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When Is It Safe To Go Back To Work After The Flu?

Host Michel Martin isn't the only person who's been "under the weather" lately. She chats with NPR science correspondent Rob Stein about the nation-wide flu outbreak.
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Obama Administration Goes After Guns

Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama are touting new proposals aimed at curbing gun violence. Host Michel Martin learns more from Paul Barrett, author of 'Glock: The Rise of America's Gun' and Craig Whitney, author of 'Living With Guns, A Liberal's Case for the 2nd Amendment.'
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New York Bans Assault Weapons

Lawmakers in New York are getting tough on guns. They passed a new law expanding the state's ban on assault weapons. It's also meant to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. Host Michel Martin speaks to Thomas Kaplan of The New York Times about the legislation.
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Saying No To The Inauguration

For some Americans, next week's inauguration is a time to protest, not celebrate, the beginning of a second term for President Obama.
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Before Obama's Plan Is Out, NRA Calls Him An 'Elitist Hypocrite'

The administration is releasing its plan for reducing gun violence. The National Rifle Association is using the fact that the president's daughters are protected by guards with guns to make its case for putting armed officers in schools. The video is "repugnant and cowardly," the White House says.
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Interior Sec. Salazar Is Latest Member Of Cabinet To Announce Departure

He joins others who are leaving the Obama administration as the president begins his second term, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
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UPDATE: 'Turmoil' For Many Parents As NYC School Bus Drivers Strike

The drivers want pay and job protections continued in their new contract. The city says a court order prevents it from doing that. Today, the familiar yellow buses are parked. Thousands of parents and their kids are finding other ways to get to school.
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Wayne Dobson Doesn't Have Your Lost Cellphone

Many cell phones allow you to track them using GPS if they go missing. But the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports a technical glitch has, for two years, directed some Sprint customers who've lost their phones to the home of Wayne Dobson. Sprint says it's researching the problem.

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