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7:37am

Tue April 26, 2011
Europe

Odds Are Bookies Are Taking Royal Wedding Bets

The royal wedding's a national holiday in the UK, but bookies aren't taking the day off. Gambling sites such as Bodog are taking bets ranging from the color of the Queen's hat — yellow's the favorite at 2 to 1 — to which guests will cry during the ceremony.

7:32am

Tue April 26, 2011
Around the Nation

Police Follow Facebook Posts To Track Robbers

Police in Texas had an easy time investigating a bank robbery. Someone robbed the International Bank of Commerce in Houston. They wore masks but afterward, police found evidence it was an inside job. A teller's boyfriend posted he was "wiping his teeth with hundreds."

6:00am

Tue April 26, 2011
State Politics

Unfinished Business?

Colorado Statesman

State lawmakers have just over two weeks left in their 120 day legislative session and a lot of unfinished business remains on the table. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about where things stand – and the one thing that may not get done.

4:00am

Tue April 26, 2011
Author Interviews

ElBaradei Looks Back On IAEA, Ahead On Egyptian Politics

Steve Inskeep talks to Mohamed El Baradei about his political ambitions in Egypt and his new book: "The Age of Deception" — Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times. El Baradei is running for president in Egypt and is the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

4:00am

Tue April 26, 2011
Law

Supreme Court Won't Expedite Health Care Challenge

The Supreme Court won't fast-track a challenge to the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. The challenge was filed by the state of Virginia and its attorney general. The case will be heard in the appeals courts instead — though it still could reach the high court before the 2012 elections.

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