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    A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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    The Supreme Court has taken up briefs challenging the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8. Lisa Lerer, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News, said the high court's decision is a big step for the Obama administration, which urged the justices to strike down bans on gay marriage. "The speed in which this has taken place has just really been remarkable," she said.

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    Wounded Bull-Runner: 'If You Run Long Enough, You Get Gored'

    Bill Hillmann, a writer from Chicago, contributed to the book Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona. He was gored at this year's running of the bulls in that city, but says he plans to return.
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    What If The World Cup Were Awarded For Saving Trees And Drinking Soda?

    We thought you'd get a kick out of seeing how the four teams in the final World Cup matches stack up in global health and development.
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    What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky?

    Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.
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    Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

    Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

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