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Week In Politics: Bowe Bergdahl And The Mississippi Senate Primary

Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and the GOP Senate primary in Mississippi.
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North Dakota's Gay-Marriage Ban Challenged In Federal Court

The state had been the only one to have its voter-approved same-sex prohibition go unchallenged in the courts. On Friday, seven couples filed suit to change that.
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@CIA Tweets; Internet Explodes In Not-So-Covert Sarcasm

The agency has probably been on Twitter before, but its first public tweet was cloaked in tongue-in-cheek humor.
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Early Exposure To Bacteria Protects Children From Asthma And Allergies

It was widely thought that the grunge in inner-city housing was causing high rates of asthma. But now it looks like being exposed to just the right kinds of bacteria and vermin actually helps.
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World Cup Makes Brazilians Crazy, But Soccer's Not To Blame

While workers scramble to prepare stadiums and airports for visiting fans, NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says many Brazilians are angry and frustrated.
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NBA Finals: Did The Heat Take Down Miami?

A faulty air conditioning system spiked temperatures during the first game of the NBA finals, and the San Antonio Spurs took the win. The Barbershop guys talk sports, politics and pop culture.
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Rabbi: American Jews Should Not Worry About Anti-Semitism

A new survey from the Anti-Defamation League estimates that nearly one in 10 Americans are prejudiced against Jews. But Rabbi Eric Yoffie says American anti-Semitism is not a real threat.
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Should Tweens Be Prosecuted As Adults?

Two 12-year-old girls in Wisconsin allegedly took their friend into the woods and stabbed her multiple times. They have been charged as adults. What does that mean and is it fair?
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Illinois Declares Truce In Cupcake War

When a girl's business got shut down for lack of a license, lawmakers decided the rules went too far. With states regulating so many professions, even consumer groups wonder if they should cut back.
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Can Farmed Fish Feed The World Without Destroying The Environment?

Farmed fish production will have to more than double by 2050 to keep up with global demand, a report finds. And aquaculture can be far more sustainable than meat production, the researchers say.

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