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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 words will appear on the newly revamped SATs.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Putin's New Occupation, The Old College Try, Padre Mouth.
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Panel Round One

The Threshold of Manhood.
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about a Jeopardy! champion starting a new career, only one of which is true.
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A Native American Tribe Hopes Digital Currency Boosts Its Sovereignty

Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
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The Changing Nature Of Workplace Benefits

We explore changes in workplace benefits like pensions and health care, as well as what health care reform means for those who are locked into a job for the benefits.

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El Salvador's New President

As Salvadorans choose between two candidates in a presidential runoff election, we explore the challenges the victor will face, including gangs, drugs and poverty.

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Civil Rights Nomination Fight Connects To Decades-Old Murder

The Senate voted this week to bar Debo Adegbile from leading the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Law professors Douglas Kmiec and Spencer Overton discuss the case and role of the division.
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U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron In Amazon Pollution Case

He ruled the $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron for oil pollution in the Amazon was obtained illegally and is unenforceable. For more, David Green talks to Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek.

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