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Timeline Of Events In The Boston Marathon Bombing

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:23am

Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

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Trying To Combat Growing Drug Trade In Oil Patch

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:23am

Trying to combat growing drug trade in oil patch

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A Year After Bombing, Boston And Its People Heal

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:23am

A year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

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Abortion In Cases Of Rape: New Rifts In Old Debate

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:23am

Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate

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A Look At Predictions Of The 1964 World's Fair

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:13am

A look at predictions of the 1964 World's Fair

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Visions Of 1964 World's Fair Didn't All Come True

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:03am

Visions of 1964 World's Fair didn't all come true

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Calif. Democrats Walk Middle Path In Health Debate

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:53am

Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

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Syria Rebels, Government Report Poison Gas Attack

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:43am

Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack

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Tech Week: Heartbleed, The Latest Bubble And Windows XP Retires

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:40am

The cybersecurity threat that individuals are largely powerless to fix, Heartbleed, dominated this week's headlines. And is Silicon Valley overvaluing the future?

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Between Friends, Family And Country, Ukranian Police Lie Low

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:33am

As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.

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O'Brien Promises Nudity, Fire At MTV Movie Awards

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:13am

O'Brien promises nudity, fire at MTV Movie Awards

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AP Photographer Captured Humanity Amid Chaos

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:13am

AP photographer captured humanity amid chaos

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Republicans Form New Fundraising Group, On Heels Of High Court Ruling

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:04am

Seeking to capitalize on the Supreme Court's recent ruling that eased restrictions on political contributions, Republicans are launching a new super joint fundraising committee.

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Bob Boilen's Weekly Rainbows

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: the future of concert visuals and the last song you'll ever hear.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Nurse Jackie, Mad Men And Frozen

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

Edie Falco discusses sobriety, The Sopranos, and Nurse Jackie's self-medication. We tell you everything we're allowed to about Mad Men, and we talk princesses with the songwriters behind "Let It Go."

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Borderland Music: Songs From The U.S.-Mexico Frontera

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S. Alt.Latino highlights some of the music heard along the way.

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A Sheep Killer Is On The Loose In 'All the Birds, Singing'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

All The Birds, Singing is the second novel by Australian-British author Evie Wyld. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Wyld about her sinister story revolving around the life of Jake, a sheep farmer.

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Any Chicken In Those School Lunch 'Food-Like Nubbins'?

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

It took a Freedom of Information Act to get the Chicago Public Schools to disclose what's in the chicken nuggets they serve in their cafeterias. NPR's Scott Simon reveals the chemical contents.

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PGA Puts On A Masters Without A Tiger

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

This week saw an unfortunate late-season swoon for the Pacers, and the first Masters tournament without Tiger Woods in 20 years. Will he return from his injury? NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports correspondent Tom Goldman.

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With A Wink And Nod To Fans, Movies Roll Post-Credit Scenes

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 8:03am

After-credits scenes have a long history in the movies, from the original Ocean's 11 to the latest Captain America. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with writer Alex Suskind about this cinematic trope.

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