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2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Entire Chess Team Follows 'Queen' To New School

In an unprecedented move, an entire Division I team is relocating from one university to another. The sport is chess, and the coach, Grandmaster Susan Polgar, tells Robert Siegel she is flattered that her tight-knit international team is moving with her from Texas to Saint Louis.

Opinion
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Imagining An Old Timey World With 'InstaVox'

What if there was an app that did for your voice what Instagram does for you photos? We propose InstaVox — an app that takes speech and applies different filters. Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have more.

Presidential Race
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Santorum Campaign One Full Of Surprises

Rick Santorum has announced that he's suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. What kept him running for so long? Mara Liasson talks to Robert Siegel about Santorum's campaign.

Politics
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

'Buffett Rule' A Rallying Cry For Obama At Tax Time

President Obama has embraced the billionaire investor Warren Buffett since 2008, and lately he has made use of Buffett's statement about paying a lower tax rate than his secretary pays. Now it's becoming part of the Obama re-election plan.

Business
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Cars Increasingly Outsell Trucks In US

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Now the return of the car. March was a good month for the auto industry. Almost all the major companies - foreign and domestic - saw their sales go up. And it was an especially good month for the car - the regular old sedan or coupe. In the U.S., cars outsold trucks by 54 to 46 percent. That's a trend that keeps going up, and it's very different from the middle of the last decade, when trucks outsold cars. To find out what's behind this trend, we turn to NPR's Sonari Glinton. Hi, Sonari.

SONARI GLINTON, BYLINE: Hi, Robert.

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Middle East
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Bahrani Activist On Hunger Strike For Eight Weeks

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is a human rights activist from Bahrain who's in prison there and has been on hunger strike for eight weeks. After taking part in last year's demonstrations urging a dialogue between Bahrain's Sunni Muslim ruling family and the country's Shiite majority, al-Khawaja was arrested. Last spring, he was charged with organizing and managing a terrorist organization.

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National Security
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

UK To Extradite Terrorism Suspects To US

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 12:34 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

A court in Europe has cleared the way for Britain to begin the process of extraditing five terrorism suspects to the U.S. Europe's human rights court was asked to consider a question about the maximum security prisons in the U.S. where these suspects might be held, the so-called supermax prisons. The court ruled that conditions in those prisons do not violate inmates' human rights. Vicki Barker has the story from London.

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Presidential Race
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Santorum Surrenders In Gettysburg, Pa.

Rick Santorum announced on Tuesday that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. Surrounded by his family on stage, the senator said he had run a great race "against all odds" and won a kind of victory. Audie Cornish talks to Don Gonyea for more.

Asia
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Rising Star In Chinese Communist Party Fired

Bo Xilai, once a rising star in the Chinese Communist Party, has been removed from his highest posts in the party. The news comes as Bo's wife is under investigation in connection with a murder case. Audie Cornish speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic, about the political rise and fall of Bo and the details of the case.

Law
2:00 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Legal Definitions Of Hate Crimes Vary

Audie Cornish talks to Chris Benson, associate professor of journalism and African American studies at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, about what constitutes a hate crime and what role it's playing in recent headlines.

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