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Alleged Cole Bomber's Testimony Could Be Secret

The man accused of masterminding the bombing in 2000 is expected to testify Wednesday about the more than four years he spent in secret CIA prisons. And that's why, critics argue, the government is trying to ensure that Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri's testimony be heard in secret.
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Beach Volleyball Star Walsh Has Sights On London, And Babies In Diapers

U.S. beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh is honing her game for the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she and playing partner Misty May-Treanor hope to continue a streak of dominance that goes back to 2004. One thing that might help, she says, is her new sponsorship deal with Pampers.
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The NCAA: Is Membership Worth It?

Following Kentucky's college basketball victory, commentator Frank Deford wonders about the ethics of the NCAA.
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D'Oh! Springfield In 'Simpsons' Was Based On Town In Oregon All Along

Matt Groening tells Smithsonian magazine that the show's location is based on Springfield, Ore. He credits the idea of naming it Springfield to the hit TV show Father Knows Best.
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Tulsa Shootings Reopen Old Wounds

As Tulsa police sought suspects in last week's deadly shootings, black and white leaders urged the community to remain calm. The united front was just one indicator of how race relations have improved since the city's 1921 race riot, arguably the worst in U.S. history.
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Zimmerman's Attorneys Withdraw As Counsel

The attorneys for George Zimmerman have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven't heard from him since Sunday. Robert Siegel talks with Kathy Lohr about the announcement.
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Panel Proposes A New Tax To Pay For Public Health

An Institute of Medicine panel says a tax of half a percent or so on medical transactions could help the nation's public health agencies tackle pressing goals, such as reducing adult obesity. In the long run, that could result in big savings in health care spending, the panel says.
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Tulsa Mourns Man Who 'Never Met A Stranger'

Bobby Clark, 54, was one of three people killed in Friday's shootings in Tulsa, Okla. Friends and family say Clark, a resident of the city's Northgate neighborhood, was a well-liked musician who enjoyed sharing his music with others

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