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Witness In Zimmerman Case Testifies By Skype

Two problems arise with the new technology: The witness's testimony in this case was interrupted by pranksters; and appearing via Skype may violate the constitutional right to face your accuser. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with attorney John Hutchins about using Skype in criminal cases.
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A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber

It's summertime and cucumbers are abundant. If you don't feel like making pickles, why not try Benedictine? This blend of cream cheese, cucumber juice and onion is a Kentucky classic, dating back a century to a Louisville tearoom.
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Trayvon Martin In Death: Whose Story Is It?

Gawker published an image of Trayvon Martin's body taken shortly after he was shot and killed. But should it have?
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San Francisco Hospital Reports Third Death In Asiana Crash

San Francisco General Hospital says the victim had been treated in its pediatric unit. The hospital has treated 67 victims from the flight — 36 adults and 31 children. Most those people have been released.
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Micro-Garden Madness: You Showed Us Your Stuff

Earlier this week we told you about people who want to see micro-gardening go big. We've chosen a few of our favorite images of micro-gardens from around the country that make the most of small spaces and idle containers.
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'Illusioning Victory From Defeat': A Washington Story

The political messaging of failure isn't easy. Just ask New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who called the GOP's rejection of his immigration bill "encouraging."
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Years Later, Miss Indian America Pageant Winners Reunite

The Native American pageant's goal was to help counter racism in Sheridan, Wyo., though some say it only reinforced stereotypes.
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Jury Begins Deliberations In George Zimmerman Case

Closing arguments in the George Zimmerman murder trial wrapped up Friday and the case has gone to the jury.
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Boeing Takes Another Hit With Fire On Plagued 787 Dreamliner

Boeing's stock plummeted more than 7 percent on news of another fire on board a 787 Dreamliner. The plane was on the ground at London's Heathrow Airport and no passengers were on board. It's not known yet whether the fire had anything to do with the troubled plane's battery or electric system.
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Wal-Mart Threatens To Pull Out Of D.C. Over Wage Requirements

Wal-Mart says it will not build three of the six stores planned for Washington, D.C., after the city council passed a bill that would require the retailer to pay a wage nearly 50 percent higher than the city's minimum wage. Those three stores would be located in mostly low-income areas, with high unemployment and few places to shop. A similar situation once played out in Chicago.

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