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Oscar Pistorius stunned the world when he ran on prosthetic legs in the 2012 Olympics, then shot his girlfriend dead months later. NPR's Scott Simon asks John Carlin about his new book on the athlete.
Players with names like Enemy, Tantrum and Blockadile Dundee are competing in this weekend's Roller Derby Blood and Thunder World Cup. The competition features teams from 30 countries.
American photojournalist Luke Somers was killed during a rescue attempt by U.S. special forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Sean Carberry in Afghanistan about what happened.
There are services Saturday for another unarmed black man killed by a police officer last month. NPR's Jeff Brady tells NPR's Scott Simon about the scene at Akai Gurley's funeral in Brooklyn.
Drummer Max Weinberg performs with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band i...
Peter Sagal has taken more than a few potshots at his home state over the years, so we'll quiz Weinberg — a proud son of Newark — about some of New Jersey's highlights.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Sorry State of the Union; Sony Hackman; Enable Computer Cookies Now.