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On 'Morning Edition': Carrie Johnson talks with Steve Inskeep

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There's Nothing Funny About Colbert's SuperPAC

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Fighting Shifts To Afghanistan's Mountainous East

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Customers walk past a Toyota FJ Cruiser. Toyota brought in 19 percent of African-American buyers, 22 percent of Latino buyers and 33 percent of Asian-American buyers. Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images hide caption

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Toyota Steers Ads To Bring In More Minority Buyers

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An image believed to be that of a hole-punch cloud. Scientists say airplanes create these patterns when they fly through certain types of clouds. The water in the clouds can turn to rain or snow and fall to the ground. H. Raab/Vesta/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Snow Delay At The Airport? Blame Planes And Clouds

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A man walks past the debris on June 12, 2011 in Otsuchi, Iwate, Japan. Japanese government has been struggling to deal with the earthquake and tsunami as well as the troubled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The fear of infectious disease outbreak is mounting due to the humid rainy season and delay of the debris clearing. Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images hide caption

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Soccer fans attend the women's World Cup opener between Germany and Canada. In Germany, the game drew a TV audience of more than 18 million, or a quarter of the country's population — better stats than some men's matches garner. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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