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10:05am

Fri July 12, 2013
Around the Nation

'Can't Even See The Sky': Ex-Prisoner On Solitary Confinement

Thousands of California prisoners are waging a hunger strike, protesting conditions in the prisons. For more on the strike and the prisoners' demands, host Michel Martin talks with Los Angeles Times Reporter Paige St. John and former inmate Jerry Elster, of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children.

9:57am

Fri July 12, 2013
All Tech Considered

A Quick History Of Accidental Online Purchases By Kids

Originally published on Mon July 15, 2013 6:59 am

In little hands, a tech gadget can quickly turn from a toy to a cash register.
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EBay's app is so easy to use, a toddler can do it — and her parents would argue about whether that's a good thing.

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9:30am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Jury Begins Deliberation On Verdict In George Zimmerman Trial

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 4:23 pm

George Zimmerman arrives in the courtroom for closing arguments in his murder trial on Friday in Sanford, Fla.
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(This story was last updated at 6:20 p.m. ET)

Six jurors left a Sanford, Fla., courtroom on Friday to begin deliberating the fate of George Zimmerman, who stands accused of murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

After several hours of deliberations and a request for an inventory of evidence on Friday, the jury, all women, adjourned for the evening. It was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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9:08am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Report: Beijing, Shanghai Among Worst Airports For Delays

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 11:42 am

A domestic departures board shows flight delays at Beijing's international airport in January.
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If you think flight delays in the U.S. are bad, try China.

A new report from travel industry monitor FlightStats says China is the world's worst when it comes to delays at major airports.

FlightStats compiled statistics from June for the report, determining that eight of the world's worst airports for flight delays were in China. Beijing and Shanghai topped the list, although New York's LaGuardia had the highest number of flight cancellations.

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9:00am

Fri July 12, 2013
Interviews

Jeff Daniels: Anchoring The Cast Of 'The Newsroom'

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 12:44 pm

After a public meltdown and a wholesale staff defection, Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) decides to take a different approach with his nightly news show.
HBO

This interview was originally broadcast on June 20, 2012.

Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama The Newsroom revolves around Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels), a popular cable-news anchor floating happily along with his nightly newscast, which does well in the ratings but doesn't tend to delve into anything that could offend or alienate anyone.

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