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Lawyer Publishes List Of Accused Catholic Church Sex Abusers

Victims of clergy sex abuse spoke out in Boston today as a lawyer released the names of 117 accused abusers. All but 18 names already appear on the website of the victim advocacy group, Bishop Accountability. Lawyer Mitchell Garabedian said he’s reached settlements with all of the people whose names he’s releasing, and he hopes more victims will now come forward.

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Baby Boomers Face Shaky Prospects As Retirement Age Hits

The first baby boomers turn 65 this year and all signs indicate their retirement will be different from what their parents enjoyed. Gone are the generous pensions, and to top it off, boomers have also lost huge chunks of retirement savings in the stock market.

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A Peek Behind The Curtain At White House State Dinners

With this week’s state dinner for the Chinese President, we ask former White House executive chef Walter Sheib what it’s like to prepare the meal that can set the tone for international diplomacy.

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Investigation Continues Into Bomb At Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

Federal agents are investigating race as a possible motive behind an abandoned backpack containing a functional bomb that was left along the downtown route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane, Washington.

Music From The Show

Wednesday we heard music from Sonic Youth, Sun Kil Moon and more.

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Fishing The Back 9

Though it’s not always legal, across Florida, anglers are finding some of the best fishing on those little ponds that golfers try to avoid.

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Reporter Tells Of Deadly Toll On Marines in ‘Fathomless’ Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan is taking a terrible toll on American Marines leading the offensive in Helmand Province. So far this year, at least 15 American troops have been killed there, after 499 were killed last year. We speak with New York Times reporter Michael Kamber, who has been on patrol with some Marines.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

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