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Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage Later This Year

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:20pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage, again. This time, it will determine whether states have the right to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.

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'Blackhat': A Classic Detective Story For A Brave New World

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:20pm

Over his years as a director, Michael Mann has taken on many crime stories. In his new film, malware is a central villain and the hero battles an adversary who resides in the virtual world.

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New Memoir Recalls Marching In Selma At Just 15

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:20pm

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Lynda Blackmon Lowery about her memoir, Turning 15 On The Road To Freedom.

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Sit. Stay. Call 911: FIDO Vest Gives Service Dogs An Upgrade

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:20pm

Wearable tech is popping up everywhere, and now there's a new vest that has GPS, can make phone calls and can talk back like Siri. But it's not for people — it's for service dogs.

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Celebrating A Year Of Big Breaks

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:19pm

The Weekend All Things Considered series "My Big Break" is turning a year old this weekend. NPR's Arun Rath talks with producer Daniel Hajek about his experience making the series.

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Greece Arrests Four In Latest Anti-Terror Raids

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 3:15pm

The arrests are said to include Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who is believed to have been the mastermind behind a foiled plot to conduct attacks in Belgium.

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MTV Pimps Cars, Brazil Pimps Trash Carts

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 2:18pm

It's the brainstorm of a street artist, who wanted folks to pay more respect to the pickers who collect recyclable garbage that would otherwise pile up in landfills.

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France Approves Secret Burials For 'Charlie Hebdo' Attackers

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 1:28pm

Said Kouachi has reportedly already been buried at the city of Reims, where he lived before the deadly attack. His brother, Cherif, is to be buried at his hometown of Gennevilliers, outside of Paris.

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Iranian-American Filmmaker Is Blowing Up, Not Being Boxed In

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 1:03pm

Desiree Akhavan wrote, directed and stars in the new comedy Appropriate Behavior. It's informed by her life as a bisexual Brooklynite, but the film, like its maker, defies easy categorization.

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'Gateway To Freedom': Heroes, Danger And Loss On The Underground Railroad

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:21am

While writing his new book, historian Eric Foner relied on a recently discovered record of slaves' escapes. He says the documents paint a "revealing picture" of life on the Underground Railroad.

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Hollande: Anti-'Charlie' Protesters Don't Understand French Values

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 10:04am

As demonstrations against the satirical magazine are staged in many parts of the Muslim world, the French president defends what he says is his country's principle of freedom of expression.

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Traveling To Cuba Getting Easier, But Expect Turbulence On The Way

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:51am

Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.

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Prediction

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Our panelists predict what will be the next mistake the White House admits to.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Bill reads three news-related limericks: Hot Beefcake With Broccoli; Furry Tail Cabernet; It's A Small Child-Labor World.

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Panel Round Two

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

More questions for the panel: Egg-xaggurated Reaction; Yo Mama Is So Saintly; Thag & Decker.

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Bluff The Listener

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Our panelists tell three stories about a politician getting into a job-related scrape, only one of which is true.

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Panel Round One

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Beer Nuts.

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Who's Bill This Time

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Recycled Romney; Disapproved Absence; Boston's Five Ring Circus.

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Not My Job: Dame Edna Everage Gets Quizzed On Farewell Tours

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 9:15am

Housewife and superstar Dame Edna Everage is the creation of Australian comedian Barry Humphries. Edna has just launched her U.S. farewell tour so she'll be playing a game called "I won't be back!"

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