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    Ric Peralta and his wife Lisa are both able to check Ric's blood sugar levels at any time, using the Dexcom app and an arm patch that measures the levels and sends the information wirelessly. Allison Zaucha for NPR hide caption

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    It's Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies

    Type 1 diabetes can be well managed with insulin if blood sugar is consistently monitored. But insurance rules can make it hard for patients to get the medical supplies their doctors say they need.

    It's Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies

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    Stephen Tilder, the executive chef at Chase Field in Phoenix, holds the SI Cover Dog, a collaboration with a Sports Illustrated reporter. Bridget Dowd/KJZZ hide caption

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    For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

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    This season, baseball stadium chefs have gotten creative with over-the-top hot dogs and brats. At Phoenix's Chase Field, fans can try them topped with everything from tater tots to mac and cheese.

    For Arizona Baseball Fans, A Stadium Bratwurst Meant To 'Blow Their Mind'

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    From 1st Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screen Time Questions

    NPR's Life Kit answers parents' questions about their kids' screen use. Education consultant Ana Homayoun says it's all about empowering your kids to make good decisions when you're not around.

    From 1st Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screen Time Questions

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    Along with pastry chef Jacques Torres, comedian Nicole Byer hosts Nailed It!, a show that celebrates great failures in cake-making. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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    'There Isn't Just One Type Of Black,' Says Comedian Nicole Byer

    The rising comedy star and host of the Emmy-nominated cooking competition Nailed It! has gone to therapy weekly, escaped grief on stage and taught herself to do her own makeup for television.

    'There Isn't Just One Type Of Black,' Says Comedian Nicole Byer

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    In this March 28 photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a campaign rally in Meerut. One of his efforts as prime minister has been to construct millions of toilets to reduce open defecation. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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    Gates Foundation's Humanitarian Award To India's Modi Is Sparking Outrage

    The Indian prime minister is cited for the millions of toilets his government has built in rural India. Activists say his human rights record should disqualify him.

    Smoke was seen billowing from an Aramco facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, after it came under attack on Saturday. Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters hide caption

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    U.S. Satellites Detected Iran Readying Weapons Ahead Of Saudi Strike, Officials Say

    Pentagon officials tell NPR that U.S. intelligence regards the activity as "circumstantial evidence" that Iran launched the strike from its own soil.

    U.S. Satellites Detected Iran Readying Weapons Ahead Of Saudi Strike, Officials Say

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    An employee handles sides of pork on a conveyor at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Mo. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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    USDA Offers Pork Companies A New Inspection Plan, Despite Opposition

    Under new federal rules, pork companies can hire workers to do some tasks currently reserved for federal inspectors in hog slaughterhouses. Critics say it's a move toward privatization.

    USDA Offers Pork Companies A New Inspection Plan, Despite Opposition

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    Richard Stallman, pictured in 2015, resigned from his posts as President of the Free Software Foundation and visiting scientist at MIT's Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence lab. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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    Free Software Pioneer Quits MIT Over His Comments On Epstein Sex Trafficking Case

    "I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations," Richard Stallman wrote on his blog.

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    mxmtoon Leaps From Online To Make Her Debut

    The teen singer-songwriter started secretly uploading music online when she was still in high school. Now, she calls her debut album, the masquerade, "rhyming diary entries to music."

    mxmtoon Leaps From Online To Make Her Debut

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    Illustration from a 19th-century edition of Robinson Crusoe, a novel by Daniel Defoe first published in 1719. It relates the story of Robinson Crusoe, stranded on an island for 28 years and his subsequent fight for survival. Out of desperation, he became a master of innovation, especially at preparing meals. Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty hide caption

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    The Spirit Of Innovation Still Thrives In The Good Old Kitchen Hack

    What would Robinson Crusoe have done with a watermelon cuber? His spirit of ingenuity lives on in the kitchen, as inventive cooks still think beyond the norm of conventional kitchen tools.

    The Justice Department says Edward Snowden, seen here via video feed, breached nondisclosure agreements he signed with the National Security Agency and CIA over the publication of his new book, Permanent Record. Juliet Linderman /AP hide caption

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    Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden, Seeking Profits From His Book

    DOJ lawyers want all of Snowden's profits and royalties from Permanent Record, and all of the publisher's assets related to the memoir, to be placed in a special fund benefiting the U.S. government.

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    We're All Gonna Die! How Fear Of Death Drives Our Behavior

    Death may be inescapable, but we do our best to avoid thinking about it. Psychologist Sheldon Solomon says we're not very successful, though. This week on Hidden Brain, we confront how death anxiety courses through our actions, even when we don't realize it.

    We're All Gonna Die! How Fear Of Death Drives Our Behavior

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    Celia Cruz performs in New York in 1995. That same year, Deborah Paredez saw her at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom. "Cruz opened her mouth, the band lifted their horns and we came together on the dancefloor," she says. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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    Celia Cruz: The Voice Of Experience

    As a true diva, Cruz was of her time and capable of transcending it. Her voice carried lessons in presence and stamina, and her enduring legacy has created a space for feminist interventions in salsa.

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