Jim Nayder, host of the The Annoying Music Show and Magnificent Obession, died this week. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon, left, remembers his good friend. Courtesy Scott Simon hide caption

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'Annoying Music' Host Leaves 'Magnificent Obsession' Behind

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James Gandolfini played Tony Soprano in the hit TV series The Sopranos. Gandolfini died of cardiac arrest in Italy this week at age 51. Barry Wetcher/HBO hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To Tony Soprano

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Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon says he now realizes ATM machines represented the dawn of the digital age. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Did ATMs Represent The Dawn Of The Digital Era?

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Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers in England on the evening of June 5, 1944, as they prepare for the Battle of Normandy. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Speech Eisenhower Never Gave On The Normandy Invasion

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Student newspapers may be the latest victims of social media. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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High School Newspapers: An Endangered Species

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With a city still in shambles from a deadly tornado, high school students in Moore, Okla., are graduating Saturday. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Words Of Wisdom For The Graduating Class Of Moore, Okla.

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After a half-year mission at the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield lands in central Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Sergei Remezov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield's Most Excellent Adventure

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Mothers somehow know when we've been bad, but when times are tough, they also have our back. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Mom's X-Ray Vision Also Sees The Best In Us

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The Ever-Changing Pace Of Obsolescence

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Athlete Brings New Meaning To 'Taking One For The Team'

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Boston residents celebrated Friday night after law enforcement officers captured one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Tough, Smart, Proud Town' Meets Terror With Determination

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Frank Cahill, 14, of Parker, Colo., spells a word correctly during the third round of the National Spelling Bee in 2012. This week the Bee announced that competitors will have to know the definitions of words in addition to the spelling. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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At The Spelling Bee, Spelling Is No Longer Enough

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The iconic Chicago photographer Art Shay took portraits of presidents, prizefighters, prose poets — and in the person of Roger Ebert, at least one Pulitzer-winning critic. Art Shay hide caption

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Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

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Pope Francis washes the feet of a prisoner at the Casal Del Marmo Youth Detention Center during the mass of the Lord's Supper on Thursday in Rome. L'Osservatore Romano/Getty Images hide caption

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Humble Gestures Are New Pope's Symbol Of Service

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This week scientists announced they have reproduced the genome of an extinct amphibian, the gastric brooding frog. Auscape/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Resurrected Frog Gives Us Cause To Brood

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