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Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World

Cooper Union architecture professor Diana Agrest has influenced generations of accomplished architects. Agrest was one of the first women to teach in the largely male-dominated field.
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Millions Of Chickens To Be Killed As Bird Flu Outbreak Puzzles Industry

A flu strain deadly to chickens and turkeys is striking farms in the West and Midwest. This week, it hit an Iowa facility with millions of egg-laying hens. No one knows how it's entering houses.
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Google's New Search Algorithm Stokes Fears Of 'Mobilegeddon'

This week, Google started prioritizing mobile-friendly websites in Google searches made on a smartphone. The change could hurt businesses whose sites don't pass Google's mobile-ready test.
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President Obama To Visit Everglades National Park On Earth Day

President Obama will honor Earth Day Wednesday by visiting the Florida Everglades, an area greatly affected by climate change. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Florida International University ecologist Evelyn Gaiser about what damage has already been done to the region.
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Business, Labor Debate Pacific Trade Deal Before Senate

Big business and big labor clashed Tuesday over whether Congress should give President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate a major trade deal.
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Baltimore Police Investigate Suspect's Fatal Spinal Cord Injury

Baltimore Police say they still don't know how a young black man they arrested ended up with a nearly severed spinal cord and eventually died. They're appealing for calm while they investigate.
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Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The Army

In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.
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MLB To Debut 'Statcast' Tracking Technology Tonight

Major League Baseball is ushering in a whole new era of statistics for TV screens during Tuesday night's Nationals vs. Cardinals broadcast. NPR asks sports writers if the new technology is too much.
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In Latest Outbreak Of Bipartisanship, Senate Compromises On Trafficking Bill

Senate negotiators reached a deal Tuesday on an anti-human trafficking bill, which is expected to pave the way for the Senate to finally vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general.
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Correction: Pulitizer Prize Winners

NPR's Melissa Block and Robert Siegel correct an error in an earlier piece that said the Charleston Post-Gazette won the 2015 Public Service Pulitzer. It was actually The Post and Courier.

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