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Pot Vape Pens, The Crack Cocaine Of Marijuana

Vape pens are the e-cigarettes of the pot world. But marijuana concentrate, which users load into the vape pen, is dangerously potent. (This story originally aired on April 18, 2014.)
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Could You Be Driving A Car With A Recall?

General Motors has recalled more than 15 million cars this year. Alec Gutierrez of Kelley Blue Book tells NPR's Scott Simon what this means if you own a GMC, Chevrolet, Buick or Cadillac.
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If Local Farms Aren't Local Enough, Buy From The Rooftop

Urban farmers are experimenting with growing food right near or even inside the grocery store. But it's not yet clear whether customers will value that degree of freshness over other options.
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Gastrodiplomacy Gives Foreign Chefs A Fresh Take And Taste Of America

The State Department has a new exchange program for culinary professionals. A delegation from the Middle East and Africa recently discovered there's more to American cuisine than fast food.
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Shooting Rampage Near UC Santa Barbara Leaves 7 Dead

Several others were wounded in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a University of California, Santa Barbara, student community. The shooter and six victims were killed.
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Putin Says He'll Respect Ukraine Vote But U.S. Is Skeptical

The White House and State Department have called on the Russian leader to use his influence to stop separatists from disrupting Sunday's election.
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Court Orders Conyers Back On Ballot

Rep. John Conyers got off to a good start on his holiday weekend with a federal court's decision preventing Michigan officials from throwing him off the primary ballot.
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A Year On, What's Changed (And What Hasn't) On Drone Oversight

A year ago, President Obama defended using drones to target terrorism suspects overseas and offered a rationale for reining in the program. Where do things stand on efforts to impose constraints?
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'The Atlantic's' Ta-Nehisi Coates Builds 'A Case For Reparations'

The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates describes how the legacy of slavery extends to geographical and governmental policies in America and calls for a "collective introspection" on reparations.
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NTSB Raises New Concerns About Dreamliner's Lithium Ion Battery

The National Transportation Safety Board calls on the FAA to take another look at the safety of the battery used in its Dreamliners.

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