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Wimbledon Watches Serena Williams And New Stars

Wimbledon, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, starts today. Tennis blogger Courtney Nguyen talks about the players to watch and whether the sport is becoming more diverse.
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Anika Noni Rose Gets 'Hype' To 'Radioactive'

Anika Noni Rose was nominated for a Tony Award this year for her performance in A Rasin in the Sun. For Tell Me More's series 'In Your Ear' she shares the music that helps keep her fit and focused.
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Central Park Five Settlement: Was Justice Served?

New York City reached a $40 million settlement with the "Central Park Five," men who were wrongfully convicted of a brutal rape in 1990. Sarah Burns, who wrote a book about the case, offers an update.
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'I'm An Iraqi': A Family Attacked, A Brother Missing

In 2005, Iqbal al-Juboori's family in Iraq was attacked at home and her brother was kidnapped. "As an Iraqi, you get violated," she says. "You don't have a lot of rights."
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Fresh Air Weekend: John Oliver, Parquet Courts And Joshua Ferris

Comedian John Oliver pokes fun on his new show on HBO; Ken Tucker reviews Parquet Courts' third record; and writer Joshua Ferris discusses his latest novel about a dentist wrestling with his atheism.
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A Dangerous 'Ritual': Chewing Tobacco In Baseball

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's death has revived conversations about the use of smokeless tobacco in the sport. Tobacco and baseball researcher Ted Eaves discusses why so many players use it.
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'Shop' Guys On The World Cup: Can The U.S. Come Out On Top?

The Barbershop guys weigh in on the World Cup, team switching during the NBA off season, electric Harley Davidson motorcycles, and the Washington football team.
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Obama On Iraq: Defense Strategy Or Political Compromise?

President Obama announced that he's prepared to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq. Analysts join guest host Audie Cornish to discuss some of the biggest political stories of the week.
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Baptist Preacher: Compel Congregants, Don't 'Guilt' Them

Pastor Amy Butler will take the helm of New York City's progressive Riverside Church later this year. She discusses her desire to become a faith leader and explains her vision.
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John Oliver Is No One's Friend On His New HBO Show

The comedian who was a correspondent on The Daily Show for 7 1/2 years now pokes fun on Last Week Tonight. Oliver talks about tasing his leg, temping for a thief and remaining an outsider.

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