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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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    In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)

    For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and "ding!" of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.
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    New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

    To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.
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    Jury Deliberating 14 Counts In McDonnell Trial

    As of Tuesday afternoon, there is no word yet from the seven men and five women who are deliberating 14 separate counts against the McDonnells.
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    The Troubling Implications Of The Celebrity Photo Leak

    To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained.

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