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Fighting Unwanted Cat Calls, One Poster At A Time

For women on city streets, unwanted attention from men often comes in the form of cat calls, whistles and roving eyes. New York artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh says she's had enough and is taking her art to the streets.
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Facebook, Microsoft Reveal Requests For User Data

The tech giants say they have been allowed to reveal data requests from the government in broad terms, but expressed frustration that they aren't permitted to say more.
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Firefighters In Colorado Gaining The Upper Hand On Blazes

Authorities say a surprise rainstorm and cooler weather have helped them start to turn the tide on the devastating wildfires.
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Source: Obama Considering Releasing NSA Court Order

NPR has learned that the Obama administration, under pressure to lift a cloak of secrecy, is considering whether to declassify a court order that gives the National Security Agency the power to gather phone call record information on millions of Americans.
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What Whitey Bulger Means To Boston

The infamous Boston mobster Whitey Bulger is on trial after decades of alleged crimes, including 19 murders. Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon talks with Dick Lehr, co-author of "Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mobster," about the trial.
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Rain, Cooler Weather Slow Colorado Fire

Nevertheless, the fire that started on Tuesday is being called the most destructive fire in Colorado's history.
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"Music Man" Finds A Home For His Vinyl

Last year Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon talked with Music Man Murray in Los Angeles and his struggle to find a home for his huge vinyl album collection. Now Scott has an update, with a happy ending.
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Will The Court's Gene Ruling Stifle Bio Innovation?

Weekend Edition Saturday Host Scott Simon talks with bioethicist Arthur Caplan of New York University about Thursday's Supreme Court ruling that isolated human genes may not be patented — and the implications for that ruling.

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