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Carrying on as usual: Shoppers in central Seoul on Monday. Lee Jae-Won/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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The Two-Way

A View From South Korea: The North Is 'A Playground Bully'

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A View From South Korea: The North Is 'A Playground Bully'

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Louisville forward Chane Behanan celebrates after defeating Michigan in the NCAA basketball championship on Monday. It was the school's first basketball title since 1986. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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How Louisville Went From 'Little Brother' To Powerhouse

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Head coach Jeff Walz of the Louisville Cardinals talks to his team during a timeout in the game against the Maryland Terrapins in the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament. G. Flume/Getty Images hide caption

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Giant-Killing Louisville Women Look To Keep Charmed Run Alive

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., shown speaking at a meeting of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on March 19, is promoting libertarian ideas as a way the Republican Party can be more inclusive. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Will The Future GOP Be More Libertarian?

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Will The Future GOP Be More Libertarian?

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After an unsuccessful face-lift attempt by Ron Johnson, J.C. Penney will be led by former CEO Myron Ullman. Some analysts say this might be it for the retailer; others say it must "embrace" its customers to recuperate. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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After Missteps, Does J.C. Penney Stand Another Chance?

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Matthew Marcus works at his desk in the basement of Kansas City Startup Village in Kansas City, Kan., in January. The village houses several startup companies and takes advantage of the high-speed Internet. Google announced on Tuesday it would be installing its Google Fiber network in Austin, Texas, next. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Austin Is Latest Test Bed For Google's High-Speed Experiment

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Austin Is Latest Test Bed For Google's High-Speed Experiment

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Scientists hope a new genetically modified rat will help them find Alzheimer's drugs that work on humans. Ryumin Alexander/ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Genetically Modified Rat Is Promising Model For Alzheimer's

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Genetically Modified Rat Is Promising Model For Alzheimer's

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Razan Shalab Al-Sham, in bright blue, works for the Syrian Emergency Task Force. She helped provide uniforms for the new civil police force of Khirbet al-Joz in northern Syria. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Inside Syria

'It's Not Normal': Syrian War Transforms Lives

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'It's Not Normal': Syrian War Transforms Lives

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Brad Paisley's new album is titled Wheelhouse. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

Brad Paisley Ventures Out Of Country's 'Wheelhouse'

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Brad Paisley Ventures Out Of Country's 'Wheelhouse'

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LL Cool J (left) and Brad Paisley backstage during the 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards Sunday in Las Vegas. Jerod Harris/ACMA2013/Getty Images for ACM hide caption

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Code Switch

Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' Sparks At Least One Dialogue

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Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' Sparks At Least One Dialogue

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