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Arab Entrepreneurs Head To Silicon Valley To Grow Their Ventures

As they seek to scale their businesses to the next level, innovators from the Middle East and North Africa are hacking, pitching to venture capitalists and brainstorming with CEOs.
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The Salad Frontier: Why Astronauts Need To Grow Lettuce In Space

With the help of grow lights and air exchange fans, NASA is growing lettuce on the International Space Station. The scheme could help keep food costs down — and keep astronauts happy tending plants.
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Giving School Nurses Access To Medical Records Improves Care

Students come to the school nurse for help with asthma, epilepsy and other chronic problems. Some health systems are letting school nurses read student medical records to help coordinate care.
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With Concern For Environment, Illinois Bans Microbeads

The tiny, plastic bits are used in consumer products such as skin exfoliants and soap. Environmentalists say when microbeads wash down the drain, they become food to fish and other wildlife.
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Drones Approved: FAA Gives OK To First Commercial Use Over Land

Under a waiver, energy giant BP will use a drone to conduct surveys over large oil fields in Alaska. FAA regulations ban the commercial use of drones in America's skies.
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We Said 'Tie', Listeners Told Us We Were Wrong

On Monday's show, we mentioned a tie in soccer. Listeners let us know it's not a tie, it's a draw. Also, it's not 2 goals to nothing, it's 2 to nil.
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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't Second-Guess Bergdahl Swap

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, will be published on Tuesday.
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Hillary Clinton: I Helped Restore U.S. Leadership In The World

To hear the former secretary of state and once and maybe future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book, Hard Choices, isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.
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More Unaccompanied Minors Moved From Texas To Arizona

Over the weekend, hundreds of children traveling solo across the U.S. border were transferred to a detention center in Nogales, Arizona. David Greene talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Cindy Carcamo.
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Microsoft And Sony Kick Off E3 With Dueling Announcements

Every year, gamers turn their eyes to Los Angeles for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It's the annual video game industry convention.

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