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Great Fake? 'Kiss Cam Breakup' Video Goes Viral

Given that this kind of thing's been faked before, there's good reason to be very suspicious. The Los Angeles Times' Houston Mitchell is one of many who are sure it was staged.

But that's no reason not to enjoy the "Kiss Cam Breakup" video that's gone viral since minor league baseball's Fresno Grizzlies put it online last week. Be sure to stay with it through the 50-second mark. For us, a telling clue is the way the "boyfriend" moves the phone out of the way — almost as if he was anticipating what would happen.

Anyone out there know the characters in this mini-drama?

For a similar, but even more dramatic kiss cam drama, check out this one from a Houston Rockets basketball game last November.

We now return to our regular diet of serious stuff.

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After 10 Years Of Bella And Edward, 'Twilight Reimagined' Brings A Twist

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Stephenie Meyer about the appeal her Twilight books and her new novel, which reassigns the genders of the original characters.

New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal

A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
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Concerns Over Russia's Growing Military Presence In Syria

Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.

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Searching For Solutions To World Water Scarcity

Experts are increasingly sounding the alarm about water shortages around the world. But, they say, there is room for hope. A conversation about the search for solutions to global water scarcity.

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