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Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel appears in the following:

Meet The Guy Who's Putting Your Cat On The Map — To Prove A Point

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Owen Mundy, an assistant professor at Florida State University, tells Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel about a project called "I Know Where Your Cat Lives," which aims to create awareness about internet privacy.

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Confusion With A Chance Of Clarity: Your Weather Questions, Answered

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read letters from listeners about the percentages used in weather forecasts.

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In Facing National Security Dilemmas, CIA Puts Probabilities Into Words

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

In 2011, when President Obama was presented with circumstantial evidence of Osama bin Laden's whereabouts, he faced a range of estimates — anywhere from 30 to 95 percent that the man spotted in the compound was actually bin Laden. In this new installment in a series on the intersection of risks and probabilities, Obama's national security quandary takes center stage.

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What The Odds Fail To Capture When A Health Crisis Hits

Monday, July 21, 2014

Making health decisions based on the odds can be an extremely difficult thing to do when you're a patient, even for people who study the science of how we make decisions.

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Tenuous Progress At Jet's Crash Site, As Clashes Flare Close By

Monday, July 21, 2014

The first investigators have reached the crash site of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, fighting flared in Donetsk between separatists and armed groups supporting the government.

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Wrap-up: The Day's Events In Eastern Ukraine And Gaza

Friday, July 18, 2014

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel offer a summary of what's now known about the two big stories of the day: the shot-down Malaysian jet, and the mounting Israeli ground invasion in the Gaza Strip.

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Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Israeli army's invasion on the margins of the Gaza Strip has already wreaked havoc and injury for Gazans. A day in the life of the Abu Tawila family illustrates that stark and tragic reality.

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A Pillar Of AIDS Research And Activism, Lost With Shot-Down Jet

Friday, July 18, 2014

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had been carrying several researchers and activists on their way to a global AIDS conference in Australia. Among them was Dr. Joep Lange, a leading researcher and former president of the International AIDS Society. He was a giant in the field and a mentor to many.

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Israel Launches A Ground Campaign Against Hamas In Gaza

Thursday, July 17, 2014

According to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Defense Force has been instructed to begin a ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.

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Malaysian Airliner Crashes In Eastern Ukraine

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying nearly 300 people has crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border. It's unclear why it crashed, but the Ukrainian president is calling for an investigation.

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The American Adviser's Quandary: What More Can Be Done In Iraq?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A recent American assessment of Iraq's military has come to some bleak conclusions. What more can U.S. advisers offer an Iraqi security force they have already spent years training?

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HIV Returns In Infected Toddler, Dashing Hopes Of Imminent Cure

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Federal officials have announced that a young Mississippi girl, once thought to have been cured of HIV, now once again has detectable levels of the virus.

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Obama Turns To Gov. Perry In Seeking A Solution To Border Crisis

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

After a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama addressed the influx of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Argentina Steps Past The Dutch In Penalty Kicks

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Argentina beat out the Netherlands for a trip to the World Cup final, winning the game in penalty kicks. In the final, Argentina will face Germany, which dismantled Brazil in stunning fashion.

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Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But at the Enchanted Forest theme park in Salem, Ore., only one man is needed to put him back together again: theme park owner and sculptor of Humpty himself, artist Roger Tofte.

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In One-Sided Semifinal, Germany Hands Brazil A Devastating Loss

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Germany poured seven goals on Brazil in the World Cup semifinal. The home team had faced a steep challenge, playing without two key players, one injured and one suspended.

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In Battle Over Gaza, A Slow Build-up Shows No Signs Of Ending

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Israel stepped up its air assault on the Gaza Strip. Unlike air strikes in the past, Israel has tempered its initial show of force, but the situation appears to be steadily intensifying.

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Remembering Paul Mazursky, A Filmmaker With An Ear For His Era

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Paul Mazursky has died at the age of 84. As seen in his films Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and An Unmarried Woman, Mazursky had a way of mixing comedy and drama that captured the 1960s and '70s.

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Obama Vows To Flex Executive Authority On Immigration Policy

Monday, June 30, 2014

President Obama announced that he would take several steps on his own regarding immigration issues — including the tens of thousands of children who have swarmed to the U.S. border in recent weeks.

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Headaches For FIFA: Injuries On Field And Hate In The Stands

Friday, June 20, 2014

Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis joins Robert Siegel to discuss scrutiny that has recently befallen FIFA at the World Cup — both on and off the field.

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