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Bishop: 'I See Marriage As A Sacred Institution'

Hundreds rallied outside the Supreme Court this week as the justices heard arguments in two gay marriage cases. Host Michel Martin speaks to Bishop Harry Jackson, who opposes same-sex marriage and spoke at the Marriage March, a rally held in Washington, D.C.
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The People Behind Guthrie's 'Deportee' Verses

Artist Tim Hernandez has uncovered a mystery behind the classic Woody Guthrie folk song, 'Deportee,' about a tragic plane crash in 1948 that killed 28 illegal immigrants. Hernandez talks with host Michel Martin about what inspired him to look into the real story.
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Maybe We Should Retire The Word 'Retire'

The more talk there is of retirement — on TV, in pop-up ads, in news stories — the more you begin to wonder: What is retirement anymore anyway?
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Residents Wait To Return Home After Landslide On Puget Sound Island

More than a dozen people were evacuated in the neighborhood where a large landslide severely damaged one home and threatened 33 others on Whidbey Island, about 50 miles north of Seattle.
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Powerball Winner Owes Thousands In Child Support Payments

This week, Pedro Quezada of New Jersey claimed the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot ever. Now he can pay off his $29,000 child support bill.
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'Arsenal' Found At Newtown Shooter's Home; Read The Police Reports

Just hours after 20 children and six educators were killed in December at Sandy Hook Elementary School, investigators started gathering evidence at gunman Adam Lanza's home.
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Cheap Natural Gas Pumping New Life Into U.S. Factories

Many economists say Americans are witnessing a "manufacturing renaissance," thanks to abundant and reliable energy sources.

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