All Things Considered for April 11, 2012 Hear the All Things Considered program for April 11, 2012

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Mitt Romney jokes with Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan during a pancake brunch on April 1 in Milwaukee. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Romney And Ryan: A Budding Political Bromance

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Madrid Avishai Cohen
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L' Espionnage Pomme de Terre Tuatara
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Students wait to pass through a security checkpoint at the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning on Tuesday. Security has tightened at the school after a string of false bomb threats on the campus. Larkin Page-Jacobs/WESA hide caption

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Spate Of Bomb Threats Annoys Pittsburgh Students

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Come as You Are The Kudzu Ranch
Pont des Arts St. Germain
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A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of the Unha-3 (Milky Way 3) rocket on a launchpad at the West Sea Satellite Launch Site, during a guided media tour by North Korean authorities northwest of Pyongyang on April 8. Bobby Yip/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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North Korea To Launch Rocket, And A New Power Play

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A concert in Pyongyang in February 2012 commemorates the birthday of North Korea's late leader, Kim Jong Il. The backdrop shows a North Korean rocket that was launched in April 2009 — and was followed a month later by a nuclear test. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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N. Korea May Stage Nuclear Test After Rocket Launch

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Mistress of Storms Michael Occhipinti
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Big Stuff Jason Moran
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Professor Hal Hershfield (left), 32, uses a computer program to get an idea of what he might look like at 70 (right). Chinthaka Herath/Courtesy of Hal Hershfield hide caption

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Your (Virtual) Future Self Wants You To Save Up

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Greta Gerwig (center) tells NPR's Robert Siegel that she doesn't mind being called "Hollywood's indie darling" — as long as she can keep making movies the way she wants. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Indie Darling' Greta Gerwig, Making A Bigger Splash

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Revolting Children Matilda
De Hombre a Hombre Gotan Project

A water truck heads up Colorado Road 215 along Parachute Creek. Water is key to extracting natural gas from deep underground. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Quakes Caused By Waste From Gas Wells, Study Finds

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Butch Johnson competes in the 2010 U.S. National Target Championships in Hamilton, Ohio. Johnson is trying for his sixth Olympic Games this summer. When not competing, he manages an archery range in Connecticut. He keeps his Olympic medals under the kitchen sink. Teresa Iaconi/Courtesy of USA Archery hide caption

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Five-Time Olympic Archer Giving It One More Shot

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Born Again Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons
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Mi Chocolatina Quantic

The FDA's latest effort to end the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in animals is getting mixed reviews from activists. Rob Carr/AP hide caption

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FDA Launches Voluntary Plan To Reduce Use Of Antibiotics In Animals

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All That We Perceive Thievery Corporation
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Inchworm Battles

President Obama has a chance to make fun of his opponents — and himself — when he addresses the annual White House Correspondents' Association gala later this month. Last year he joked about Donald Trump and the "birther" issue. Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Not Just For Laughs: Why Humor Can Be A Powerful Campaign Tool

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Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

A fisherman uses a lantern while dip-netting for elvers on a river in southern Maine. Elvers are young, translucent eels that are born in the Sargasso Sea and swim to freshwater lakes and ponds, where they grow to adults before returning to the sea. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Fishermen Net Gold In Silvery Eels Sold To Asia

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So Much for So Little Kaki King
Otto's Journey Mylo
Hang Loose Alabama Shakes
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