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The Rutgers Verdict And The Future Of Hate Crimes

Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate's liaisons, has been convicted charges of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks to University of Maryland law professor Danielle Citron about the case and what it means for the future of harassment law.
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Drones Over America: What Can They See?

In February, President Obama signed an aviation bill requiring the FAA to make plans to integrate drones into American airspace. Brookings Institution senior fellow John Villasenor explains what these drones will be able to see — and how our privacy and national security may be affected.
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Habits: How They Form And How To Break Them

Every habit-forming activity follows the same behavioral and neurological patterns, says New York Times business writer Charles Duhigg. His new book The Power of Habit explores the science behind why we do what we do — and how companies are working to use our habits to market products to us.
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Presidential Contest Eclipses Congressional Races

As the Republican presidential candidates concentrate their efforts on Super Tuesday, both parties are gearing up for what could be a down-to-the-wire race for control of Congress. National opinion polls show Democrats and Republicans are tied after voters were asked which party they want to see in control.
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Week In News: Romney Wins Energize Campaign

Mitt Romney walked away with two wins this week in Arizona and Michigan. A win in Ohio on Super Tuesday could finally give the former Massachusetts governor the status as the clear front-runner for the Republican party. Yet some senior conservatives are concerned all of their candidates could be in trouble with the controversial statements made by Rush Limbaugh this week. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page about these and other news stories from the week.
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Michigan, Arizona Prepare For Tuesday's Primaries

The Republican presidential candidates face two important primaries Tuesday with high stakes for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Polls for contests in Arizona and Michigan showed the once-designated front-runner falling behind former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum until recently, when Romney has pulled even or slightly ahead.

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