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9:41pm

Fri March 18, 2011
Africa

Political Unrest Worries Counter-Terrorism Officials

Even before the United Nations Security Council authorized military action against Moammar Gadhafi Thursday, U.S. counter-terrorism officials were looking at what would happen if the Libyan leader got desperate and decided to resort to terrorism.

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6:50pm

Fri March 18, 2011
The Two-Way

Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Gay Marriage

An ABC/Washington Post poll found that 53 percent of Americans think gay marriage should be legal. The Washington Post reports:

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6:43pm

Fri March 18, 2011
Sports

A Look At March Madness So Far

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is in full swing. Sixteen games were played Thursday — and another 16 will be in the books by the end of Friday. NPR's Mike Pesca discusses the proceedings with Robert Siegel.

5:08pm

Fri March 18, 2011
Science

'Super Moon' To Appear On Saturday

Saturday, a full moon will get the closest it's been to the Earth in 18 years. It's being called an "extreme super moon." Robert Siegel has more.

4:59pm

Fri March 18, 2011
Japan In Crisis

Nuclear Plants Workers May Take Heroic Steps When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong at a nuclear plant like the one in Fukushima, workers may have to risk their lives to put it right. In Chernobyl, that job was a suicide mission for dozens of workers. At Three Mile Island, no one was lost. But both events offer hints about what workers at the Dai-ichi plant may be going through.

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