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    Giant Pumpkin Gets Carved Up In The Big Apple

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    Jim Bryson and his daughter Kelsey of Canada grew the record-setting, 1,818-pound pumpkin over the summer. They brought it to the New York Botanical Garden this past weekend, where it was carved up. One of the seeds recently sold at auction for $1,500.
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    Ricky Gervais On Controversial Jokes, Celebrities And 'Special Correspondents'

    "I didn't go out there to ruin everyone's day or undermine the moral fabric of America. I was making jokes." Gervais talked with NPR's Rachel Martin about his new movie and how he approaches humor.
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    When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

    During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
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    Trump And Cruz Campaign At California GOP Convention

    The remaining Republican presidential candidates have been making their case at the party's state convention. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains the divisions on display among Republicans.
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    'The Guardian' Launches New Series Examining Online Abuse

    A video was released this week where female sports journalists were read abusive online comments to their face. It's an issue that reaches far beyond that group, and The Guardian is taking it on in a series called "The Web We Want." NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with series editor Becky Gardiner and writer Nesrine Malik, who receives a lot of online abuse.

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