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Goats and Soda

The Second Most Dangerous Country For Land Mines Begins To De-Mine

As the 51-year-old civil war in Colombia winds down, efforts to find and destroy the many mines are underway.

Fields of carrots are watered March 29, 2015, in Kern County, Calif. Subsidized water flowing in federal and state canals down from the wet north to the arid south helped turn the dry, flat plain of the San Joaquin Valley into one of the world's most important food-growing regions. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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California Farmers Gulp Most Of State's Water, But Say They've Cut Back

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Tents are pitched illegally on a sidewalk in Seattle in January. The number of people sleeping outside in the city shot up by 20 percent in just the past year. David Ryder/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Amid Seattle's Affluence, Homelessness Also Flourishes

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Apps like Venmo promise easy, carefree money transfers between friends. Noah Nelson/Youth Radio hide caption

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All Tech Considered

The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

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The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

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NYU medical student Sara Stream (left) examines dancer Jazlyn Caing, who visited the clinic for low-grade orthopedic and respiratory problems. Fred Mogul/WNYC hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Medical Students Jump In To Help The Uninsured

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Medical Students Jump In To Help The Uninsured

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Bill Nighy is starring a revival of David Hare's 1995 drama Skylight. "I adore it. It's probably my favorite play," he says. John Haynes/Philip Rinaldi Publicity hide caption

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Bill Nighy And David Hare Team Up Again In 'Skylight' Revival

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The number of women buying, selling and sharing breast milk is growing rapidly. But it can be a risky purchase, scientists say, because a mom can't tell by looking at the milk whether it's safe and nutritious for her baby. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

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Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

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Depending on the amount taken in subsidies, or changes in reported income and family status, some Obamacare policyholders this year will get a bigger refund than expected and others will owe more in taxes. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Many Obamacare Policyholders Face Tax Surprises This Year

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Many Obamacare Policyholders Face Tax Surprises This Year

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The Second Most Dangerous Country For Land Mines Begins To De-Mine

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Billie Holiday has become a mythic presence in absentia. William Gottlieb/Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz Night In America

Billie Holiday: A Singer Beyond Our Understanding

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Billie Holiday: A Singer Beyond Our Understanding

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