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Chef Eddie Huang Found Role Models In A Writer, Wrestler And TV Dad

Eddie Huang, chef and a best-selling author, says his boyhood role models include Charles Barkley, Al Bundy and Mark Twain.
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Should Saying Someone Is 'Off The Reservation' Be Off-Limits?

The term dates back to the 19th century when white traders would swap "firewater" for Indian goods and "off the reservation" was "a lonely and dangerous place for an aboriginal American to be."
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Lots Of Fish In The Sea, But One Great White In NYC

A surprise catch-of-the day jumped straight out of a Stephen Spielberg movie and into a boat right off New York City's 116th Street.
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SCOTUS On Cellphones And The Privacy Of Poetry

To put a literary spin on the Supreme Court's recent decision to limit warrantless cellphone searches, author Craig Morgan Teicher turns to A.R. Ammons' book of poetry, Tape for the Turn of the Year.
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Week In Politics: Lawsuits, Rulings And The Legacy Of Howard Baker

Political commentators E.J. Dionne and Mary-Kate Cary discuss the latest Supreme Court rulings, Boehner's announced desire to sue President Obama and the legacy of longtime Sen. Howard Baker.
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Are Tight Pants On Men 'Gross'? The Guys Weigh In

The Barbershop guys give their take on the latest fashion wear for men: tight pants. Who's sporting the look and who's judging it?
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The Beauty Shop Ladies Remember The King Of Pop

It's been five years since pop icon Michael Jackson died. The Beauty Shop ladies share their King of Pop memories and weigh in on this week's hot topics.
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Are We Doing Enough To Protect Our Children?

In her weekly "Can I Just Tell You?" essay, host Michel Martin reflects on the thousands of children who have tried to cross the U.S.-Mexico border without an adult.
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Deford: NCAA Says Amateurism Is Alive And Well, But The Jig Is Up

In a trial underway in California, the NCAA is arguing that college ball players should not be paid. But every coach knows that many players are not typical students, says commentator Frank Deford.
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Week In Politics: Military In Iraq And Leadership On The Hill

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss President Obama's plans for intervention in Iraq and the GOP leadership shuffle in the House.

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