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A diver maintains an open-water cage where tuna are being farmed in Izmir, Turkey. In the U.S., federally controlled ocean waters have been off limits to aquaculture, curbing the industry's growth. But the tide may be turning. Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Battle Over Fish Farming In The Open Ocean Heats Up, As EPA Permit Looms

Advocates say farmed seafood is more sustainable than wild-caught. Critics say these farms pollute surrounding waters. Federal waters have been off-limits to aquaculture, but that may soon change.

President Trump with his new national security adviser, Robert O'Brien, on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

Career foreign policy professionals tell NPR they increasingly fear that joining the NSC, which is part of the White House, will taint them as political operatives.

Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

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From 1st Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screen Time Questions

NPR's Life Kit answers parents' questions about their kids' screen use. Education consultant Ana Homayoun says it's all about empowering your kids to make good decisions when you're not around.

From 1st Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screen Time Questions

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Ric Ocasek, photographed in New York in June, 1995 — the same year a young Matthew Caws handed him a demo recording of his band, Nada Surf. Shortly thereafter, Ocasek was producing the group's debut album, High/Low. Bob Berg/Getty Images hide caption

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The Time Ric Ocasek Helped My Band Make Its First Record

Matthew Caws' band Nada Surf had "no immediate prospects" when Caws passed Ocasek a demo tape at a show — and before he knew it, they were all in the studio together, recording the band's debut.

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Deadly Brain Cancers Act Like 'Vampires' By Hijacking Normal Cells To Grow

Researchers say certain brain cancers tap electrical signals from healthy cells to fuel their growth. The finding could lead to treatments for deadly tumors like the one that killed Sen. John McCain.

Ric Peralta and his wife Lisa are both able to check Ric's blood sugar levels at any time, using the Dexcom app and an arm patch that measures the levels and sends the information wirelessly. Allison Zaucha for NPR hide caption

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It's Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies

Type 1 diabetes can be well managed with insulin if blood sugar is consistently monitored. But insurance rules can make it hard for patients to get the medical supplies their doctors say they need.

It's Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies

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Activist and political donor Ed Buck is facing criminal charges after a third man was found to have overdosed on methamphetamine in his apartment. Buck was arrested Tuesday night. Ann Johansson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected.

Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer was arrested on Tuesday on child pornography charges filed by the state Attorney General's Office. According to charging documents, Folmer told police he had been "dealing with some personal problems." Marc Levy/AP hide caption

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Pennsylvania State Senator Resigns After Arrest On Child Porn Charges

Mike Folmer, 63, was arrested at his home on Tuesday. According to court documents, he told police that he "had been dealing with some personal problems."

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