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3:55pm

Mon February 11, 2013
A Blog Supreme

Remembering Donald Byrd, Jazz Trumpeter Who Spanned Generations

Originally published on Tue August 6, 2013 10:23 am

Donald Byrd onstage, in an image circulated by his record label at the time, Blue Note Records.
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3:51pm

Mon February 11, 2013
Religion

American Catholics Divided On Pope Benedict's Legacy

Originally published on Mon February 11, 2013 5:28 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

And I'm Robert Siegel.

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3:11pm

Mon February 11, 2013
Technology

Video Game Violence: Why Do We Like It, And What's It Doing To Us?

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 8:57 am

A typical scene from Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, the latest in the series of wildly popular video games.
Activision

Violent video games have been a small part of the national conversation about gun violence in recent weeks. The big question: Does violence in games make people more violent in the real world?

The answer is unclear, but one thing is obvious: Violence sells games. The most popular video game franchise is Call of Duty, a war game where killing is the goal.

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1:38pm

Mon February 11, 2013
Under The Label: Sustainable Seafood

Is Sustainable-Labeled Seafood Really Sustainable?

Originally published on Wed February 13, 2013 12:19 pm

Capt. Art Gaeten holds a blue shark that was caught during a research trip in Nova Scotia. Scientists are studying the impact of swordfish fishing methods on the shark population.
Dean Casavechia for NPR

Part one of a three-part series by Daniel Zwerdling and Margot Williams.

Rebecca Weel pushes a baby stroller with her 18-month-old up to the seafood case at Whole Foods, near ground zero in New York. As she peers at shiny fillets of salmon, halibut and Chilean sea bass labeled "certified sustainable," Weel believes that if she purchases this seafood, she will help protect the world's oceans from overfishing.

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3:51pm

Sun February 10, 2013
Space

To Infinity And Beyond: Would-Be Astronauts Keep Faith In Uncertain Era

Originally published on Sun February 10, 2013 3:58 pm

A child poses for a picture in front of an astronaut space suit at the Kennedy Space Center on the eve of the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour July 14, 2009 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

Space exploration has stirred imaginations and piloted hopes and dreams, but the future of space travel looks very different from the age in which Neil Armstrong made it to the moon.

Since NASA is no longer doing manned missions, astronaut hopefuls have turned their sites on the private sector.

Private Adventurism

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