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California Aims To Get Past The Yuck Factor Of Recycled Wastewater

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With the potential of another drought looming, California is looking at recycled wastewater as a source for drinking. Recycled water is California's single largest source of new water supplies.

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Critics Raise Questions About Donald Trump Jr.'s Visit To India

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While in India, Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to give a foreign policy speech in front of prominent politicians, after promoting his family's real estate projects across the country.

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Delving Into What Kind Of Person Carries Out Mass Shootings

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Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. William Reid, who's spent time with the man who killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. He explains the extent to which mass shooters share personality traits.

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Despite Obstacles, A Yazidi Woman Is Determined To Change Her Life

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In Iraq, it's not easy trying to navigate life as a young woman — particularly when your culture doesn't give girls many choices. Add war and poverty on top of that and it's even harder.

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Distracted Employees Ram Into Glass Doors At Apple's New Campus

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Workers are moving into a new circular building with a lot of glass doors. Some employees who walk while looking down at their phones have been ramming into the doors, according to reports.

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Florida Student Calls For Stricter Gun Laws, Writes Op-Ed

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Christine Yared, 15, a freshman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School over the weekend wrote a an opinion piece for The New York Times: "Don't Let My Classmates' Deaths Be In Vain."

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Guantanamo's Near-Empty Lockups Have Been Readied For More Prisoners

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The U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is ready to accept more captives who may be sent there under President Trump's newly signed order to keep the prison open.

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Hidden Brain: A Study Of Airline Delays

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Flight delays and late arrivals have gone down since 1990. At the same time, airlines have increased scheduled flight times because flights are taking longer, and more time is spent taxiing.

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Man In Mumbai Sets Record For Drinking A Bottle Of Ketchup

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Dinesh Shivnath consumed an entire bottle of ketchup in just over 75 seconds, and coughed uncontrollably when he was done. In an earlier challenge, he ate 73 grapes in a minute.

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Morning News Brief

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A spokesman says President Trump is open to improving the background-checks system for gun purchases. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School remains closed after last week's deadly shooting.

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'New York Magazine': Do You Believe Anita Hill Now?

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Steve Inskeep talks to Jill Abramson, who writes in New York Magazine about the long-standing sexual harassment allegations against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Jimmy Buffett Preview, TV Viewership Is Down For Olympics

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There was a preview Monday night of the Jimmy Buffett show on Broadway. And, NBC has seen a big dip in the audience tuning in to prime time TV broadcasts. Streaming numbers are up from 4 years ago.

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Should FBI Director Wray Resign Over Missed Warnings In Florida Shooting?

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President Trump says the FBI failed to prevent the Florida school shooting because it's fixated on its Russia probe. David Greene talks to former FBI agent Clinton Watts who says they are not related.

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Speedskating Primer: Long Track Vs. Short Track

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When it comes to speedskating, South Koreans love short track. The Dutch are masters of long track. Two previous Olympic medalists talk about the thrill and pain of speedskating.

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The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

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The titans of Silicon Valley have a grand vision of the future. But they have a tendency to miss the downside of their inventions — think cybercrime and online harassment.

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