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4:03pm

Sat September 21, 2013
Media

Westerly Weekends: 'All Things Considered' Shifts Viewpoint

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 4:45 pm

The weekend broadcast of All Things Considered has moved to Los Angeles. This view of the city comes from from Griffith Observatory.
Ray_from_LA/Flickr

Like many pioneers before it, All Things Considered has moved west. On Saturdays and Sundays, the show will air from NPR studios in Culver City, Calif., with a new host, Arun Rath.

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4:03pm

Sat September 21, 2013
Pop Culture

An Introduction To What's New And What's Next

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 4:45 pm

A Japanese micro-bar only has room for four customers at a time.
Will Robb

4:03pm

Sat September 21, 2013
Science

Black Widow Spider Fan Gets Dangerously Close To His Subject

Originally published on Sat September 21, 2013 7:07 pm

Nature writer Jackson Landers kept a black widow alive in a jar on his desk for months.
Courtesy Jackson Landers

3:38pm

Fri September 20, 2013
Politics

Obama's Latest Challenges Go Beyond The GOP

Originally published on Fri September 20, 2013 4:54 pm

President Obama gestures as he speaks to workers at the Ford Kansas City Stamping Plant in Liberty, Mo., on Friday.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

President Obama took his fiscal fight with congressional Republicans to America's heartland Friday. Speaking at a Ford assembly plant near Kansas City, Mo., Obama warned that the federal government could turn into a "deadbeat" unless Congress passes a stopgap spending bill and agrees to raise the debt limit within the next few weeks.

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3:34pm

Fri September 20, 2013
National Security

The Effects Of The Snowden Leaks Aren't What He Intended

Originally published on Fri September 20, 2013 4:24 pm

Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's secret surveillance program have pushed the agency to expedite planned reforms ahead of schedule, according to NSA officials.
Maxim Shemetov Reuters/Landov

An official assessment of the damage caused by news leaks about government surveillance programs suggests that terrorist groups are changing their communication methods in response to the disclosures, according to officials at the National Security Agency.

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