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Vegetables Likely To Take More Of Your Plate in 2016

Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016, and what can we expect?

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Brain Scans And Big Screens: Dangers Of Concussions, On And Off The Field

With the film Concussion playing in multiplexes, NPR's Rachel Martin revisits several perspectives on the injury and the role it's played in football. Is the game worth the risk of brain injury?

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With Iowa Less Than A Month Away, Candidates Enter Crunch Time

As candidates kick off the final month before primaries and caucuses, NPR's Rachel Martin checks in with political correspondent Sarah McCammon. She's just off the campaign trail in all-important Iowa.

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An Artistic Time Capsule Prepares To Hitch A Ride To The Moon

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Leaving The Place That Nurtured Them: Howard Students Move On

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Daytrotter At 10: A Midwestern Rite Of Passage

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