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Tomato Truce: U.S. And Mexico Strike A Deal On Imports The U.S. agreed to lift tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn that stepped-up inspections could still create bottlenecks, limiting supplies and raising produce prices.
NPR.org | 1 hour, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Teen Gets Life Sentence For Killing Police Officer In Baltimore County Dawnta Harris was 16 when the stolen Jeep he was driving ran over Baltimore County officer Amy Caprio, 29, in the spring of 2018. Harris will be able to seek parole.
NPR.org | 1 hour, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Federal Budget Deficit Is Getting Bigger As Spending Grows The deficit is expected to swell to $960 billion this year and average $1.2 trillion in each of the next 10 years, according to congressional budget forecasters. They also expect the economy to slow.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Outlook Uncertain On Gun Policy As Trump Signals Openness With NRA In His Ear Trump and the White House aren't closing the door to new background checks for gun buyers or other shifts in policy but it isn't clear how close they'll ever get to Democrats' proposals.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Poll: Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Says Pain Often Interferes With Daily Life How do Americans experience and cope with pain that makes everyday life harder? We asked in the latest NPR-IBM Watson Health Poll.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Naked And Unafraid: 6 Wild Facts About Naked Mole Rats Picture a hairless, wrinkly rodent about the size of a small sweet potato kinda cool, kinda weird. They also are extraordinarily long-lived. Researchers are lining up to study their secrets.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren't always a good model for human diseases.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pianist Fred Hersch Scales Up The Intimacy On 'Begin Again' Hersch often works in small settings, either as a piano soloist, or in a duo or trio. But he amplifies his message on his latest album by teaming up with Germany's WDR Big Band.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Brittany Runs A Marathon' Is Formulaic, But Victorious At The Finish Line The underdog comedy, which centers on a hard-partying woman who signs up for the New York City Marathon, proves that even a predictable plot can be hard to resist if it's well executed.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In The Brisk Horror-Comedy 'Ready Or Not,' Bluebloods Are Out For Blood The film, about a wealthy clan who play a deadly game of hide-and-seek with a young woman (the fantastic Samara Weaving) marrying into the family, is fast, fun and not for the squeamish.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend