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Charges Made In Shooting Of Fla. Teen

Audie Cornish talks to Kathy Lohr about George Zimmerman, the Florida man who has admitted to killing Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder.
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Justice Department Sues For E-Book Price-Fixing

The Department of Justice filed an antitrust suit on Wednesday against Apple and five major publishers for allegedly colluding to drive up the price of e-books. Three publishers — Hachette, Simon and Schuster, and Harper Collins — settled with the Justice Department. Macmillan, Penguin, and Apple remain as defendants.
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Film About Boy's Cardboard 'Arcade' Goes Viral

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have the story of a 9-year-old in Los Angeles who created an elaborate cardboard arcade and the filmmaker whose short video about him has gone viral.
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How To Curate The FBI 'Most Wanted' List

With Osama Bin Laden's death last year, a place opened up on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list. This week that spot was filled by Eric Justin Toth, who is wanted on child pornography charges. Audie Cornish speaks with Kevin Perkins, who oversees the bureau's Criminal Investigative Division, about Toth and what criteria the FBI considers when selecting a new addition to the "Most Wanted" list.
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Report Faults UC Davis Administrators, Police In Pepper Spray Incident

As they sought to quell a November protest at the University of California-Davis, campus police officers' "decision to use pepper spray was not supported by objective evidence and not authorized by policy," according to a review of the incident released Wednesday.
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Spate Of Bomb Threats Annoys Pittsburgh Students

The University of Pittsburgh has received more than 50 false-alarm bomb threats since mid-February, which have disrupted campus life. Security has tightened but the threats continue, and some students are wondering how they'll be able to make up class work and prepare for final exams.
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Not Just For Laughs: Why Humor Can Be A Powerful Campaign Tool

In a year when each candidate is trying to portray his rival as out of touch, the connective power of humor could be especially important. But so far, both President Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney are missing opportunities for comedy.

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