1:55pm

Fri April 19, 2013
Science

Robert Ballard: 50 Years Exploring Deep Waters

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 3:10 pm

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1:55pm

Fri April 19, 2013
Environment

Climate Change Takes Flight in New Novel

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 3:11 pm

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1:55pm

Fri April 19, 2013
Mental Health

Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 3:11 pm

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1:31pm

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

Boston Bombing Suspects Are Brothers Living In U.S. For Years

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 1:23 pm

This combination of undated photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19.
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Updated 1:50 p.m. ET: (Correcting that brothers shared an apartment in Cambridge, not Watertown.)

The suspects in Monday's deadly Boston Marathon explosions and the Thursday night murder of a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are two brothers from a former Soviet republic who were in the United States legally for years, and lived together in a Cambridge, Mass., apartment.

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1:07pm

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

French Family Set Free After Cameroon Kidnapping

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 1:42 pm

A security guard in Cameroon shows photos of Tanguy Moulin-Fournier and his wife, Albane, and their four children, in February.
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Members of a French family held for weeks by Boko Haram militants in Cameroon have been freed and are in good health, Al-Jazeera reports, citing Cameroonian and French officials.

Cameroon's President Paul Biya, in a statement read on national radio, said the couple and their four children, aged 5 to 12, had been "handed over last night to Cameroonian authorities."

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12:56pm

Fri April 19, 2013
Barbershop

Are We Better Off Being More Connected In A Tragedy?

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barber Shop, where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.

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12:56pm

Fri April 19, 2013
BackTalk

Guantanamo Study Gets Replies

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And now it's time for BackTalk. That's where we lift the curtain on what's happening in the TELL ME MORE blogosphere. Editor Ammad Omar is back with us. What's going on today, Ammad?

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12:56pm

Fri April 19, 2013
Politics

Breaking Down Senate's Immigration Overhaul Bill

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MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, we'll check in with the Barbershop guys to hear what they have to say about all the news of the week.

But, first, it's only because of the kind of week that we've had that it would be possible that a major issue like the one we're about to talk about could actually fly under the radar. It was introduced by a group called the Gang of Eight, a bipartisan group who also had the support of a very wide array of interest groups that often do not agree on much of anything.

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12:56pm

Fri April 19, 2013
National Security

How To Lock Down A City

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This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, we are going to dig into the new Senate bill that would dramatically overhaul the country's immigration framework. We want to answer as many questions as we can about the bill and also talk about what it says, or what it might say, about what immigration means to the American people right now.

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