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Joe's Big Idea

Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist

Somehow, at the beginning of time, there was an imbalance of matter and antimatter. That's how all the stuff in the universe came about. Scientists think they may find an answer by studying neutrons.

A man walks past a board announcing elections at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries are eligible to vote. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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European Elections Will Be A Test For Nationalist Parties Hoping To Remake The EU

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Daisy, the only dog Scott Simon's kids will get, runs on the beach in France. Elise Simon hide caption

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Elise Simon

Opinion: Want Another Dog, Kids? Let's 'Have That Conversation'

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The Conversation Sacred Paws
How Far Sacred Paws

The Martinez family stands in front of their home in New Jersey. During a speech at her graduation, Alondra said to her parents: "Mamá, papá, lo logramos." Mom, dad, we made it. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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Hispanic Unemployment Has Hit Record Lows. But Does That Mean Progress?

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Sarah Seltzer interviews her grandfather, 104-year-old Gilbert Seltzer, in West Orange, N.J., in January for StoryCorps. Afi Yellow-Duke/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Led A Platoon Of Artists Who Fooled The Germans: 'Imagination Is Unbelievable'

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John Stockton Slow Drag Chris Zabriskie
Saturday Nights Khalid
Golden Dream Snail Mail
Catch-22 Rupert Gregson-Williams & Harry Gregson-Williams
The Banquet Rupert Gregson-Williams & Harry Gregson-Williams
Small Planet Aaron Parks
Rising Mind Aaron Parks
Outfit Drive-By Truckers

U.S. citizens use ropes to cross the Rio Grande from San Antonio del Bravo, Mexico, into Candelaria, Texas. U.S. citizens depend on the free health clinic in San Antonio del Bravo. Lorne Matalon for NPR hide caption

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In Rural West Texas, Illegal Border Crossings Are Routine For U.S. Citizens

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I Am No Artist David Crosby
Breaking In Alan Menken

An imbalance between matter and antimatter in the universe produced all the things in existence, including corned beef sandwiches. Erik Rank/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Corned Beef Sandwiches — And The Rest Of The Universe — Exist

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When Morning Comes Kathryn Williams
Just A Feeling Kathryn Williams

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