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Years Later, Miss Indian America Pageant Winners Reunite

The Native American pageant's goal was to help counter racism in Sheridan, Wyo., though some say it only reinforced stereotypes.
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Jury Begins Deliberations In George Zimmerman Case

Closing arguments in the George Zimmerman murder trial wrapped up Friday and the case has gone to the jury.
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In Iraq, One Scammer Took Advantage Of The IED Epidemic

Fraud on the front lines of Iraq made millions for con artists who sold devices they claimed would detect hidden bombs, but which were junk. A new article profiles the man behind the scam. Robert Siegel speaks with Adam Higginbotham, author of the Bloomberg Businessweek article "The $38 Million Bomb-Detection Golf Ball Finders."
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Taliban Attack Survivor Speaks At U.N. On Her 16th Birthday

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani woman shot by the Taliban last fall for advocating education for girls, made an appearance at the United Nations on her 16th birthday on Friday.
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Sphinx Fragment In Israel Hints At Former Egyptian Connection

Robert Siegel talks to archaeologist and professor Amnon Ben Tor at Hebrew University about his recent unique find of an Egyptian sphinx in northern Israel.
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As Zimmerman Trial Goes To Jury, How Would The Barbershop Rule?

The barbershop guys talk about the George Zimmerman trial, and weigh in on Jay-Z's latest album, Magna Carta... Holy Grail. Host Michel Martin talks with law professor Paul Butler, sports writer Pablo Torre, Bostonian Neil Minkoff and culture critic Jimi Izrael.
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Awkwardly Awaiting The Zimmerman Trial's Outcome

Officials are trying to head off possible violent reactions to the verdict, but isn't it weird to be sitting around discussing human behavior like weather patterns?
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Prince George's County Faces Water Emergency

Tens of thousands of Prince George's County, Md., residents are going to lose water for up to four days during emergency repairs on a water main. We look at how to prepare.

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Ricky Skaggs: "Kentucky Traveler: My Life in Music"

Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Skaggs reflects on 50 years of playing bluegrass and country hits. In a new memoir, he recalls his early days as a child prodigy in Kentucky and later performing with Ray Charles, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris.

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The Aftermath Of Oil Spills In Michigan And Arkansas

As the White House nears a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, communities in Arkansas and Michigan are still dealing with major oil spills. Diane and her guests discuss the safety of shipping oil through pipelines.

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