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NPR Host Gives Mom Sweet Sendoff, Thanks to Twitter

Scott Simon's tweets captured last days in ICU: Mary Elizabeth Williams

(Newser) - The mother of NPR's Scott Simon died yesterday, which his million-plus followers on Twitter already know because he took them through her final days in the ICU one tweet at a time, reports the LA Times . The tweets ranged from the mundane (watching baseball with his mom in the... More »

Man Butt-Dials 911 While Discussing Murder Plans

Scott Simon charged with first-degree murder after Waffle House dispute

(Newser) - You know that person at the top of your contact list, the one most likely to get an unintended call from your butt? Well, if you're the murderous type, make sure that number isn't 911. This lesson comes too late for Scott Simon, who unintentionally dialed 911 while... More »

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