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  1. 5 April Fools' Pranks Gone Bad

    When you pull an April Fools' prank, the joke could be on you.
    News · NPR Story
  2. NSA Denies It Knew About Heartbleed Bug Before It Was Made Public

    Bloomberg reported that the spy agency knew about the critical Internet vulnerability for two years and used it to gather intelligence.
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  3. How 2013 Became The Greatest Year In Gay Rights History

    George Takei introduced the viral video by saying it showed a "what the flock moment."
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  4. 'Empathy Exams' Is A Virtuosic Manifesto Of Human Pain

    Leslie Jamison's new book of essays, The Empathy Exams, combines the intellectual and the emotional to explore the humanizing effect of empathy. Heller McAlpin calls it a "soaring performance."
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  5. How 2013 Became The Greatest Year In Gay Rights History

    From the White House and the Supreme Court on down, gay rights advocates have won a string of victories this year. Many Americans remain opposed to same-sex marriage, but support for gays and gay marriage has been rising — particularly among young people.
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  6. One Man Becomes Another's Hands, Feet And Family

    Collin Smith was in high school when an accident left him unable to use his arms and legs. So Ernest Greene, 50 years his senior, decided to help. And when Collin went to college, Ernest went, too.
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  7. UConn Women Win, Making School Center Of College Hoops World

    Both the men's and women's teams are Division I basketball champions this year. Only once before has a school done that in the same year: UConn, in 2004.
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  8. In New Exhibit, Running Shoes Are Potent Symbol Of Boston Bombing

    Mourners left more than 600 pairs of sneakers at the site, shoes that held deeply personal meanings for runners before the race.
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  9. Albuquerque Protest Of Fatal Police Shootings Turns Into Chaos

    The protest began Sunday as a march near police headquarters in downtown Albuquerque, N.M., and spread as it continued into the night. Police reportedly used tear gas to disperse crowds.
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  10. Weekly Music News: Outside Lands Festival, St. Vincent, Carrie Brownstein, and more

    This week in music news: Outside Lands announces lineup, Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia to make film debut, St. Vincent performs with Nirvana, and more.
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