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A Nobel Peace Prize For The Arab Spring? Who Would That Go To?

The world will soon learn who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. Not surprisingly, there's been much speculation that the prize committee might honor the participants of the Arab Spring. But who, exactly, would get the award?
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U.S. Troops Increase Aid To Mexico In Drug War

The U.S. has been stepping up its assistance to Mexico's security forces in the fight against the drug cartels. The Mexican marines have been a leading beneficiary, and are now considered the most effective force.
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Jobs Admirers Converge On Apple Stores

Across the world, admirers of Apple Computers are constructing impromptu shrines outside Apple Stores. Guy Raz hears from people in Santa Monica, Calif., and Washington, D.C., about what Apple means to them.
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A Look At Jobs' Legacy

Guy Raz speaks with Walter Mossberg, personal technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal, about where Steve Jobs' legacy fits in the pantheon of innovators. He says Jobs was more than a brilliant inventor and businessman: His legacy is closest to that of Henry Ford, who found a way to bring game-changing technology to the masses.
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Nazaryan: Americans Don't Deserve Literature Nobel

Guy Raz, talks with Alexander Nazaryan about his rant in Salon.com, excoriating the American literary world. He explains that Americans don't deserve a Nobel Prize because their work is too interior. Nazaryan is on the editorial board of The New York Daily News.
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Latin Hip-Hop And Rap Offers Own Styles, Messages

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Tell Me More is celebrating the music of Latin America with Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras, hosts of NPR Music's Alt.Latino. Today, they're sharing notable hip-hop and rap works from Spain, Puerto Rico, Chile and Panama — including an exclusive premiere by Raka Dun, who's part of the rap duo Los Raka.
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Horshack Move Banned At British School

Teachers say the new method of giving thumbs up has a calming effect, and makes it easier not to overlook students who don't want to draw attention to themselves. The new method is more like The Fonz on Happy Days and less like Arnold Horshack on Welcome Back Kotter.
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How Belgium Mirrors Europe's Economic Divide

Belgium has spent 16 months struggling to form a federal government. Observers say that issue is a microcosm of the financial crisis that has hit the eurozone.

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