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Latin America
6:42 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Mexico City Lawmakers Try To Reduce Divorce Rate

Originally published on Tue October 4, 2011 6:19 am

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DAVID GREENE, host: Good morning. I'm David Greene.

Animals
6:35 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Latest Nestle Ad Campaign Is Going To The Dogs

On Friday, Nestle launched a new dog food commercial in Germany geared to canine sensibilities. The 23 second spot features "squeaky noises" and a high-pitch tone that only dogs can hear.

NPR Story
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

3 Scientists Win Nobel For Immune System Studies

Originally published on Tue October 4, 2011 6:19 am

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LYNN NEARY, host: Three scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on understanding the immune system. However, it turns out one of the scientists died several days ago, which could mean that he was not eligible for the prize. Joining us now is NPR science correspondent Jon Hamilton.

Thanks for joining us, Jon.

JON HAMILTON: Good to be here.

NEARY: Let's start with this scientist who died. Who was he, and why might his death make him ineligible for the Nobel Prize?

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NPR Story
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

U.S. Couple In Russia Sends Their Children To Progressive Russian School

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LYNN NEARY, host: Now, the story of some students who arrived as foreigners in Russia. When New York Times reporter Clifford Levy and his wife Julie Dressner moved to Russia five years ago they chose to use the time to fully immerse their children in the country, opting for a Russian education over the local international school.

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NPR Story
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Andy Rooney, 92, Says Goodbye To CBS's '60 Minutes'

Longtime CBS "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney has retired from his weekly job after his 1097th on-air essay. The 92-year-old Rooney said goodbye to viewers last night

Europe
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Italian Appeals Court To Decide Amanda Knox's Fate

American Amanda Knox has a chance at freedom after spending four years behind bars in Italy. An Italian appeals court will decide Monday whether she killed her British roommate. Knox, who says she's innocent, was convicted in 2009 along with Raffaele Sollecito in the death of fellow student Meredith Kercher. David Greene talks about the trial with Barbie Nadeau, a reporter for Newsweek, who has written a book about the trial.

Business
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Business News

David Greene has business news.

Business
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

The Last Word In Business

David Greene has the Last Word in business.

Analysis
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Politics In The News

NPR's Cokie Roberts talks to David Greene about the latest political news.

Around the Nation
3:00 am
Mon October 3, 2011

Alabama Schools Required To Check Students Immigration State

Alabama schools are struggling to deal with the fallout after a tough immigration law went into effect last week. While the law is not supposed to lead to children being denied an education or their parents' deportation, immigrants are fearful.

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