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The Salt

Dairy Ice Cream, No Cow Needed: These Egg And Milk Proteins Are Made Without Animals

Some startups are making synthetic versions of animal proteins for use in foods from smoothies to baked goods. The goal: to reshape the food supply without the environmental footprint of livestock.

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"What really does set this list of products apart from all of the earlier tariffs are it's basically consumer goods," said Chad Bown, a trade analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "It's clothing, and toys, iPhones." John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Get Ready For Higher Prices If New Tariffs Hit Goods From China, Retailers Warn

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I Never Learn Lykke Li
Beautiful People Mark Pritchard
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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception

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Essentially Japanese Breakfast

A mobile home park destroyed by last year's wildfire in Paradise, California. Those rebuilding homes and lives say they're getting contradictory messages about whether the water is safe to drink. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Water Uncertainty Frustrates Victims Of California's Worst Wildfire

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R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In New York

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Chile And Telescopes Are A Match Made In Heaven

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Dairy Ice Cream, No Cow Needed: These Egg And Milk Proteins Are Made Without Animals

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Is This Star Student A Saint Or A Sociopath?: 'Luce'

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