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Planet Money

How To Catch A Cattle Thief

Cattle theft has been making a major comeback. A drought in the West has meant higher beef prices, making cattle an attractive target for thieves.

Giant African land snails, like this one found in Florida in 2011, eat almost any plant. Florida officials are determined to eradicate the invasive pest. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Animals

Florida's Hunt For Giant Snails Leads To 'Smelly Easter Eggs'

The state has so far spent $6 million trying to eradicate the giant African land snail, an invasive species that devours gardens, carries disease and leaves behind a trail of foul-smelling mucous.

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations on March 11. The CIA has proposed deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But some critics are saying a larger portion of the email should be preserved. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security

The CIA Wants To Delete Old Email; Critics Say 'Not So Fast'

The CIA plan calls for deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But opponents say this would erase too many important documents. The example they cite: Edward Snowden.

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Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations on March 11. The CIA has proposed deleting the email of almost all employees after they leave the agency. But some critics are saying a larger portion of the email should be preserved. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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