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Three Years Later, Tahrir Protesters Drained And Defeated

On Jan. 25, 2011, millions of Egyptians took to the streets of Cairo to demand President Hosni Mubarak step down. Now those who led the revolution have all but disappeared, and iconic Tahrir Square is a bitter place for many — a reminder of a momentary high in a battle they say they have lost.
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Who's Carl This Time?

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Trashy Talk, A Sequel to Frozen, Justin Speeder.
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Panel Round One

It Takes Two
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories of freshman year discoveries, only one of which is true.
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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Amazon Precog, Higher Office, and Cereal Buzzkiller.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: The Lesser of Two Evils, Your Wedding's in Good Hands, and From the Icebox to Your Inbox
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Prediction

Our panelists predict what will be the big surprise at President Obama's State of the Union.
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American University Of Afghanistan Rocked By Kabul Bombing

When a suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a popular restaurant in Kabul on Jan. 17, two of those who died worked for the American University of Afghanistan. Their deaths have shaken the young campus, which has been largely immune from violence. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks to the university's president, C. Michael Smith, about how the bombing has affected both students and faculty.
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Brushing Off The Mockery, Curlers Push For Olympic Glory

It's difficult to find a sport more maligned than curling, but curlers say that's changing. NPR's Jacki Lyden talks with Paul Savage, a formerly overweight Canadian curling champion who took home an Olympic medal at age 50. These days, the sport is more about fitness than it is about the beer.

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