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The president just got back from a trip to Europe meeting with G8 allies and he's off for another big trip soon, to Africa. Meanwhile, he's picking up an issue that critics in his own party say was given short shrift in his first term. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Obama's priorities in his second term.
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When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

China has been a big and growing market for U.S. corn. But then farmers started planting a kind of genetically engineered corn that's not yet approved in China, and the Chinese government struck back.
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