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The Next Debt Ceiling Deadline

In the summer of 2011, Congress and the president were embroiled in a high stakes fight over the debt ceiling. At the last minute, they reached an agreement to avoid default. Another showdown over the debt ceiling is possible this summer, but House Republicans say they hope to avoid a repeat of the crisis.
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Boston Marathon Explosions Update

Co-host Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Adam Davidson about the latest on the Boston Marathon explosions.
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An Update On The Boston Marathon Explosions

Co-host Melissa Block talks to talks to NPR's Tovia Smith about the latest on the Boston Marathon explosions.
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Latest On Boston Marathon Explosions

Co-host Melissa Block talks to WGBH's Anne Mostue about the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Mostue said she heard two very loud explosions, then saw "people screaming and running toward the river."
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A Runner Describes The Scene

Co-host Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Peter Sagal, who ran in the Boston Marathon and was near Monday's explosions.
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Justices Appear Skeptical Of Patenting Human Genes

A case considered pivotal to the future of science and medicine came before the Supreme Court on Monday, involving a company that has patented two genes linked to cancer. While the patent challengers lost in the lower court, they seemed to have a more receptive audience at the Supreme Court.

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