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All Things Considered
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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  • Despite Deadline, No Letup In Syrian Fighting
    The Syrian peace plan faced an important test on Tuesday: The Syrian army was supposed to pull out of cities. Instead, more attacks were reported and the plan appears increasingly at risk of failing.
  • Bahraini Activist On Hunger Strike For Eight Weeks
    Robert Siegel speaks with Associated Press reporter Reem Khalifa about Bahraini human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja. He's on a hunger strike until he can be freed from detention.
  • 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.
  • A Church Divided: Ruling Ends Va.'s Episcopal Battle
    It's like the end of a marriage. Earlier this year, a Virginia judge ruled that seven conservative congregations that had split with the Episcopal Church must hand over almost everything they own, including their places of worship. "It's a tremendous loss," says one conservative parishioner.
  • Tulsa Mourns Man Who 'Never Met A Stranger'
    Bobby Clark, 54, was one of three people killed in Friday's shootings in Tulsa, Okla. Friends and family say Clark, a resident of the city's Northgate neighborhood, was a well-liked musician who enjoyed sharing his music with others
  • 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.
  • Everybody Wants To Be A K-Pop Star
    Groups like Girls' Generation and 2NE1 have turned South Korea into a global pop hot spot. A look inside auditions at one of the country's biggest pop factories.
  • Critics: Suspending Marlins' Manager Not Enough
    The manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen, apologized for comments praising Fidel Castro on Tuesday. Guillen has been suspended for five games because of the remarks. He now says he'll do whatever he can to repair relations with angry Cuban-Americans.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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