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7:51 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Pakistani Activists Mourn Slain Bookstore Owner

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 9:29 am

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Race
7:51 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Staten Island Candidates Avoid Talk Of Eric Garner Case

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 9:29 am

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The Salt
7:03 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

The government of Peru is partnering with culinary stars — like celebrity chef Gaston Acurio, shown here in his restaurant Astrid & Gaston in Lima in 2014 — to promote Peruvian cuisine around the world.
Ernesto Benavides AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 9:47 am

Danny Kou, the executive chef at La Mar, an upscale Peruvian restaurant in San Francisco, says it's a good time to be him.

Kou moved from Lima to the United States when he was 21. It was 2001, and back then, Peruvian cuisine was still unfamiliar in North America.

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Shots - Health News
5:36 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Would Doctors Be Better If They Didn't Have To Memorize?

Katherine Streeter for NPR

Poor old Dr. Krebs. His painstaking Nobel-winning work on cellular metabolism, called the Krebs cycle, has made him the symbol for what's ailing medical education.

"Why do I need to know this stuff?" medical students ask me.

"How many times have you used the Krebs Cycle lately?" senior doctors jokingly reminisce.

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The Two-Way
5:07 am
Sun April 26, 2015

Powerful Aftershock Jars Kathmandu; Nepal Quake Toll Rises

Rescue team personnel carry an injured person towards a waiting rescue helicopter at Everest Base Camp on Sunday.
Roberto Schmidt AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sun April 26, 2015 9:13 am

Updated at 9 a.m. ET

A magnitude-6.7 aftershock rumbled Kathmandu and sent people running for open ground Sunday morning, a day after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake ravaged Nepal and the region and killed more than 2,100 people.

NPR's Julie McCarthy, reporting from the capital, described the scene on Weekend Edition Sunday:

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