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Candles, Not Media Cameras, For Newtown On Saturday

It's been a year since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Host Scott Simon recognizes events taking place across the nation in memory of the lives lost that day.
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The Nobel Prize And The Rule Of Three

The Nobel Prize-winning theory for the Higgs boson particle was developed by six scientists. But because of the Nobel Committee's rules, only Peter Higgs and Francois Englert received the Prize. Host Scott Simon speaks with one of the other contributing scientists, professor Carl Hagen, about not winning the Nobel.
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Egypt's Islamic Salafi Party Walks Political Tightrope

The Salafi Nour won the second-most seats in the last parliamentary election and is now the only major Islamist political force allowed to operate in Egypt. The group supported Morsi's overthrow and lent Islamist credibility to the military's decision. But it quickly found itself at odds with the interim rulers, and now faces a court case that could lead to its dissolution.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Phony Fingers, World of Spycraft, Must Flee TV.
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Panel Round One

Too Spoon?
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about surprising trends that emerged this year, only one of which is true.
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Panel Round Two

Another question for the panel: Click to Care.
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Guess The Newsmaker

Our panelists guess the occupation of a mystery guest.
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Limericks

Dog Park, Brief Distraction, Hail Me Anytime.
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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