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A Sequester Primer: Defense, Transportation And The Economy

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Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea talks with a team of NPR correspondents about the federal spending cuts that will take effect March 1 unless lawmakers reach agreement on deficit reduction. Correspondents Tom Bowman, Julie Rovner and Brian Naylor look at possible cuts in defense, health and transportation spending. Correspondent John Ydstie looks at the potential economic impact of the spending cuts.

New York's Museum Of Modern Art Acquires Original Emoji

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Paola Antonelli, senior curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, about the museum's recent acquisition of the original emoji for its permanent collection.

Technology May Rescue Male Baby Chicks From The Grinder

The egg industry may soon eliminate a wasteful — and to some, horrifying — practice: slaughtering male chicks. New technology can identify male embryos in eggs before they enter incubation chambers.

What Trump And Clinton Have To Say About Education

The candidates aren't talking much about education, but the next president faces big challenges: reducing achievement gaps, implementing the new education law, and expanding access and opportunity.

A Moment Of Silence For The Black And Brown Talent That Grew On Vine

We'll miss Vine, but not just for its goofy, raw, six-second looped videos. We'll miss the platform for its ability to incubate young black talent.

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