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U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:03pm

President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.

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Thoughts Can Fuel Some Deadly Brain Cancers

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:13am

A doctor-scientist's long quest to help children with a rare form of brain cancer has led to the discovery that high levels of brain activity can make glioma tumors grow faster.

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Come To A Screening of 'Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:55am

The documentary traces the rise of the hardcore punk scene in the nation's capital, and all the DIY energy, rage and creativity that came with it.

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Warren Weinstein, American Killed In U.S. Operation, Was Veteran Aid Worker

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:44am

The USAID contractor was kidnapped in 2011 from his home Pakistan just days before he was scheduled to leave the country. He spent much of his career in some of the world's toughest places.

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All Songs At 15: From 2008, Songs Of Hope And Change

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:15am

For this week's Throw Back Thursday we remember the music artists were inspired to write after President Obama was first elected.

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7 Lost American Slang Words

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:03am

Remembering cool words that are no longer cool — or even used much.

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Songs We Love: Ta-Ku, 'Love Again' (feat. JMSN and Sango)

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:02am

The prolific SoundCloud producer will release a new EP in June called Songs To Make Up To. Hear the premiere of the spiritual lead single.

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Germany's Largest Bank Fined $2.5 Billion In Rate-Fixing Scandal

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:58am

At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the Libor rate from 2005-2009.

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Songs We Love: Gacha, 'Let Me Love You'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:43am

The Georgian producer's tasteful Ready For The World sample elevates this intoxicating downtempo cut into a potential hit.

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Feeling Blue? Share A Laugh With Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:05am

When he chuckled at a conference last week, the world was a happier place. And when he spoke, he reminded us all how little moments can have a big impact.

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U.S. Operations Killed Two Hostages Held By Al-Qaida, Including An American

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:48am

Two Americans who worked for al-Qaida were also killed in the counterterrorism operations in January, the White House said. The two hostages killed included an Italian who had been held since 2012.

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EU Leaders Close To Agreement To Deal With Influx Of Migrants

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:41am

Days after 900 were feared drowned in a single accident, the European Union is struggling to forge a new policy to combat the flow of people setting off mostly from Libya in overcrowded boats.

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"AMA" Let You Finish

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

For this final round, every answer ends with our show's initials, A-M-A. We say, "This Nepalese prince found enlightenment and became the Buddha;" you say, "Siddhartha Gautama."

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Initially Incorrect

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

In this game, every clue is a sentence that ends with a well-known initialism, BUT is the opposite of what we're looking for

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Remember Me?

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

VIP Ingrid Michaelson whips out her ukulele and joins Jonathan Coulton for a game about amnesia-afflicted movie characters, set to the tune of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know."

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You People Are Animals

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

Do you know which rock star was nicknamed The Lizard King? That and more animal-based nicknames are the answers to this round's questions. You'll rawr with laughter.

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Second Chances

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

In this game, contestants win by coming in second. We ask questions with fairly well-known "number one" answers; knowing the "second place" answer is worth double points.

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Ingrid Michaelson: Girl Chases Quiz Chases Girl

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

Indie pop star Ingrid Michaelson performs on her ukulele, turns on her Staten Island accent, and covers a rewritten song by Somebody That You Used to Know.

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Edit Please!

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

Which classic novel is "a group of lions and a bias that prevents objective consideration of an issue"? For this game we give an overly verbose title of a book for contestants to edit down.

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Go Fish!

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:09am

A verbal version of the children's card game "Go Fish", but with groups of things other than fish. Have you got any Cavendish, Lady Fingers, or Rajahs? Go bananas!

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