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McCann Homers Twice, Yankees Power Past Red Sox

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:33pm

McCann homers twice, Yankees power past Red Sox

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With Crimean Borders In Dispute, Google Maps Has It Both Ways

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:15pm

In most of the world, the region is included in Russia with a dotted line. Viewed in Russia, the line is solid. Guest host Tess Vigeland speaks with John Gravois about the issues with mapping borders.

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U.S. Agency Backs Down In Standoff With Cattle Rancher

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:10pm

A Nevada rancher whose cattle were seized over his refusal to pay grazing fees for the use of federally protected land seems to have won at least a reprieve in his fight against the government.

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What You May Have Missed: The Week's Sports Wrapup

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

The Masters is well under way and A Martinez from member station KPCC is here to talk golf with guest host Tess Vigeland. Plus, Kentucky coach John Calipari's new book and the future of the NCAA.

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Diagnosing And Treating The Internet's Heartbleed Bug

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

Encryption software meant to protect users online had a giant hole in it. Researchers found the Heartbleed bug Monday but Jordan Robertson from Bloomberg Businessweek tells guest host Tess Vigeland says it's been around for a while.

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Ukrainian Cities In Turmoil Over Russian Connection

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

Guest Host Tess Vigeland talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the latest protests in eastern Ukraine. Julia Ioffe of The New Republic explains why Russia's power plays for influence in eastern Ukraine may stop short of outright invasion.

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When Your Child's Food Allergies Are A Matter Of Life And Death

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

Laurel Francoeur's son has multiple severe allergies. This means keeping certain items out of the house and calling ahead to restaurants. It also means tough talks with her son and other parents.

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Making Math And Microscopes More Accessible

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

From popularizing a feared subject to scaling down high-tech tools, here are two examples of experts solving complicated problems with simplicity.

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Ted Leo And Aimee Mann On Ego, Humor And The Uncanny Valley

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:09pm

Alternative rock legends in their own right, the pair say their collaboration as The Both began with a shared obsession: a statue in Milwaukee that looks just a little too real.

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Couple: Truck Was On Fire Before Deadly Bus Crash

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:23pm

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

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Pakistan Judge Dismisses 9 Month Old's Murder Case

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:03pm

Pakistan judge dismisses 9 month old's murder case

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In Australia, A Minute Of Silence Is Being Sold To Help Vets

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:57pm

Before you start thinking things are too noisy Down Under, know this: The Minute of Silence was recorded as veterans of Australia's military stood by, in honor of their fallen comrades.

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Cruz Says He's Optimistic About Turning US Around

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:33pm

Cruz says he's optimistic about turning US around

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Catholic Diocese Says Late Bishop Guilty Of Abuse

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:23pm

Catholic diocese says late bishop guilty of abuse

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Google Maps Displays Crimean Border Differently In Russia, U.S.

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 2:01pm

In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.

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Dreyfuss Loves Acting, But His Passion Is Politics

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:53pm

Dreyfuss loves acting, but his passion is politics

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Gingrich Blasts 'Ideologues' Behind Health Law

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:15pm

Gingrich blasts 'ideologues' behind health law

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Rand Paul Says Conservatives Need A Bold Message

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:03pm

Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message

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Stabbing Suspect's Mental State Is Key To The Case

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:53pm

Stabbing suspect's mental state is key to the case

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Ohio Begins Pushback Against College Player Unions

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:53pm

Ohio begins pushback against college player unions

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