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Organic Farming Factions Spat Over Synthetic Substances

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 6:18am

There's a long list of pesky exceptions to the rules organic farmers have to follow for using pesticides and fertilizers. This week, a battle erupted over those exceptions.

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Egyptian Court Jails 102 Islamists For 10 Years

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 5:33am

Egyptian court jails 102 Islamists for 10 years

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Uruguay Leader Calls Colorado Pot Law 'A Fiction'

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 5:33am

Uruguay leader calls Colorado pot law 'a fiction'

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Obama Promotes His Record In 'Year Of Action'

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 5:13am

Obama promotes his record in 'Year of Action'

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Cian Nugent: Tiny Desk Concert

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:42am

From an acoustic ragtime jaunt to an electric, basement-bar choogle to a sad-sack closer, the Dublin-based guitarist runs through his wild styles in the NPR Music offices.

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Tech Week: Egg Innovation, Twitter's Future, The FCC's Defense

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:36am

This week's technology news included Facebook's new anonymous logins, Twitter's latest earnings, the golden egg innovation and other headlines we don't want you to miss.

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John Boehner Faces A Primary Challenge, But Only Barely

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:35am

The House speaker is the overwhelming favorite to win his Republican primary election Tuesday. But one of his foes produced a campaign ad that won't soon be forgotten.

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One NYC Indie Bookstore Survives By Being Small And Specialized

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:32am

As bookstores both large and small close across the country, Posman Books, a niche-focused, nimble bookseller, is about to open its fourth store in Manhattan.

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Want A Tour Of The American Psyche? Flip Through SkyMall

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 4:32am

That catalog stuffed in the seat pocket during your flight is one of America's best-read publications. What does that say about us?

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