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Draw Something App Reveals The Artistic Chimp In Us All

The Draw Something app works a lot like Pictionary: You pick a word, draw clues and wait for opponents to guess the answer. But cartoonist Matthew Diffee says the app's name is a bit misleading: "It would be more accurate to call it ... 'Draw Something With Your Foot While Bull Riding On A Boat.' "
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Hillary Clinton: 'Incredible Rush' Will Have Its End

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she plans to get off the "high-wire" of politics after she wraps up her tenure as secretary of state, but she's still questioned about her political future wherever she goes. NPR's Michele Kelemen gives a behind-the-scenes account of Clinton's most recent swing through Asia.
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Can A Change Of Heart Beat The Flip-Flop Charge?

Politicians are often lauded in speeches for holding fast to their convictions. But history often honors those who change their minds. Perhaps it's too easy to automatically see political calculation as the only force that changes a politician's mind or heart.
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Week In Politics: Mitt Romney The Bully?

Melissa Block speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss allegations that Mitt Romney bullied some of his prep school classmates.
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A Mother And Son, And 'The Good Side Of Things'

Born in 1948 with spina bifida, Dennis McLaughlin was missing several vertebrae and unable to use his legs. His mother, Theresa, was a single mom, working in a paper mill near Portland, Maine. He interviewed her to thank her for how she raised him.
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Beyond The 'Blonde': A Look At Marilyn's Inner Life

Flamboyant and confident, Marilyn Monroe oozed sex appeal. But in Joyce Carol Oates' Blonde, we see a woman overshadowed by her onscreen persona. Author Manuel Munoz says the novel gives a glimpse into the star's interior life. Have a favorite book about a celebrity? Tell us in the comments.
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Like It Or Not, Diversity Isn't Going Anywhere

Dealing with diversity can be a challenge. But Tell Me More host Michel Martin explains why Americans can and must rise to that challenge for the country to move forward.
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Mind Games: Football And Head Injuries

Commentator Frank Deford wonders what will happen to American football as concerns over head injuries grow.

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