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Destruction Of Syria's Chemical Weapons System Begins

A team of international weapons experts is taking sledgehammers and explosives to production facilities for Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. Meanwhile, President Bashar Assad is still denying his military used chemical weapons on civilians.
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U.S. Captures Al-Qaida Leader After Raids In Libya And Somalia

Special forces captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya, and a Navy SEAL team struck at a leader of al-Shabab in Somalia. Libya's government is asking the U.S. for an explanation of what it deems a "kidnapping."
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House Votes To Give Back Pay To Furloughed Feds

On Saturday, the U.S. House voted to ensure that federal works sent home beginning Oct. 1 will receive pay for the days they are furloughed. The partial shutdown of the federal government was in its fifth day.
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Family Questions Shooting Death Of Woman At U.S. Capitol

The death of Miriam Carey, killed by police gunfire Thursday after leading a car chase from the White House to the Capitol, is prompting questions from her family about whether she deserved to die. The incident, which has not yet been explained, has also led experts to analyze the officers' actions.
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Syria Expected To Spar With Inspectors As Weapons Hunt Begins

An team of experts entered the country on Tuesday to find and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile. The Assad regime has agreed to allow access, but the United Nations resolution and the Chemical Weapons Convention also give the country some rights in the process. Weapons expert Amy Smithson fears he will exploit that.
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Richard Posner Reflects 'On Judging'

Long-time Appellate Court Judge Richard Posner offers solutions for our judicial system in his new book, Reflections on Judging. He talks to host Scott Simon.
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'Linsanity': For Asian Fans, It Felt Just Like 'Young Love'

The new documentary Linsanity retells the unlikely rise of Jeremy Lin as an Asian-American NBA star. Now playing for the Houston Rockets, Lin generated global buzz and a large Asian-American fanbase last year as a high-scoring point guard for the New York Knicks.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Iced Tea Party, Blue Screen of Health, You Are Free To Tweet About The Cabin.
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Panel Round One

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Bieber On Board.
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about how the TV series Sex and The City continues to influence us today, only one of which is true.

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