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All Things Considered for January 12th, 2014

Comcast is the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in the United States. A recent survey found that many Americans give Internet service providers low marks for satisfaction. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Internet In America: An On Again, Off Again Relationship

Internet In America: An On Again, Off Again Relationship

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Madonna accepts the award for top touring artist at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. After cancelling the show in 2007, ABC revived it in 2011 and ratings are on the rise. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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Why Live Award Shows Have High Value, Even When We Hate Them

Why Live Award Shows Have High Value, Even When We Hate Them

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Minister Ryan Bell has decided to "try on" atheism for a year. The former Seventh-day Adventist pastor was asked to leave his congregation in March. Natalie Gee hide caption

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Former Pastor Decides To Spend A Year Without God

Former Pastor Decides To Spend A Year Without God

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A blind child studies at the Braille Without Borders school in Lhasa, Tibet, in 2005. The program was the first of its kind in the country. China Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Lessons On Blindness, 'For The Benefit Of Those Who See'

Lessons On Blindness, 'For The Benefit Of Those Who See'

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Sharon Jones' new album with the Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want, comes out Jan. 14. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'No Music, No Headphones': Sharon Jones On Getting Through Cancer

'No Music, No Headphones': Sharon Jones On Getting Through Cancer

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