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Boeing's Iconic 747 May Be Flying Into The Sunset

Sales of the airliner are flagging, and airlines are retiring their 747 fleets. The end may be near for the original "jumbo jet," but in its glory days, it offered an experience like no other.

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Batter Up: Baseball Just Got Its Most Decorated Corn Dog

The latest expression of over-the-top stadium food is a $25 bat-shaped corn dog packed with cheddar cheese, bacon and jalapeños. Its creator says he's game for some competition between teams.

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Sex And The Greater 'Good Wife': Archie Panjabi On Keeping That Big Secret

Archie Panjabi plays a crafty investigator on the TV show The Good Wife. She talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her character, and being a South Asian British woman in Hollywood.

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Never Truly Over: Discussing Deployment A Challenge Of Its Own

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The Story Of Calif. Senator's Arrest Reads Like Pulp Fiction

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Sex And The Greater 'Good Wife': Archie Panjabi On Keeping That Big Secret

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Boeing's Iconic 747 May Be Flying Into The Sunset

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Batter Up: Baseball Just Got Its Most Decorated Corn Dog

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The War to End All Wars Philip Glass

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From Love To Murder To UFOs, A Dark 'Serenade' To Kansas

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