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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Uh-Oh-Lympics, The Social Anniversary, Last Night.

Panel Round One

A Kinder, Gentler Riot.

Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about someone other than Facebook celebrating a 10th anniversary this week, only one of which is true.

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: E-vil, Dolled Up, and Love Actually.


Carl reads three news-related limericks: Royal Cuisine, Carp-enter, and Hambetter.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.


Our panelists celebrate the 10th anniversary of Facebook by predicting what we'll be wasting our time on 10 years from today.

Trenton's Mayor Mack Found Guilty Of Bribery, Fraud Charges

A federal jury has found Mayor Tony F. Mack of Trenton, N.J., guilty of six charges ranging from extortion and bribery to fraud. Mack's brother was also convicted of some charges in the case, which involved plans for a parking garage.
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Upscaling Comfort Food

Mac 'n cheese and truffle oil. Pop tarts made from scratch. Many local chefs and restaurants are updating favorites of yesteryear with high end ingredients, new techniques and upscale prices. We examine the power of nostalgia and food, and the flavors that recall our favorite home-cooked meals.


Iran's President Rouhani Gets The Benefit Of The Doubt, For Now

Iran is preparing for a national holiday celebrating the Islamic Revolution 35 years ago, and NPR's Peter Kenyon is among the few foreign journalists in Tehran for the event. He's found that the optimism that greeted President Hassan Rouhani's election last year has moderated — but not vanished.