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A Libyan raises his AK-47 and an American flag in the rebel-stronghold city of Benghazi. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

At 90 Days, Libya Conflict Has D.C. Divided

4 min

At 90 Days, Libya Conflict Has D.C. Divided

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Thomas Siwek, director of product safety at Robert Bosch Tool Corp., demonstrates a newly designed guard for table saws at a meeting with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Industry officials say the new guards make the saws safe. But consumer advocates disagree and are pushing for flesh-sensing technology such as SawStop, which they say will virtually eliminate the worst table saw injuries. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Striving For A Safer Table Saw

If Table Saws Can Be Safer, Why Aren't They?

3 min

If Table Saws Can Be Safer, Why Aren't They?

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A great white shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Islandin Gansbaai, South Africa. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images hide caption

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Books

Sympathy For The 'Demon Fish'

5 min

Sympathy For The 'Demon Fish'

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The dance-rock duo Chromeo goofs around on the set of Yo Gabba Gabba! with host DJ Lance Rock (center). Courtesy of Nick Jr. hide caption

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Courtesy of Nick Jr.

Music Interviews

'Yo Gabba Gabba!': TV For Kids And Music Lovers

8 min

'Yo Gabba Gabba!': TV For Kids And Music Lovers

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President Obama will be joined by House Speaker John Boehner for 18 holes on Saturday, in a much anticipated "golf summit." Cory Lum/Getty Images hide caption

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Among The Games Presidents Play, There's Also Golf

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Arturo O'Farrill, son of the legendary Cuban bandleader Chico O'Farrill, recently took his own band on a trip to Cuba. John Abbott hide caption

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Music Interviews

A Jazz Man's Cuban Pilgrimage, With Band In Tow

9 min

A Jazz Man's Cuban Pilgrimage, With Band In Tow

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