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Ferguson Braces For Grand Jury Decision

A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. Residents and businesses are preparing for what comes next.

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All Tech Considered

Tech Week: Uber Under Fire, The Vision Behind Google's Lollipop

Uber's CEO apologizes after a senior executive suggested the company would dig up dirt on journalists critical of the booming ride-sharing firm. We also give the new Android OS a close look.

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NPR Ombudsman

Asking Bill Cosby If He Is A Serial Rapist

Listeners are divided by generation over whether host Scott Simon went too far in questioning "America's Dad." Cosby wasn't set up, NPR's Ombudsman says, and the charges are too many to ignore.

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Favorite Sessions

Jenny Lewis: A Sophisticated, Americana-Driven Pop Sound KCRW

The former Rilo Kiley singer performs her new song "She's Not Me" at Los Angeles' Apogee Studios.

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Benedict Cumberbatch plays British mathematician Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. "You're not asked to like the character," Cumberbatch says. "You're introduced to him, warts and all." Black Bear Pictures hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Benedict Cumberbatch: Code-Breaker Alan Turing Was A Puzzle Himself

Cumberbatch stars in The Imitation Game as the British mathematician who helped break German codes. "It's a war thriller, it's a love story and a tragic testament to a genius wronged," he says.

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