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9:07 am
Fri February 17, 2012

New Republic: Michigan's Primary Won't Change Race

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters on Feb. 16, 2012 in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Romney is campaigning in Michigan ahead of the state's Feb. 28 primary.
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Originally published on Fri February 17, 2012 7:45 am

Noam Scheiber is a senior editor at The New Republic.

A question: Does it matter who wins the upcoming Michigan primary? I can only foresee two scenarios in which it does: First, if Romney were to lose to Santorum decisively, one could imagine the GOP establishment waking up the next morning and scouring the country for a white-knight alternative. At that point all hell breaks loose, and you and I are as likely to be the GOP nominee as Mitt Romney.

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Monkey See
9:06 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Grammys And Culture To Improve Your Worst Days

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Originally published on Fri February 17, 2012 8:56 am

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On this week's show, we chat about the horror show that was last Sunday night's Grammy Awards. How do we feel about the romp of Adele and the Best New Artist triumph of not at all new artist Bon Iver? The old-timers parade? The difficult matter of how the event was affected by the death of Whitney Houston? It takes Glen all the way to the one-minute mark to make up a new word that we adore, so believe us when we tell you that there's plenty of lively talk.

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The Two-Way
9:06 am
Fri February 17, 2012

The Libyan Art Of Honking

Children in Tripoli, Libya, wave a national flag from a car as people celebrate the one-year anniversary of the beginning of Libya's revolution, Feb. 16 2012.
Sabri Elmhedwi EPA /Landov

Originally published on Fri February 17, 2012 11:12 am

The streets of Benghazi have turned into the world's most joyous parking lot.

Every single vehicle, moving slower than a toddler walking, is honking its horn in a variety of patterns to celebrate the first anniversary of the revolution.

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The Two-Way
8:28 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Google Tracked Millions Of Unwitting Apple Users

If you thought privacy settings on your iPhone, iPad or Apple desktop were keeping others from tracking your travels across the Web, think again.

Google Inc. and some advertizing companies have been bypassing the privacy settings of millions of people using Safari, the default Apple-supplied browser, The Wall Street Journal reports.

In a story today by Julia Angwin and Jennifer Valentino-Devries, the WSJ said:

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Shots - Health Blog
8:21 am
Fri February 17, 2012

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Infants' Tylenol That's Too Hard To Use

More than a half-million bottles of Tylenol for babies have been recalled because of complaints about a new system for getting the dose right. The doughnut-like receptacle for the syringe seen in the neck of the bottle can get pushed down into the liquid medicine.
Johnson & Johnson

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 3:49 pm

Johnson & Johnson keeps finding new reasons to recall products.

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