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6:16am

Mon June 4, 2012
Around the Nation

Would-Be Bank Robber Gets Stuck In Air Duct

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 10:10 am

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6:10am

Mon June 4, 2012
Around the Nation

Fifth-Grader Skips School To See President Obama

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:27 pm

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5:21am

Mon June 4, 2012
Afghanistan

Afghans Worry Bagram Could Turn Into Guantanamo

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 10:10 am

Three months ago in Afghanistan, U.S. officials yielded to the demands of President Hamid Karzai and promised to turn over control of the prison at Bagram airbase to Afghan control. But as the process gets underway, neither side seems to agree on the details. There are worries the Americans may have created a Guantanamo-style administrative detention regime that is against Afghan law.

5:12am

Mon June 4, 2012
Sports

Fans Rivited By NBA Conference Playoff Games

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 11:08 am

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The NBA is halfway through two riveting conference final playoff series, and there's absolutely no indication how they're going to turn out. Last night in Boston, the aging and creaky Celtics proved that they are really a match for the star-studded Miami Heat. Boston beat Miami 93 to 91 in overtime to tie the Eastern Conference Finals at two games apiece. In the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder also are tied 2-2, and they play tonight in San Antonio.

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5:02am

Mon June 4, 2012
Africa

Egyptians Unsatisfied With Mubarak Verdict

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 12:26 pm

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In Egypt, protests continue against the verdicts in the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak and various people in his old regime. Mubarak was handed a life sentence in connection to the deaths of protesters during last year's revolution. But critics say the judge's ruling all but ensured the former president's sentence will be overturned on appeal.

NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson has the story from Cairo.

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