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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! For Oct. 12, 2013

Oct 12, 2013 — Our panelists predict what new category the Nobel Prize Committee will reveal next year.
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Oct 12, 2013 — All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Oct 12, 2013 — Carl reads three news-related limericks...Not Feline Fine, Pawn Police, Treble Trickery.
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Oct 12, 2013 — More questions for the panel: The Harvest of Lights, Tasted But Not Heard, Please Panic Now.
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Oct 12, 2013 — Our panelists tell three stories about an unusual family reunion, only one of which is true.
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Oct 12, 2013 — Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Stairmaster to Nowhere.
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Oct 12, 2013 — Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Nobody's Default But Our Own, A New Kind of Ms. Moneypenny and U-A-S! U-A-S!
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Oct 11, 2013 — Odenkirk plays the less-than-noble lawyer Saul Goodman on AMC's Breaking Bad, so we've invited him to answer three questions about inspiring, even heroic lawyers. He has a new show on IFC called The Birthday Boys.
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