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  • Why Many Irish Voters Are Rallying Around Gay Marriage

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Fintan O'Toole of The Irish Times says that today's vote on a same sex marriage amendment in Ireland reflects the push for equality among an intimate country of only 3.5 million people.

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  • What Are The Secrets of Centenarians?

    TED Radio Hour

    To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner studies the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live longer than anyone else on the planet.

  • New York City's Hotel Boom Is Keeping Prices Down

    More than 13,000 hotel rooms are under construction, the same as Houston, Miami and Chicago combined. All those new hotels are keeping prices low. For New York City at least.



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  • Suspect in Killings of Wealthy DC Family Arrested

    Members of a fugitive task force arrested Daron Dylon Wint, 34, on Thursday around 11 p.m., about a week after authorities said the family was killed and their mansion set on fire.

  • Robots May Drive Bigger Wedge Between Rich and Poor

    Money Talking

    The 21st century machine is presenting new economic challenges.

  • PHOTOS: No Rats, No Pillars, No People in This Peek at the 2nd Ave. Subway

    The city's first new subway line in 60 years is supposed to open next December. It's 82 percent complete. Now, things are getting interesting.

  • Turbulence Ahead: Chris Christie and the 'Chairman's Flight'

    Here's how United Airlines sought big fee reductions from the Port Authority, greased by a special flight route, fancy meals and campaign contributions — and how it all fell apart. 

  • LIVE MAP: Holiday Weekend Traffic

    Getting out of town? Use our live map to find the least-worst way.

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  • Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

    Studio 360

    After losing the internet for years, Letterman finally triumphed in his final week. Nintendo, the MTA, and "Do Not Disturb" signs did well, too. 

  • The Mad Men Finale We Needed, But Didn’t Deserve

    The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

    While we at the Mad Men Pre-Game Show are loath to Monday- (or Friday-) morning quarterback the show's final episode, we’d like to humbly point out what we got right.

  • Leaping Higher Than Tall Buildings

    The documentary 'Sunshine Superman' follows Carl Boenish, father of the BASE-jumping movement, who captured on film his increasingly spectacular and dangerous feats of human flight.

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  • Memorial Day Cooking with Melissa Clark

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    In advance of Memorial Day, Melissa Clark helps us kick off the summer season with a few recipes! She’ll take calls about early summer cooking, cooking for friends, and more. 

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