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Four Sports Superstars, Four Years Later

Commentator Frank Deford looks back at four of the greatest athletes of 2008 and where they are now.
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Grotesque Horror Through A Kid-Sized Window

Stephen King's It showed Erin Morgenstern that the demons and ghouls of childhood stories don't hit the road just because you grow up. Have you read something that both scared and enticed you? Tell us about it in the comments.
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What Happens If And When Assad Falls In Syria

Many analysts suspect that President Bashar al-Assad is losing his grip on power in Syria, and that his fall is now inevitable. But that leaves many difficult questions about what happens the day after. NPR commentator Ted Koppel talks about the tipping point in Syria and what comes next.
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Letters: A Girl, Her Dad And 'Werewolves Of London'

Listeners write in about Robert Siegel's interview with a young woman who shared a special bond with her father over the Warren Zevon song, Werewolves of London. Audie Cornish reads some of the comments.
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Op-Ed: Boomers, Give Up On Entitlements

Boomers, New York Times columnist Bill Keller has a message for you: It's time to bite the bullet and cut spending on Social Security and Medicare. In an op-ed, Keller writes, "It's not our fault that there are a lot of us, but we have resisted any move to fix the system."
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'I Didn't See The Gun, And I Didn't Hear The Bullet'

In 1980, Edith Green met a man at a friend's party. When she realized the man could be dangerous, she attempted to cut him off — and was shot. Edith survived, but the attack took a physical and mental toll.

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