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The Greek government is cracking down on undocumented migrants ahead of next weekend's elections. This week, it said it would forcibly evict those migrants living in overcrowded apartment blocks, calling them "dangerous to public health." But, as NPR's Joanna Kakissis reports, immigrant groups say it's a xenophobic ploy to get votes ahead of the May 6 elections.
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Jon Krakauer Tells A 'Depressingly Typical' Story Of College Town Rapes

Krakauer's Missoula looks at stories of women who have been sexually assaulted by people they know. He says rape is unlike other crimes because in other crimes, "the victim isn't assumed to be lying."
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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.
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When Politicians Lose Their Accents

Some say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Midwestern accent has become less pronounced. Georgetown professor Deborah Tannen says politicians' voices often change, depending on their audience.
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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.

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