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11:22am

Sat November 2, 2013
The Two-Way

The One Moment You Should Watch From The Red Sox Parade

Originally published on Sat November 2, 2013 11:56 am

Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes places the championship trophy and a Red Sox baseball jersey at the Boston Marathon Finish Line during a pause in their World Series victory rolling rally in Boston on Saturday.
Elise Amendola AP

The World Series Championship parade in Boston on Saturday was full of everything you might expect: Crowds, cheering and confetti.

But as the world champion Boston Red Sox made their way on Boylston Street toward the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the celebration gave way to a moment of reflection.

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8:54am

Sat November 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Murder Charges Filed In Los Angeles Airport Shooting

Originally published on Sat November 2, 2013 7:17 pm

People exit Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Friday.
Gregory Bull AP

Update at 7:45 p.m. ET. Murder Charges Filed:

The suspect in the shooting of a TSA agent at Los Angeles International Airport has been charged with murder, U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. told reporters Saturday.

Paul Ciancia, 23, is charged with killing Gerardo Hernandez, who was shot to death Friday at the airport.

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7:38am

Sat November 2, 2013
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Barge Mystery Solved: Floating Structures Tied To Google

Originally published on Sat November 2, 2013 11:29 am

Two men fish in the water in front of a barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco on Tuesday. An unnamed source tells CBS the barge carries a building "constructed of interchangeable 40-foot shipping containers that can be assembled and disassembled at will, allowing it to be placed on barges, trucks or rail cars and taken anywhere in the world."
Jeff Chiu AP

Over the past week, two floating structures on opposite sides of the country have provoked a lot of speculation. Early on, the Internet settled on Google as a likely culprit. Could the barges off of San Francisco and Maine, the masses divined, be giant data structures built to circumvent NSA spying? Could they be huge, floating stores?

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6:04am

Sat November 2, 2013
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Edward Snowden: 'Speaking The Truth Is Not A Crime'

Originally published on Sat November 2, 2013 11:13 am

Edward Snowden, seen during a video interview with The Guardian.
Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras EPA/LANDOV

Just shortly after Germany showed interest in talking to Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor met with a veteran member of the German parliament.

Hans-Christian Ströbele said Snowden was willing to talk to testify before the parliament about U.S. surveillance, but he first wanted to testify before the American Congress.

The New York Times reports Ströbele brought back a letter from Snowden, which he showed to the press.

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3:30pm

Fri November 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Appeals Court Sides With Employers On Covering Birth Control

Originally published on Fri November 1, 2013 4:06 pm

A federal appeals court has sided with the owners of a fruit and vegetable distributor who challenged part of the 2010 health care law requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for birth control. Federal courts have split on the issue, which is the subject of dozens of similar cases.

According to the National Women's Law Center, "a total of 88 lawsuits have been filed" over the issue of contraceptive coverage. Of that number, 63 cases are still pending; the other 25 have been closed.

NPR's Julie Rovner reports for our Newscast unit:

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