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For This Puzzle, Watch Your Words

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The challenge is a game of categories based on the word "watch." For each category provided, name something starting with each of the letters W-A-T-C-H.

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Accepting His Daughter As Gay Was Like A Weight 'Lifted Off Me'

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Deidra Robinson and her father, William Watford III, were extremely close — until she told him she was gay. They came to StoryCorps in Homewood, Ala., to talk about that moment.

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How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.

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Big Data: Dance Floor Jams For The Cyber-Paranoid

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The electronic act scored its first hit with "Dangerous," a hard-grooving single that exuded digital-age fears about privacy. Founder Alan Wilkis spoke with Rachel Martin about the new album 2.0.

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Courtney Barnett Talks Songwriting And Shyness

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Melbourne rocker makes her witty songcraft look easy. Performing and socializing, however, are a whole other battle.

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Understanding The Dark Side Of Enlightenment On 'Diamond Mountain'

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Author Scott Carney's new A Death on Diamond Mountain unravels the complicated paths that led an American Buddhist seeker not to nirvana, but to his death in a cave in the Arizona desert.

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Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.

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In The TV Show 'Younger,' You're Only 26 Twice

Sunday, March 29, 2015

In the new TV Land show, Sutton Foster plays Liza, a 40-year-old who needs to get back into the job market. So she moves to Brooklyn, gets highlights, learns how tweet, and pretends to be in her 20s.

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Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

A hardy breed is helping farmers in one Kenyan village cope with climate change — and put more food on the table.

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Kentucky Is Now Just Two Games Away From Perfect Season

Saturday, March 28, 2015

It was down to two final free throws, but the Wildcats finally overcame Notre Dame's upset bid in a 68-66 win. They'll go on to face the Wisconsin Badgers in a rematch from last year's Final Four.

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All Things Considered

The Cautionary Tale Of A Big-Time Bracket Bust

Saturday, March 28, 2015

In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running a football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000. If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed.

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All Things Considered

Not Just Sugary-Sweet, Hard Cider Makes A Comeback

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cider is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the United States. Much of that growth is driven by big industrial producers, but smaller cider-makers are looking for a larger bite of the apple.

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'Night At The Fiestas' Spins Stories Of Faith And Family

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Kirstin Valdez Quade's debut book of short fiction is inspired by her family and its long history in the "romanticized" region of northern New Mexico.

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British Fraudster Walks Out Of Jail Using Forged Bail Letter

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The man, who was serving time for a $2.7 million fraud, simply showed guards the letter and walked free. He later changed his mind and turned himself back in to authorities.

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Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy

Saturday, March 28, 2015

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

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Arab Airstrikes Against Yemen Reportedly Could Continue For Months

Saturday, March 28, 2015

At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as "puppets of Iran."

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Anonymous 4 With Bruce Molsky: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The a cappella quartet, known for luminous interpretations of medieval pieces, teams up with folk musician Bruce Molsky in music from more modern times — popular songs from the Civil War era.

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Amid Violence, Nigerians Go To The Polls To Choose A President

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces off against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in what is being described as the closest contest in the history of the West African country.

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Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Not My Job: 'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Gets Quizzed On Glad Men

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The final season of Mad Men is about to begin, so we've decided to ask the show's creator about men who are glad rather than mad — success coaches, motivational speakers and happiness gurus.

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The Chinese 'Paper Son' Who Inspired The Look Of Disney's 'Bambi'

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tyrus Wong's expressive paintings caught Walt Disney's eye and became the visual guide for Bambi. Born in China, Wong — now 104 — used forged papers to enter the U.S. under the Chinese Exclusion Act.

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