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Friday, March 30, 2012

NCAA Tournament: Can Anyone Beat Kentucky?

Kentucky's Terrence Jones (3) heads to the hoop as Baylor's Anthony Jones defends during the second half of an NCAA tournament South Regional finals college basketball game in Atlanta. (AP)

College basketball’s final four match-ups get underway Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, and fans are wondering if anyone can take down Kentucky, who will play the University of Louisville in game one.

The other duel is between Ohio State and Kansas. These four teams have appeared in the final four 49 times and own 13 NCAA titles between them.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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Kenyan Author’s Missing Chapter: Being Openly Gay

Acclaimed memoirist Binyavanga Wainaina talks about his writing, Africa today and his new life as an openly gay man.

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Sherpas Walk Out From Everest Base Camp

On Mount Everest today, dozens of Sherpas packed up their gear and left base camp, after a lack of response to their demands.

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What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.