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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:43 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Originally published on Sat August 18, 2012 8:56 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Right now, panel, time for you to answer some questions about the week's news. Faith, according to a shocking new study, there's something just as bad for you as smoking cigarettes. What?

FAITH SALIE: Egg yolks, Peter.

SAGAL: Indeed, Faith, eggs, egg yolks.

(SOUNDBITE OF BELL)

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:43 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat August 18, 2012 8:56 am

Our panelists tell three stories about struggling businesses improving customer service.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
4:43 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Prediction

Originally published on Sat August 18, 2012 8:56 am

Our panelists predict: If Barack Obama decided to drop Joe Biden, who he would he pick to replace him?

It's All Politics
4:26 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Five Social Issues On November Ballots

Petitions for Referendum 74, which would provide a public vote on gay marriage, were submitted in June in Olympia, Wash.
Elaine Thompson AP

Originally published on Fri August 17, 2012 5:03 pm

In addition to choosing a president and members of Congress, voters in several states will weigh in on high-profile social issues on Nov. 6. Here are some of the key voter initiatives on ballots:

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The Two-Way
4:22 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Moscow Court Upholds 100-Year Ban On Gay Pride Events

Russian police officers detain a gay rights activist with his flag during an attempt to hold a gay pride parade in Moscow in May.
Mikhail Metzel AP

Aside from the sentencing of the punk rock band Pussy Riot, there was another interesting ruling out of Moscow today: A court upheld the city's 100-year ban on gay pride events.

According to the BBC, Nikolay Alexeye, Russia's most prominent gay rights activist, challenged the city council's decision to ban any events that could be considered "gay parades" from March 2012 until May 2112.

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