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Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...
Posted: 2020-01-17 10:57:00
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The podcast features "dog-directed praise and stories" from actors like Ralph Ineson along with soothing sounds and relaxing music. Spotify says if your pet listens it may "bark less and sleep...
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:58:57
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Birds change the shape of their wings far more than planes. The complexities of bird flight have posed a major design challenge for scientists trying to translate the way birds fly into robots.
Posted: 2020-01-16 16:04:18
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Fetching With Wolves: What It Means That A Wolf Puppy Will Retrieve A Ball
Some wolf puppies will unexpectedly play "fetch," researchers say, showing that an urge to retrieve a ball might be an ancient wolf trait, and not a result of dog domestication.
Posted: 2020-01-16 15:06:30
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Decrypting The Decryption Dilemma
The government wants access to cell phone data from criminals, but tech companies aren't sure that's a good idea.
Posted: 2020-01-15 11:27:00
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Canada Zoo Cancels Penguin Walk Because Of Extreme Cold
The daily activity at the Calgary Zoo where you can watch king penguins waddle around was called off because of cold weather. Zoo officials caution these are not Antarctic penguins.
Posted: 2020-01-13 12:11:00
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Hundreds Of Vultures Take Over Trump Border Patrol Radio Tower
In Texas, 300 vultures are roosting and nesting in a radio tower. The bird droppings are a safety hazard. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking a "vulture deterrence netting system."
Posted: 2020-01-10 21:13:00
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Why Coyotes — Up To 4,000 Of Them — Are Turning Up In Chicago
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Stanley Gehrt of the Cook County Coyote Project about coyotes biting a 5-year-old boy and a man in Chicago. Cook County is home to 4,000 of the animals.
Posted: 2020-01-10 10:07:00
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Australia's Record Wildfires Are Catastrophic For Animals
The fires are ravaging already vulnerable koala habitats and those of other animals. An ecology professor in Sydney says it is probably the worst fire season on record for native animals.
Posted: 2020-01-09 16:12:16
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Polly Share A Cracker? Parrots Can Practice Acts Of Kindness, Study Finds
Researchers found that African grey parrots voluntarily helped a partner get a food reward by giving the other bird a valuable metal token that could be exchanged for a walnut.

Posted: 2019-10-30 14:06:30
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Many California residents have found themselves without power as wildfire season reaches its height.
Posted: 2019-10-20 11:59:51
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Suvero's acclaimed sculptures are in public spaces all over the world and in the collections of major museums. The sculptor recently installed his largest work at the Storm King Arts Center.
Posted: 2019-10-19 21:06:00
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British parliamentarians voted today on whether to ratify Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to leave the European Union.
Posted: 2019-09-23 15:06:30
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The Latest On President Trump And Ukraine
The president is accused of offering the former Soviet republic a quid pro quo for investigating a political rival.
Posted: 2019-09-18 19:49:00
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Frank Lloyd Wright, But DIY: A Rare 'Usonian Automatic' House Is For Sale
The famed architect conceived a number of dwellings for the mass market to be made from concrete blocks. The idea never took off. But in New Hampshire, one such building is now hitting the market.
Posted: 2019-08-19 20:22:48
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In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days
The preview reopening of the Confitería del Molino, a long-shuttered art nouveau pastry cafe near the Argentine Capitol, prompted lines around the block — and, for some former patrons, good...
Posted: 2019-08-09 00:37:12
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Here's What Tourists Might See If They Were Allowed To Visit Gaza
Gaza has been off-limits to tourists since Hamas took over in 2007. A veteran Palestinian tour guide leads NPR to see the sites, including a palace, a mosque and a bathhouse.
Posted: 2019-08-02 16:01:17
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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception
Built in 1949 in the Pacific Palisades, the Eames House is considered among the most important post-war residences in the U.S. Now, the family is working to preserve the home for generations...
Posted: 2019-07-30 20:36:26
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See-Saw Diplomacy Lets People Play Together Along U.S. Border Wall
A playdate recently broke out at the fence that separates the U.S. and Mexico, in an event that was "filled with joy, excitement, and togetherness,"
Posted: 2019-07-10 09:10:00
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Renowned African-American Architect Philip Freelon Dies At 66
Philip Freelon, chief architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture, has died. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2016.

Posted: 2020-01-18 01:04:22
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The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political...
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:25:42
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The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is now vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
Posted: 2020-01-14 10:00:30
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The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace the revenue, which was their economic lifeline.
Posted: 2020-01-11 12:00:41
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California Reservation's Solar Microgrid Provides Power During Utility Shutoffs
California utility PG&E continues planned power outages to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. One Native tribe's solar-powered microgrid is proving to be a lifeline for rural communities.
Posted: 2020-01-01 20:18:02
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California Will Enforce The Energy-Efficient Lightbulb Rule Trump Wants To Reverse
California and other states are challenging the Trump administration over its reversal of standards for energy-efficient lightbulbs.
Posted: 2020-01-01 16:06:30
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From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019 (Rebroadcast)
1A Across America has done a lot in its first year. Find out where the team heads next.
Posted: 2019-12-18 04:28:59
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Judge Approves PG&E $24.5 Billion Plan For Wildfire Victims And Insurance Companies
The beleaguered utility faces others obstacles such as winning California Gov. Gavin Newsom's approval for its restructuring plan and a bid by hedge funds to gain control of the company.
Posted: 2019-12-15 12:00:53
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Powered By Faith, Religious Groups Emerge As A Conduit For A Just Solar Boom
The solar industry may be booming, but clean energy's financial perks still aren't reaching communities that need them most. Religious institutions are stepping up to bridge the gap.
Posted: 2019-12-13 16:06:30
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The News Roundup - International
Elections around the world, Greta Thunberg is TIME's person of the year and a jacket, purchased and returned.
Posted: 2019-12-12 16:06:30
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From Texas To Minnesota: 1A Across America In 2019
1A Across America has done a lot in its first year. Find out where the team heads next.

Posted: 2020-01-19 22:17:00
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Joel Kerley, an American helicopter pilot and wildfire manager who has been fighting the wildfires in Australia.
Posted: 2020-01-19 12:00:23
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"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have been especially visible in the fight against climate change.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:55:00
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Rain is coming to parts of Australia that have burned, flooding some areas, damaging the vegetation and increasing the risk of landslides.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...
Posted: 2020-01-18 01:04:22
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Kids' Climate Case 'Reluctantly' Dismissed By Appeals Court
The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political...
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:30:00
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Aussie Firefighters Save World's Only Groves Of Prehistoric Wollemi Pines
Fire swept through the canyons where the rare trees had outlived the dinosaurs. For days, the smoke was so thick that no one knew whether the careful plan to protect them had worked.
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:25:42
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Microsoft Pledges To Remove From The Atmosphere All The Carbon It's Ever Emitted
The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is now vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
Posted: 2020-01-15 20:21:05
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2019 Was The 2nd-Hottest Year On Record, According To NASA And NOAA
Last year's data collected by NOAA and NASA is the latest confirmation that the Earth is steadily getting hotter. The planet is now about 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was in the mid-20th century.
Posted: 2020-01-14 21:14:02
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World's Largest Asset Manager BlackRock To Build Around Sustainability In Investments
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Larry Fink — CEO of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager — about his plan to put climate sustainability at the center of the company's investment strategy.
Posted: 2020-01-14 20:22:29
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World's Largest Asset Manager Puts Climate At The Center Of Its Investment Strategy
"We believe that sustainability should be our new standard for investing," BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says. The investment giant's move puts pressure on companies to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

Posted: 2020-01-20 14:00:20
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Stevenson built a museum and monument in Alabama dedicated to slavery and its legacy. "We need to create institutions in this country that motivate more people to say 'Never again,' " he says.
Posted: 2020-01-19 21:36:36
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Miller was a mess attendant on the West Virginia when he jumped in to man a machine gun during the Pearl Harbor attack. He is the first African American to have an aircraft carrier named after...
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:32:20
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NPR's Scott Simon offers some context to America's political chaos by looking at how authoritarian regimes around the world have tightened their grips on power.
Posted: 2020-01-18 12:00:30
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Elk Raise Tensions Between Tribes And Farmers In Washington's Skagit Valley
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are thrilled, but the agriculture industry is...
Posted: 2020-01-17 16:06:30
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The News Roundup - International
A new cabinet in Russia, Iran takes responsibility for shooting down a plane and Parnas goes public.
Posted: 2020-01-17 11:07:06
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How 'Namaste' Flew Away From Us
"Namaste" has a meaning among Hindi speakers. But in the U.S., the word has been wrangled out of its context and tossed around to mean whatever people want it to.
Posted: 2020-01-17 10:07:20
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Rep. John Lewis' Fight For Civil Rights Began With A Letter To Martin Luther King Jr.
As a teenager growing up in Alabama, Lewis wrote a letter to Martin Luther King Jr. during a budding civil rights movement. In a letter back, King invited the 18-year-old to join the cause.
Posted: 2020-01-16 19:30:00
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Aussie Firefighters Save World's Only Groves Of Prehistoric Wollemi Pines
Fire swept through the canyons where the rare trees had outlived the dinosaurs. For days, the smoke was so thick that no one knew whether the careful plan to protect them had worked.
Posted: 2020-01-16 16:06:30
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'Get In Line:' What It Takes To Legally Immigrate To The United States
"I am constantly in fear. I think I have a lot of potential, but I sometimes think I could’ve done so much more. There are so many people like me out there," a listener told us.
Posted: 2020-01-15 17:56:57
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For These Women, The Equal Rights Amendment Has Been A Decades-Long Battle
Women who fought for and against the Equal Rights Amendment decades ago — sometimes as teenagers — are watching the votes in Virginia. If