Wrong Step

Til, on Wednesday, before his untimely death.
Uwe Meinhold AP

He's "like James Dean, a star dead before his time," according to The Local.

Spiegel Online says "the future had looked so bright for tiny Til."

Global Post somberly says that "an attempt to show a rare rabbit on TV took a tragic turn."

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Drug bust
9:22 am
Thu March 15, 2012

I-30 traffic stop leads to drug arrest

HOPKINS COUNTY - An Indiana resident is behind bars after a traffic stop in Hopkins County netted more than 50 pounds of marijuana.

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Politics
9:18 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Some local primaries will not require a general election

GREENVILLE - It’s mostly a GOP primary scene in Hunt County, with only three democratic candidates of the 37 total appearing on the May 29 ballot.

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