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4:49am

Mon May 28, 2012
Afghanistan

Memorial Honors Americans Killed In Afghanistan

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Today is Memorial Day, the day we remember the men and women who've died while serving in the Armed Forces. In Kabul, Afghanistan, the top U.S. commander, General John Allen, laid a wreath at a garden across from his headquarters. And he read a letter written by Marine Sergeant William Stacey to his parents in Seattle.

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4:49am

Mon May 28, 2012
Politics

Obama Fires Back On Spending Accusations

President Obama has started hitting back at Republicans who accuse him of being the biggest-spending president in history, arguing that the increases in his budgets are the smallest in decades.

4:49am

Mon May 28, 2012
Religion

Butler's Arrest Latest Embarrassment For Vatican

Vatican authorities have charged Pope Benedict XVI's butler with illegally possessing secret documents. His arrest is the latest embarrassment for the Vatican. David Greene talks to NPR's Sylvia Poggioli for the latest on the investigation.

4:43am

Mon May 28, 2012
NPR Story

Controversy Rages Over Farm Safety Rules For Teens

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 5:25 am

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4:43am

Mon May 28, 2012
NPR Story

Sick In America: Americans' Views On Health Care

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 5:10 am

Morning Edition's Renee Montagne talks with Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of Dartmouth's Center for Population Health, about the issues raised in our series "Sick in America." NPR, along with Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently surveyed 1,500 Americans on their views about the cost and quality of health care.

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