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David Brenner Dies; The Comedian Was 78

When he introduced Brenner as a guest on his show for the first time, Johnny Carson described him this way: "He's very clever. Somewhat warped."
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Sergeant To Receive Long-Overdue Medal Of Honor

Melvin Morris served two tours of duty in Vietnam, but because of his race he didn't receive the Medal of Honor. Morris talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the award he'll receive from President Obama.
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Inside The Barely Legal World Of Designer Drugs

Designer drugs are altered at the molecular level to mimic illegal drugs, while staying inside the law. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with author Mike Power about how these drugs are made and sold.
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A Chronicle Of Phony Tech Gadgets

Engadget, the technology web site, has a regular feature called Keepin' It Real Fake, charting the world's most notable tech rip-offs. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Engadget editor Michael Gorman.
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New York's St. Patrick's Parade Bars Gay Pride Groups

New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade bars groups marching with gay pride banners. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with writer Peter Quinn about the history of the parade and its meaning for outsiders.
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CIA Pulled Out Of The Shadows With Feinstein's Charge

Sen. Dianne Feinstein accused CIA staff of improperly accessing Senate computers on Tuesday. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times and ex-Rep. Jane Harman about the conflict.
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Predicting Top Seeds For March Madness 2014

It's the most wonderful time of the year for NCAA college basketball fans. NPR's Arun Rath talks with A Martinez of member station KPCC about March Madness.
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With Some Moves In Congress, Jobless Still Struggle To Get By

On Thursday, the Senate reached a bipartisan agreement to renew jobless benefits for five months for the long-term unemployed. This comes after Congress failed to extend those benefits in December.
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Senate-CIA Clash Goes Behind Closed Doors

The dust is still settling on Capitol Hill after California Democrat Dianne Feinstein fired a verbal bazooka at the Central Intelligence Agency on Tuesday, and the fight is far from over.
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Why You Won't Win Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Bracket

The billionaire investor has teamed up to offer a $1 billion prize to anyone who picks the winner of all 63 games of the NCAA basketball tournament. Chances are he won't have to pay out.

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