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Limericks

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Melting tennis players; beard benefits; what your cat thinks of you.

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Panel Round Two

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

More questions for the panel: A license to speed; The Mutton Diet; The Westminster Dog Show loosens its collar.

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Bluff The Listener

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

Our panelists tell three unlikely scenarios where someone yelled "I want (Paul) Krugman!"

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Panel Round One

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Haute Toast.

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Who's Carl This Time

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Bridge of Troubled Watergate Week 2; A-Fraud; L'affair du Scooter.

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Not My Job: Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Gets Quizzed On The Future

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 11:00am

Goodwin's an expert on presidents of the past, so we'll quiz her on presidents of the future — three questions about leaders from science fiction.

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Mickelson Surges In Abu Dhabi; McIlroy Penalized

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 9:21am

Mickelson surges in Abu Dhabi; McIlroy penalized

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Many Remain Wary Of W.Va. Water As Smell Lingers

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 9:20am

Many remain wary of W.Va. water as smell lingers

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Food Enters Syria's Main Palestinian Refugee Camp

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 9:18am

Food enters Syria's main Palestinian refugee camp

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California Nut Farmers Ban Together To Fight Theft

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 9:02am

California nut farmers ban together to fight theft

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Inspectors Arrive In Iran To Monitor Nuclear Deal

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:39am

Inspectors arrive in Iran to monitor nuclear deal

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Police Seek Student In Philadelphia School Shooting

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:36am

The shooting injured two 15-year-olds. Police say three students may have been playing with a gun when it went off.

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Donors Pitch In To Protect Detroit's Art And Pensions

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:26am

Under a deal mediated by a federal bankruptcy judge, a group of local and national foundations this week pledged more than $330 million to help Detroit's pension fund and protect the city's valuable art collection. Bio-chemical entrepreneur Paul Schaap is one of the donors; he speaks with NPR's Lynn Neary about the effort.

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When Do Nuclear Missteps Put Security In Jeopardy?

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:19am

When do nuclear missteps put security in jeopardy?

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Turkmenistan To Make People Pay For Gas

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:16am

Turkmenistan to make people pay for gas

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Living, And 'Forgiving,' In A Brilliant Writer's Orbit

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 8:09am

Jay Cantor is a hard author to nail down. He's written about topics as wide-ranging as Che Guevara and Krazy Kat. His latest work expands his range even more, fictionalizing the lives of four of Franz Kafka's friends and lovers. It's called Forgiving the Angel, and Cantor tells NPR's Lynn Neary it's a book born out of gratitude.

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Analysis: Congress Aims To Fix Busted Budgeting

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 7:58am

Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

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Sundance Premiere 'Camp X-Ray' Explores Gitmo Life

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 7:57am

Sundance premiere 'Camp X-Ray' explores Gitmo life

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Scene And Heard At Sundance Film Festival

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 7:49am

Scene and heard at Sundance Film Festival

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Officials: Iranian Diplomat Killed In Yemen

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 7:24am

Officials: Iranian diplomat killed in Yemen

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