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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Anti-government protesters guard the perimeter of Independence Square, known as Maidan, on February 19, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty)

Kiev Burns as Protests in Ukraine turn Deadly | Union Radio Fades from the Airwaves | The Pros & Cons of Raising the Minimum Wage | What's it Like to Come in 4th at the Olympics? | The Best Time for Breakthroughs? Your Late 30s | Sir Ian McKellen Discusses Life on Stage & Screen

Kiev Burns as Protests in Ukraine turn Deadly

Kiev is smoldering after a night of violent fighting between government forces and protesters. Dozens are dead and hundreds are injured in Ukraine's capitol city. Zenon Zawada, politi...

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Union Radio Fades from the Airwaves

During the heyday of American unions, there were more than 250 programs produced or funded by labor unions. Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, history professor at West Virginia University and aut...

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Why Your Late 30s Are the Best Time for Breakthroughs

Albert Einstein once said that "a person who has not made his great contribution to science before the age of 30 will never do so." Genius may have come early for Einstein, but accord...

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Sir Ian McKellen Discusses Life on Stage & Screen

Sir Ian McKellen stopped by The Greene Space at WNYC yesterday for a live lunchtime chat with a studio audience and our host John Hockenberry. He discussed his life and work in theate...

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Today's Highlights | February 19, 2014

Also on Today's Show: A new report out by the Congressional Budget Office shows that increasing the federal minimum wage would mean an increase in family income but also the eliminati...

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