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Hurdles Facing EU Leaders At Brussels Debt Summit

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Across Europe on Wednesday, all eyes are on the EU summit in Brussels, where European leaders are expected to reveal plans to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis. But each country has different fears and expectations: In France the worry is the state of the banks and the country's credit rating; in Italy it's further pressure from the EU on Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to get his financial house in order; in Germany and other northern European countries, it's the cost of the bailouts, and who is going to pay for them.
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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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