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Macron Doesn't Believe He Changed Trump's Mind On The Iran Deal

April 25
William Dobson / NPR

Trump has said since he was a presidential candidate that he wanted to scrap the nuclear agreement with Tehran.

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The Consumer Complaints Database That Could Disappear From View

April 25
Chris Arnold / NPR

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief Mick Mulvaney says he may shut down public access to more than a million complaints Americans have made about financial institutions.

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'Student Loan Report' Admits Its Founder And Editor Is Fake

April 25
Sasha Ingber / NPR

Reporters from The Chronicle of Higher Education discovered that "Drew Cloud" was made up from thin air. The "news" site was created by a student loan refinancing company.

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DNA Analysis Of Ancient Excrement Reveals The Diets Of Centuries Past

April 25
Angus Chen / NPR

Researchers are exhuming ancient dung from toilets of yore to reconstruct snapshots of food and lifestyle in bygone centuries. The parasites that show up in privies reveal a lot about what people ate.

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'Golden State Killer,' Suspected Of Terrorizing California For Years, Arrested

April 25
Amy Held / NPR

Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was taken into custody at his home outside Sacramento, not far from where officials say a decade-long crime spree of dozens of rapes and murders began in the 1970s.

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VIDEO: New Jersey Ethics Official Resigns Over Ethics Violations, Berating Officer

April 25
Vanessa Romo / NPR

A state official flashed her credentials and powerful connections after a traffic stop involving her daughter. She profanely told a policeman to shut up. She no longer holds the post.

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'She Was Lying In Wait': Police Say Woman Killed Her Husband's Lover, Then Herself

April 25
Sasha Ingber / NPR

Pennsylvania authorities said Jennair Gerardot found out her husband was cheating on her and then gunned down Meredith Chapman before turning the seven-shot revolver on herself.

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Giving Antibiotics To Healthy Kids In Poor Countries: Good Idea Or Bad Idea?

April 25
Susan Brink / NPR

Researchers administered doses of azithromycin to 190,238 children in sub-Saharan Africa. The death rate dropped, but fear of antibiotic resistance looms.

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'Insane': America's 3 Largest Psychiatric Facilities Are Jails

April 25
Ailsa Chang / NPR

Alisa Roth's new book suggests U.S. jails and prisons have become warehouses for the mentally ill. They often get sicker in these facilities, Roth says, because they don't get appropriate treatment.

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Tiny Lab-Grown 'Brains' Raise Big Ethical Questions

April 25
Jon Hamilton / NPR

Scientists are growing increasingly large and sophisticated clusters of human brain cells. Ethicists are now wondering what to do if these minibrains start thinking.

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