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Hikaru Nakamura, The Next Bobby Fischer?

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The 2012 U.S. Chess Championships are underway in St. Louis, Missouri, and all eyes are on America's top ranked player, Hikaru Nakamura. At the age of 24, he's believed to have the best chance of any American since Bobby Fischer to become number one in the world. Host Michel Martin speaks with Nakamura, the "game changer" of American chess.
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Far From 'Infinitesimal': A Mathematical Paradox's Role In History

It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.
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Soup to Nuts, Restaurants Smoke It All

While you won't find cigarettes in restaurants anymore, some smoking isn't banned. It's not just meat, either; it's hot to smoke just about anything edible.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Watch For The Blind Lets You Feel Time Passing

A new watch allows the blind to feel time on their wrists. Designer Hyungsoo Kim tells NPR's Wade Goodwyn his watch allows users to tell time accurately without revealing their disabilities.

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