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The Future Of Internet Governance

Revelations about the National Security Agency's worldwide surveillance activities have led some world leaders to question the wisdom of a U.S.-dominated World Wide Web. Leading the pack is Brazil, whose President Dilma Rousseff is already considering measures to reconfigure the way Brazilians access the Web, by circumventing U.S.-controlled servers. The debate comes to a head this week at the U.N.'s annual Internet Governance Forum. Kojo discusses possible changes in store for Internet users around the world.

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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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