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N.Y. Website Posts Map Of People With Gun Permits, Draws Criticism

The suburban Journal News took publicly available information to produce an interactive database. Critics say the newspaper has treated gun owners as if they are sex offenders.
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By Showing Ammo Magazine On NBC, Did David Gregory Break The Law?

Washington, D.C., city police are investigating whether NBC News' David Gregory broke the district's laws when he displayed what he said was a "magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets" on Sunday's edition of Meet the Press.
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Caught On Tape: Words That Haunted In 2012

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to Esquire Magazine's A.J. Jacobs about some of the people who got caught on tape in 2012 saying things that came back to haunt them.
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Remembering Those Lost In 2012 (Rebroadcast)

We reflect on the lives and legacies of those we lost this year.

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In Christmas Message, Queen Elizabeth Returns To 3-D After 59 Years

It's been 80 years since Britain's royal family began broadcasting a Christmas message. Now, the monarch will deliver her holiday address in 3-D. It's a medium in which she's been filmed before — 59 years ago, her coronation and other events were captured by 3-D cameras.
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What Makes It Great: Classical Music And Beyond With Rob Kapilow (Rebroadcast)

Rob Kapilow's exuberant commentary could prove you've never listened--really listened--to even the most familiar tunes. Classical music's ambassador takes on all genres--jazz, rap, country--and even the Kojo theme song.

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'Bowie Over Jordan': A New Look At The Pick That Still Haunts Portland NBA Fans

The Trail Blazers chose Kentucky center Sam Bowie with the second pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Then the Chicago Bulls took Michael Jordan. Bowie's tenure in Portland was marred by leg injuries; Jordan became a legend. ESPN recounts it all in a documentary about Bowie on Thursday night.
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More Allegations Emerge Against BBC In Jimmy Savile Scandal

A celebrity who was a serial rapist and molester operated at the BBC for years, was revered, and knighted. After he died, the BBC bungled its own efforts to investigate and expose him.

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