A 3,000 ton cargo ship at Thajeen Port in Samut Sakhon, Thailand, 15 days after it set sail from Benjina, Indonesia. The company that owns the ship said it is not involved with the fishermen. "We only carry the shipment and we are hired, in general, by clients," said owner Panya Luangsomboon. "We're separated from the fishing boats." Wong Maye-E/AP hide caption

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The Salt

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? An Unsavory Trade Uncovered

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants — even in cat food — may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press finds.

The Hartford Police Department is one of a number of police departments across the country that are offering up their parking lots as "safe zones" for Craigslist transactions. Courtesy of the Hartford Police Department hide caption

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Around the Nation

Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions WNPR

Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.

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Jeff Wilson accidentally struck Tammie Baird with his car 30 years ago when they were in high school. They've reunited to remember the incident. StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps

Twist Of Fate: An Accident Brings 'Beautiful Symmetry' To 2 Lives

Back in high school, Jeff Wilson accidentally hit Tammie Baird with his car. Now, 30 years later, they're amazed at how that traumatic experience led to dramatic changes for both of them.

A drone built by Agribotix, a Boulder startup, flies over a farm in Weld County, Colo. The drone has a camera that snaps a high-resolution photo every two seconds. From there, Agribotix stitches the images together, helping the farmer see what's happening in a field. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media/KUNC hide caption

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The Salt

Is Colorado Primed To Become The Silicon Valley Of Agriculture? KUNC

Colorado's food and ag industries have been growing two to four times faster than its economy overall. The state's economists are getting ever more hopeful about cornering the market on ag innovation.

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The HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief airs Sunday, despite the vigorous objection of Scientology officials. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Religion

Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The filmmaker of Going Clear, which is critical of the church, says the documentary is about the dangers of "blind faith." Scientology officials have hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of their own.

Workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico used organic cat litter to clean up nuclear waste. The litter triggered chemical reactions that later caused a drum to burst. Department of Energy/Flickr hide caption

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Official Report: Nuclear Waste Accident Caused By Wrong Cat Litter

An official investigation into a 2014 accident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico has concluded that cat litter is the culprit. Organic material in the litter caused a drum to burst.

A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous in the 1950s was based on much the same 12-step program used today. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Critic Faults Alcoholics Anonymous For Lack Of Evidence

Writer Gabrielle Glaser challenges the usefulness of Alcoholics Anonymous in April's issue of The Atlantic. The program's tenets aren't based in science, she says, and other options may work better.

Code Switch

Wonderful, Ridiculous, Head-Scratchingly Pointy Mexican Boots Are Now A Designer Item

The infamous boots started in rural Mexico, made it to Texas and finally ended up on the runways of Paris. Here's a look back at this bizarre fashion trend.

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