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Jean Stapleton, Who Played Edith Bunker, Dies

As Edith, Stapleton took on the thorniest of social issues, from race to feminism. She said that humor had a way of reducing intolerance to nothing.
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More Storms, Tornadoes Batter Parts Of Oklahoma

Still recovering from the devastating tornado two weeks ago, parts of Okalahoma were struck again with intense storms and tornadoes Friday night. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with Kurt Gwartney of member station KGOU about the lastest there.
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American Tornado Preparedness Has History Of 'Bad Advice'

In light of the recent tornadoes that devastated Oklahoma, guest host Wade Goodwyn talks to author Lee Sandlin about the myths and practices of tornado preparedness over the decades. Sandlin is the author of Storm Kinds: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers.
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Court Prepares To Write New Chapters In Civil Rights History

Opinions on affirmative action, same-sex marriage and voting rights are to come in what's expected to be a month of blockbuster Supreme Court decisions
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If This Cute Cheerios Ad Causes Drama, What Won't?

When an advertiser seems to do everything right and still draws complaints, it makes you wonder: Is there any way to market to diverse communities without stepping on toes?
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Many Agree Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree On Fixes

The collapse of the I-5 bridge in Washington last month has once again raised questions about the state of the nation's infrastructure. But there is no consensus on how to tackle the problem, or how to pay for solutions.
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Academy Investigates Alleged Sex Assault Of Female Midshipman

The woman's attorney says three members of the U.S. Naval Academy's football team assaulted the victim at an off-campus house last year.

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