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NPR Topics: U.S.
Just How Big Is The Asia Trade Deal Obama Wants? It's A Beast

The 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama wants to get done account for almost 36 percent of world's economy, which would be by far the largest U.S. trade pact.

As Wells Dry Up, Calif. County Aims To Streamline Solutions For Water
U.S. Citizen Stranded In Yemen Sues State Department
NPR Topics: World
Game For Ancient Grain: Palestinians Find Freekeh Again

The young, roasted form of wheat has been eaten in the Middle East for millennia. But over time many Palestinians replaced it with rice. Now it's becoming a nutritious, native food worthy of pride.

Italy's Berlusconi Discovers Social Media As A Campaign Tool
Canada Cuts Down On Red Tape. Could It Work In The U.S.?
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Italy's Berlusconi Discovers Social Media As A Campaign Tool

Italy holds regional elections on Sunday. Trying to make a comeback is scandal-plagued former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. When he joined Instagram, he posted more than 60 photos his first day.

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As Wells Dry Up, Calif. County Aims To Streamline Solutions For Water

The lack of rain has hit all of California hard but perhaps no place more than Tulare County, an hour south of Fresno. It's home to 60 percent of the residential wells that have gone dry in the state.

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Heavy Rotation: Seinabo Sey's 'Hard Time'

Each month for our series Heavy Rotation, public radio music stations name a favorite song. Carmel Holt of WFUV in New York talks about her choice: the song "Hard Time" by Swedish artist Seinabo Sey.

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U.S. Citizen Stranded In Yemen Sues State Department

Several Yemeni-American men report being stranded temporarily in Yemen after the U.S. seized their passports. They say the government accused them of fraud and forced them to sign false confessions.

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NPR Topics: Politics
Just How Big Is The Asia Trade Deal Obama Wants? It's A Beast

The 12 countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama wants to get done account for almost 36 percent of world's economy, which would be by far the largest U.S. trade pact.

Canada Cuts Down On Red Tape. Could It Work In The U.S.?
Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Measure Preventing Local Fracking Bans
NPR Topics: Economy
Oil Boom Brings Diversity To States Out West

Wyoming has long been one of the whitest states in the country, but over the last few years its black population has more than doubled. African-Americans still make up a tiny percentage of the state's population, but the substantial shift is largely a result of the oil boom of the last few years. But with oil prices so low, layoffs are looming.

FEMA To Allow Superstorm Sandy Victims To Reopen Flood Claims
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