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Sports: Proving Your Worth

May 19, 2012

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You're listening to WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. Time for sports.

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Katie Beckett has died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at the age of 34. She was just 3 years old when her case changed health care law. NPR's Joseph Shapiro has more.

What To Expect In Facebook's Future

May 19, 2012

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The Facebook IPO hasn't just sent a jolt of excitement through Silicon Valley, there are many average individual investors who are also thrilled. NPR's Sonari Glinton has more.

Journey Through Musical Time With This App

May 19, 2012

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Music has a way of transporting us in time.

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SIMON: So, indulge a little. Close your eyes, turn up the radio, you might just get transported to 1944.

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Chinese Activist Leaves Beijing For U.S.

May 19, 2012

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Violence Haunts Zimbabwe Ahead Of Elections

May 19, 2012

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To Zimbabwe now, where elections are in 2008 elections were marred by extreme violence. Now, elections are once again on the horizon.

And as Anders Kelto reports, violence is escalating while many are still trying to heal.

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In Group Of Eight, A Lack Of Leadership?

May 19, 2012

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