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Bundle Of Joyful Microbes: Mom's DNA Alters Baby's Gut Bacteria

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:40am

Babies have a microbe in their gut that prevents infections and helps the immune system. But not all infants get the bacteria at the same time, or in the same amount. Scientists have figured out why.

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Hillary Clinton Expected To Go Small With Big Announcement

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:39am

A source with knowledge of Hillary Clinton's campaign plans says she will announce on Sunday that she's running for president. But don't expect a big campaign rally with thousands of supporters.

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Uri Levine, Co-Founder Of Waze

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:35am

Host Jessica Harris talks to the co-founder of crowd-sourced navigation app Waze. Harris also talks with Jonathan Cedar, founder of Biolite.

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Defeating The Disease That Paralyzed America

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:33am

On April 12, 2015, the world will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jonas Salk's vaccine that led to the eradication of polio.

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Dog Didn't Bite Man, Blind Pot Customer Tells French Court

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:32am

A blind man who was sold actual grass instead of the grass he was looking for has told a French court that it was he, and not his guide dog, who bit a deceitful dealer.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Comedians' And Cameo Appearances

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:13am

This week's show is all about FX's new Billy Crystal/Josh Gad comedy, the uses and misuses of cameo appearances, and what's making us happy this week.

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Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Bid On Sunday

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 8:42am

NPR has learned that the former first lady and secretary of state will formally announce her plan to seek the Democratic nomination, ending years of speculation about her intentions.

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Pakistan's Parliament Rejects Joining Saudi Coalition In Yemen

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 8:06am

Lawmakers in Islamabad instead approved a draft resolution calling on the government to play a mediating role in the conflict against the Houthi rebels.

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80 Municipal Courts In St. Louis County Change Fees, After Criticism

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:30am

Changing a process that was blamed for fueling anger and frustration with the legal system in Ferguson, Mo., 80 municipal courts in St. Louis County have agreed to set uniform fees and fines.

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'Game Of Thrones' And 'Veep' Anchor HBO's Killer Sunday Lineup

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:04am

HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on TV this spring.

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Beach Slang: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 7:03am

James Snyder's euphoric punk anthems become raw and uplifting confessionals in this acoustic set — which includes a new song, "Too Late To Die Young."

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