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NPR Topics: U.S.
'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have Penises

A team of international scientists have found four species of insects with reversed sex organs. The females' anatomy may have to do with their need for nutrients that only males produce.

The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium
Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant
NPR Topics: World
Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87
On Russian Call-in Show, Putin Maintains Hard Line Against West
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Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

On the eve of Easter and National Jelly Bean Day, let us probe the mysterious origins and unexpected ascendency of the humble candy. And to celebrate, we've sampled Jelly Belly's newest flavors.

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NPR Programs: All Things Considered
The Ohio Snake Art That's Been Mid-Slither For A Millennium

In another installment of the Spring Break series, Noah Adams visits the Serpent Mound in southern Ohio. It's not a burial site; it's a massive, grass-covered snake effigy, created a millennium ago.

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When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job

Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.

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Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies

The master of magic realism was the region's best-known writer. His novels were filled with miraculous events and characters; love and madness; wars, dreams and death. He died Thursday at 87.

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NPR Topics: Politics
Obama's Favorite County — At Least When It Comes To Giving Speeches

The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.

Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant
Following Enrollment Deadline, Health Care Focus Turns To States
NPR Topics: Economy
Can The Peer Economy Deliver Profits?

Postmates is among a group of app-powered services popping up around the U.S., with a simple promise: deliver food or merchandise in as little as an hour. But can they succeed where Kozmo.com didn't?

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