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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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  • Identities Of 24 Victims In Okla. Tornado Emerge
    Oklahomans who were hit by a massive tornado on Monday are trying to recover and rebuild.
  • Basements Not An Option For Many Homes In Oklahoma
    Melissa Block talks to NPR Two-Way blogger Scott Neuman about why basements in Oklahoma are so uncommon.
  • Documentary Shows George Plimpton's Best Story Was His Own
    A new documentary about writer George Plimpton uses its subject's own voice to tell the story of his career as a path-breaking "participatory journalist" and longtime editor of the Paris Review. The film also uses the voices of Plimpton's friends and colleagues to defend him against the charge of dilettantism that dogged him throughout his career. NPR's Joel Rose reports.
  • L.A. Mayoral Race Made History For High Spending, Low Turnout
    Los Angeles has elected a new mayor: Eric Garcetti, a longtime city council member and the son of the district attorney who prosecuted O.J. Simpson. The election Tuesday had a record-low voter turnout. Both Garcetti and his opponent, Wendy Gruel, had trouble getting voters excited.
  • Anthony Weiner Tries To Put Indiscretions Behind Him
    Anthony Weiner, the New York congressman whose career ended after a series of raunchy tweets, announced he is entering the mayoral race with an ad on YouTube.
  • Go East, Young Marijuana Dealer
    A San Francisco dealer quadrupled his income by moving to New York after California legalized medical marijuana.
  • IRS Witness Turns Down Questions At Congressional Hearing
    Lois Lerner was the first IRS official to explain how conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status were flagged for extra scrutiny. On Wednesday, she cited her constitutional right not to incriminate herself and declined to answer questions from a House committee.
  • Army Sgt. Accused Of Filming Female Cadets Without Consent
    The sergeant worked at West Point. The story, first reported by The New York Times, is the latest in a series of embarrassing cases for the military, which has acknowledged it has a significant problem of sexual assault and harassment in the ranks.
  • Research Reveals Yeasty Beasts Living On Our Skin
    While studying microorganisms on humans is not new, tracking fungi is. In a census of sorts, scientists checked the skin of healthy volunteers. They found an expansive ecosystem of silent inhabitants.
  • Fears Of Killing Immigration Bill Doomed Same-Sex Amendment
    Amid warnings the proposal would shatter support for the measure, Democrats backed away from a provision that would allow gay U.S. citizens to sponsor foreign-born spouses for green cards. Advocates for gay and lesbian immigration rights accused Democrats of caving in to threats.

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