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Robert Egger: Fighting Hunger On Two Coasts

For the past two decades, Robert Egger fought on the front lines against poverty, hunger and unemployment in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit he founded, D.C. Central Kitchen, provides meals and job training for those who need it in the District. And now Egger is leaving Washington to put the same model to work in Los Angeles. He joins Kojo in the studio for an exit interview about what he accomplished in D.C., and what he hopes to do in California.

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Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

Fans of science fiction have long wrestled with the question of just how much science should be in their fiction. Advocates of different approaches met at San Diego's Comic-Con.
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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Leaked Democratic Party Emails Show Members Tried To Undercut Sanders

Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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