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Foley's Death Highlights Plight Of Journalists In Syria

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

American photojournalist James Foley was killed this past week by militants from the Islamic State. Tess Vigeland speaks with Robert Mahoney, deputy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the targeting of journalists in Syria.

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At Cannabis Clubs, Customers Mingle Over Marijuana

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

In Colorado and Washington recreational pot shops are now legal, while in Europe, "cannabis social clubs" have gotten creative. Ozy.com's Laura Secorun Palet talks about the growth of these spaces.

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Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

In Ferguson, Mo., some younger and older residents have differing views on whether violence among protesters is appropriate and how best to effect change.

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Alone In The Wilderness, A Lost Fisherman Fights For His Life

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

A Sacramento man went on a fishing trip in the California mountains, but lost his way as he searched for bait. After days spent stranded and hungry, he spelled out a cry for help with tree branches.

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Studying? Take A Break And Embrace Your Distractions

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

This back-to-school season, it's time to reevaluate a few common assumptions about how best to study. Benedict Carey, the author of How We Learn, says science shows that discipline isn't everything.

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Bruce Hornsby's Modern Classical Moment

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

The pianist who spent 25 years writing pop hits says he's long been interested in the work of Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg and others. Now he's sharing that interest with his audience.

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'Love Is Strange' — And Funny, Hard And Heart-Breaking

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

Love is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a couple whose marriage, after 39 years together, is the start of a very complicated story.

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Pope's Remarks On Iraq Seem To Support Use Of Military Force

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

Tess Vigeland speaks with John Allen, associate editor with The Boston Globe, about Pope Francis' recent comments that appear to support the use of force against the the Islamic State.

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WATCH: Shark Vs. Grouper. Shark Loses.

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 1:45pm

A couple of anglers fishing off the Fla. coast hook a four-foot Blacktip shark. And then ...

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Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:42pm

The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.

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Native Stories From Alaska Give Gamers Something To Play With

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 11:15am

The video game Never Alone draws on a traditional Inupiaq story and the actual experiences of native Alaskan elders, storytellers and youth.

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Iceland Ups Aviation Warning As Volcano Rumbles

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 11:09am

Bardarbunga, a volcano in the center of the island nation, has experienced a sub-glacial eruption and could begin sending steam and ash skyward if it melts through the ice, scientists warn.

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Kurdish Forces Say They're Waiting For U.S. Weapons

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:50am

In northern Iraq, the Kurdish Peshmerga troops are battling the extremists of the Islamic State. But commanders say they're not getting the weapons promised by the U.S. and others.

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Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:41am

Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.

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Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:56am

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

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U.N. Warns Of 'Possible Massacre' In Northeastern Iraq

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:33am

The United Nations special representative in Iraq describes the situation in Amerli, besieged by Islamic State militants, as one of "unspeakable suffering."

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Photo Released Of Chinese Fighter That Buzzed U.S. Navy Plane

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:13am

Pentagon officials have identified the Chinese interceptor that made a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft as an Su-27.

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Fresh Air Weekend: 'The Simpsons' And Author Stephan Eirik Clark

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:03am

Fresh Air listens backs to interviews with The Simpsons' creator, writers and actors ahead of the show's marathon on FXX. Author Stephan Eirik Clark talks about his new novel Sweetness #9.

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Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:55am

The protests were largely peaceful in the St. Louis suburb for a third consecutive night.

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Feminism In A Run-Down Taffy Factory: The Women Of 'Bob's Burgers'

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:51am

The Fox animated show Bob's Burgers, which won the Emmy last weekend for Outstanding Animated Program, brings nuance and style to its female characters - particularly young Tina, who almost never was.

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