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'Furious 7' Races To New Record, Quickly Hitting $1 Billion Mark

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Universal says the movie is the studio's first to cross the billion-dollar mark during its first run in theaters, putting it above films such as Jurassic Park and Despicable Me.

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WWII Aircraft Carrier Is Found 'Amazingly Intact' On Ocean Floor Near San Francisco

Saturday, April 18, 2015

It fought in World War II and was used in two atomic bomb tests. Now, 64 years after it was scuttled, the USS Independence has been located by an undersea survey team led by NOAA and the U.S. Navy.

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Antitrust Inquiry Reportedly Looks At How Big Theater Chains Snare Movies

Saturday, April 18, 2015

News of a federal inquiry comes as arguments over preferential treatment and exclusivity have been heating up in recent years.

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A Ticking Clock Threatens Obama's Immigration Plan

Friday, April 17, 2015

A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the president can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

412: Pig Tales: A True Story of Smart Pigs, Dumb Farmers and The American Pork Industry

Friday, April 17, 2015

Pigs are smart enough to play computer games and regulate a thermostat, yet they are raised in the worst possible conditions by the pork industry. To get both sides of the story, we chat with Barry Estabrook, author of Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat. We’ll taste brown rice, and we’ll speak with food writer Adam Gopnik. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make better Rice Pilaf. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions.

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First-Place Fake-Out: Woman Who Didn't Run Marathon Stripped Of Title

Friday, April 17, 2015

Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday's GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year's race where she finished third.

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Why A Blockbuster Of A Trade Deal With Asia Matters

Friday, April 17, 2015

Congress is giving President Obama new powers to help seal the deal on an ambitious Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, a move that angers many Democrats and unions.

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BackStory

Listener Calls

Friday, April 17, 2015

With the American History Guys

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Can Top Slugger Joining Cubs End 106 Years Of Sadness?

Friday, April 17, 2015

Top prospect Kris Bryant is set to bat fourth against the Padres Friday in his major league debut, bringing with him hope Chicago may someday soon win another championship.

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TV's 'Sabado Gigante' Will Cease Production This Fall, Ending Record Run

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Univision variety show has been a ratings and cultural phenomenon, captivating viewers with a three-hour blend that included amateur talent shows, interviews and music performances.

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ESPN Suspends Reporter Over Rant Recorded By Towing Company

Friday, April 17, 2015

A string of insults aimed at a woman who works at a towing company were recorded by a surveillance camera. Now they've come back to sting sports reporter Britt McHenry.

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Pope 'Considering' Cuba Visit, Vatican Says

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Holy See is in talks for Francis to make a trip to the island nation in September. The pontiff helped forge a breakthrough in relations between Havana and Washington.

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Feds Cancel Commercial Sardine Fishing After Stocks Crash

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Federal regulators close commercial sardine fishing in an effort to rebuild the depleted populations of the fish. Sardine shortages are blamed for the high rates of starvation deaths of sea lion pups

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Florida Mailman Who Flew Gyrocopter Onto Capitol Lawn Charged

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Douglas Mark Hughes, 61, made his initial appearance in court Thursday. He was released on his own recognizance. He says his flight was a political protest.

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We Might Welcome Robot Lawn Mowers, But Astronomers Aren't So Happy

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The company that makes the Roomba vacuum is developing a lawn mower robot. But the frequency on which it would work is also used by radio telescopes. A mini-battle is being played out in FCC filings.

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Adrian Peterson To Be Reinstated By NFL

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Minnesota Vikings running back was suspended by the league last fall amid allegations of child abuse involving his 4-year-old son.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Obama's rapprochement with Cuba: how far can it go?

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Obama's rapprochement with Cuba: how far can it go?

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Homeless Shelter Opts To Close Instead Of Accepting People On Drugs, Alcohol

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A group that runs a "dry" shelter in Manchester, Conn., will close its 40-bed facility rather than change its rules to comply with a state funding order.

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Documents Show Global Outpouring Of Grief Over Lincoln's Assassination

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The State Department has released documents from 1865 that highlight the disbelief and profound sympathy over the president's death from governments and private citizens the world over.

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Postman Carrying Letters For Congress Lands On Capitol Grounds In A Gyrocopter

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Florida postal worker had told many that he had planned to make the flight to raise awareness about graft and corruption in Congress. He was met by police with their guns drawn.

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