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8:46am

Thu April 16, 2015
Code Switch

How The South Korean Government Made K-pop A Thing

Originally published on Thu April 16, 2015 9:19 am

Sun Hi (Megan Lee), Jodi (Louriza Tronco) and Corki (Erika Tham) star in Make It Pop.
Stephen Scott Nickelodeon

4:52pm

Wed April 15, 2015
The Salt

Street Food No More: Bug Snacks Move To Store Shelves In Thailand

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 6:37 pm

The new line of HiSo edible insects. The fried crickets are on the top row, in order: original flavor, cheese, barbecue, seaweed. The fried silkworm pupae snacks are seen on the bottom row, in the same order of flavors.
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C'mon, who doesn't like bugs in a bag? Crunchy little critters that are good and good for you? Panitan Tongsiri is hoping the answer is: no one.

The 29-year-old Thai entrepreneur is trying to change the way Thais eat insects — OK, the way some Thais eat insects — one bag at a time.

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4:36pm

Wed April 15, 2015
Law

Seattle Police Body Camera Program Highlights Unexpected Issues

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 5:52 pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with the Seattle Police Department's Chief Operating Officer Mike Wagers about the challenges that bodycams and dashcams present to the department. In addition to figuring out how to give the public access to the video evidence, police also have to decide the purpose of the cameras and how much control officers should have over them.

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4:36pm

Wed April 15, 2015
Politics

Sen. Corker Says Congress Didn't Yield On Compromise Iran Bill

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 5:52 pm

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4:36pm

Wed April 15, 2015
National Security

President Obama To Remove Cuba From State-Sponsored Terrorism List

Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 5:52 pm

President Obama intends to take Cuba off of the list of state sponsors of terrorism, and now Congress has a month and a half to decide if it wants to stop the process. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Roberta Jacobson, assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere Affairs, who led the negotiations between the U.S. and Cuba.

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