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6:18 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Crowds Begin Converging On Washington, D.C.

Originally published on Mon January 21, 2013 9:01 am



It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.


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The Two-Way
6:07 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Reports: Death Toll In Algeria At 80

Smoke rose Sunday during demining operations at the gas plant in eastern Algeria that Islamist militants attacked last week.
Louafi Larbi Reuters /Landov

Originally published on Mon January 21, 2013 12:54 pm

Update at 1:50 p.m. ET: Three Americans Were Killed, State Department Says (See Statement Below).

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As feared, the reports from Algeria about the number of people killed during last week's hostage crisis at a gas plant are getting grimmer.

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6:03 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Jan. 21-27: A Robbery, An Assassin And A Writer's Pilgrimage


Fiction and nonfiction releases from Richard Ford, Chris Pavone and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts.

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6:03 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Urban Oases: Getting Lost in 'Invisible Cities'

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Originally published on Mon January 21, 2013 12:11 pm

Eric Weiner's latest book is Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine.

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The Two-Way
5:37 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Super Bowl Will Be A Family Affair: Harbaugh Brothers' Ravens, 49ers To Clash

Head coach Jim Harbaugh (left) of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens, before a game on Thanksgiving Day 2011. Their teams will meet again in the Super Bowl.
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Super Bowl XLVII will be a never-before matchup of teams coached by two brothers.

The Baltimore Ravens, led by John Harbaugh, will play his younger brother Jim's San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.

Maybe it should be called the Harbowl, as they're saying on

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