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7:48am

Mon April 30, 2012
Krulwich Wonders...

A Most Peculiar Sunset

Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 8:30 am

NASA/JPL-Caltech

You wouldn't know it, not right away, but there is something strange about this picture. It's a sunset, yes, but notice the blush of color right above the sun. It's blue. And as you look up, the blue fades into a faint rose or pink.

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1:41pm

Sun April 29, 2012
Around the Nation

New Hazard On The Horizon: Amateur Storm Chasers

Originally published on Sun April 29, 2012 3:48 pm

Emergency responders are running headlong into a growing phenomenon: roads bottled up by swarms of tornado chasers
Matt Piechota YouTube

When more than 100 tornadoes raked the Great Plains a couple of weeks ago, emergency responders ran headlong into a growing phenomenon: roads bottled up by swarms of tornado chasers.

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7:38am

Sun April 29, 2012
Asia

Chinese Activist's Escape Quickens A Quiet Diplomacy

Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 10:31 am

Chinese activist Chen Guangchen is believed to be under U.S. protection, possibly at the U.S. embassy in Beijing.
Ed Jones AFP/Getty Images

A senior U.S. official, Kurt Campbell, has arrived on an unscheduled trip to Beijing, apparently to negotiate over Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, believed to be under U.S. protection. The fate of the activist puts both China and the U.S. in a tricky diplomatic bind, with no easy answers.

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2:19pm

Sat April 28, 2012
What's in a Song?

Life 'Up On The Divide' Lures A Songwriter Out West

Originally published on Mon April 30, 2012 10:31 am

Martha Scanlan performs with Jon Neufeld in a meadow at the ranch where she works.
Dawson Dunning Courtesy of the artist

12:13pm

Sat April 28, 2012
Religion

Pastor Joel Osteen: An Everyday Message, Magnified

Originally published on Sat April 28, 2012 4:07 pm

Joel Osteen's television program is seen in more than 100 nations and reaches more than 10 million U.S. households each week. He has four No. 1 New York Times bestselling books, a top-ten weekly podcast and sells out stadium-sized worship events across the U.S. and abroad.
Joel Osteen Ministries

Joel Osteen is one of the most influential religious figures in the world.

He's a New York Times best-selling author. His television program reaches more than 10 million households in the U.S. and is seen in more than 100 nations across the globe. On Sunday night, he's hosting America's Night of Hope at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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