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5:00am

Mon May 21, 2012
NPR Story

Skywatchers Enjoy 'Ring Of Fire' Eclipse

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 5:51 am

Astronomy buffs in the western U.S. were treated to an eclipse known as the Ring of Fire over the weekend. Technically, it's an annular solar eclipse, during which time the moon passes between the earth and sun. The moon blocks out much of the sun's light and casts a giant shadow on the earth.

1:55am

Mon May 21, 2012
Books

Nancy Pearl Unearths Great Summer Reads

Originally published on Thu March 27, 2014 8:38 am

Harriet Russell

Unlike a lot of people I know, my summer reading doesn't differ significantly from the reading I do the rest of the year. I'm always looking for new authors, older titles I might have missed, books I want to reread, and a nice mixture of fiction and nonfiction. While I understand the concept of beach reading, for me it doesn't mean light reading, but rather choosing books whose ultimate destruction by sand and water won't concern me overly much because I know that I can easily replace them.

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9:47pm

Sun May 20, 2012
Music News

Bee Gee Robin Gibb Dies Of Cancer At 62

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 7:35 am

Robin Gibb performs at the Dubai International Jazz Festival in 2008.
Tracy Brand AP

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees has died.

Gibb died Sunday after a long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery, according to a statement on his official website.

"The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difficult time," the statement said.

Robin and his brothers Barry and Maurice Gibb racked up dozens of hit songs in their five decade career. Robin Gibb, who had cancer, was 62.

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6:08am

Fri May 18, 2012
World

Police Wait For Thief To Release His Loot

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 3:49 pm

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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5:50am

Fri May 18, 2012
Around the Nation

Sudents Suspended Over Post-It Note Prank

Originally published on Fri May 18, 2012 3:49 pm

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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