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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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Three Years After Uprisings, Arab States Take Different Paths

Tunisians were celebrating this week. Egyptians were voting on a new constitution. Syrians are hoping peace talks can end their civil war. Several Arab Spring nations are now working through key events that will shape the road ahead.
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Federal Judge Says N.C. Ultrasound Abortion Law Is Illegal

The state's controversial law required women who want to have an abortion to first have an ultrasound scan and have it described to them. A federal judge calls the law "an impermissible attempt to compel these providers to deliver the state's message in favor of childbirth and against abortion."

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