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    Toyota Reaches $1 Billion Deal On Accelerator Lawsuits

    A plaintiffs' attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement exceeding $1 billion in a class-action lawsuit involving complaints of unintended acceleration in its vehicles. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Sonari Glinton about the deal, which still needs a judge's approval.
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    Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age'

    Poet and author Margaret Howe Freydburg died last week at 107; she wrote and published well past her 100th birthday. Her friend Nancy Slonim Aronie has an appreciation of a remarkable woman.
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    Margaret Hamburg Ends Six-Year Run As FDA Commissioner

    Margaret Hamburg ended her run this week as one of the longest serving Food and Drug Administration commissioners in recent decades.
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    Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges

    Sen. Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on corruption charges. These are the first criminal charges brought against a sitting U.S. Senator in seven years.
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    U.S. Creates First Sanctions Program Against Cybercriminals

    President Obama signed a new executive order that will allow the administration to freeze the assets of any individual or group involved in "malicious" cyberattacks.

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