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Anti-Texting Laws Don't Appear To Deter

Thousands of people were killed last year and hundreds of thousands were injured in accidents involving distracted driving. It's now illegal to text and drive in 41 states. But drivers don't seem to be paying attention. (This story originally aired on All Things Considered on Dec. 6, 2013.)
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Syrian Doctor Cares For Refugees In Turkey

Dr. Mahmud Angrini fled Syria with almost nothing but the shirt on his back. He now lives in Southern Turkey and works with NGOs to help others who are trying to flee the fighting. He spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Bridge of Troubled Watergate Week 2; A-Fraud; L'affair du Scooter.
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Panel Round One

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Haute Toast.
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Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three unlikely scenarios where someone yelled "I want (Paul) Krugman!"
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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: A license to speed; The Mutton Diet; The Westminster Dog Show loosens its collar.
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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Melting tennis players; beard benefits; what your cat thinks of you.
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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 A-Rod do now he's not playing baseball?
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Obama Vague On Details In His Intelligence Proposals

Intelligence officials, civil libertarians, technology executives, and foreign leaders: All of them had something at stake Friday when President Obama laid out his ideas for reforming the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. The president sought to balance security and privacy concerns in his speech.

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