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A Girl Ages From 0 To 14 Years Old, In 4 Minutes

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 11:06am

Lotte turned 14 in October; that led her father, Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester, to make a new "time lapse edit" of the images he has collected since her birth.

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Early Afghan Election Results Set Candidates Posturing

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 8:51am

Though the sample of results released Sunday is based on less than 7 percent of the total vote, analysts say a runoff is likely.

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In Jordan Spieth, Golf World Looks For Its Next Tiger — Again

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 7:51am

Even Tiger Woods didn't make the cut at the Masters when he was 20, but Jordan Spieth was tied for the lead with Bubba Watson at 5 under par going into Sunday's final round.

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Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled In Colorado

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 7:38am

You may be picturing a vending machine on a sidewalk, ready to dispense pot brownies to anyone with correct change. That's not quite what the backers of the machine have in mind.

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Boston Finds That Quality Preschool Is Worth The Effort

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 7:32am

Policymakers are weighing the costs and benefits of universal preschool, trying to determine what works in the classroom. One of the places they're looking is Boston.

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Frustrated With Congress, IMF Heads Leave D.C. With Budding Idea

NPR Top Stories - April 13, 2014 - 6:20am

The U.S., the IMF's most powerful member, has refused to sign off on reforms. On Saturday, global leaders suggested the IMF would turn to other options if Congress doesn't act by year's end.

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