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Syrian In Exile Writes On Despite Threats, Kidnappings

This weekend marks the third anniversary of the Syrian uprising. For perspective, NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Yassin Haj Saleh, a Syrian writer who spent 16 years in Syrian prisons.
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Week 2 Of Pistorius Trial Gruesome, Disturbing

Oscar Pistorius' calm demeanor cracked this week. The paralympic champion is on trial for the murder of his girlfriend. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with The Guardian's David Smith.
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Economic Sanctions Play Out In Strange Ways In Iran

Upscale Iranian malls still sell iPads and iPhones and its shops and cafes are stocked and full, but chemical weapons victims have trouble getting medicines and prices for food basics have gone up.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: President Parody, High Finance, Must Flee TV.
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Panel Round One

Another Mother's Little Helper.
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about a surprising alternative use for cats, only one of which is true.
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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Ask A Spy, For Men of Few Words, Promotional Consideration for Today's Flight is by Cup-A-Soup.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Grunge Zone, Seat Cushion, Tuxt Message.
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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 how the World Wide Web will celebrate its 25th birthday.

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