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Retired Justice John Paul Stevens: Marijuana Should Be Legal

NPR - 4/24/2014 12:37 PM - The Two-Way

In an interview with NPR's Scott Simon, Stevens compares making pot illegal to the attempt to prohibit alcohol. Like alcohol, he said, there will soon be a consensus that it is not worth the cost.

Using Technology To Fix The Texting While Driving Problem

NPR - 4/24/2014 12:25 PM - All Tech Considered

Parents, cities and software companies have advocated or developed apps that block texts and calls when you're driving. But an Apple patent for locking phone functions could make a big impact.

Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos

NPR - 4/24/2014 12:16 PM - The Picture Show

The New York Times photojournalist happened to be nearby when Islamist militants launched an attack on shoppers inside an upscale Kenyan mall ? he rushed inside and took photos as the event unfolded.

Pope OKs Communion For The Divorced? Not So Fast, Vatican Says

NPR - 4/24/2014 10:51 AM - The Two-Way

Word about what the pope reportedly said when he called a woman in Argentina set off speculation that he wants to reverse church teachings. His spokesman says that's reading too much into the story.

A Measles Outbreak In The Philippines Travels To The U.S.

NPR - 4/24/2014 10:48 AM - Shots - Health News

International travel is one reason why the number of measles cases in the U.S. has spiked this year. But the number of people who refuse to get their children vaccinated is a factor, too.

American Journalist Freed By Kidnappers In Eastern Ukraine

NPR - 4/24/2014 10:14 AM - The Two-Way

Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, was seized at gunpoint by masked men in the city of Slovyansk earlier this week. Vice says he is now safe and in good health.