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Pentagon Report Says Airstrike On Afghan Hospital Wasn't A War Crime

NPR Top Stories - April 29, 2016 - 11:47am

The Pentagon's investigation says none of the military personnel involved knew they were attacking a hospital. It says the assault, which killed dozens of people, was caused by a series of errors.

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Cracker Jack's Prize In The Box Will Now Be Digitized

NPR Top Stories - April 29, 2016 - 10:43am

Frito-Lay is upending its tradition of including a physical prize with the peanut-and-popcorn treat. Now you'll get a QR code to scan for "mobile digital experiences." Cracker Jack fans aren't amused.

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When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

NPR Top Stories - April 29, 2016 - 10:36am

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.

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West Wing Fans: 'C.J. Cregg' Returns To The White House Briefing Room

NPR Top Stories - April 29, 2016 - 10:26am

Actress Allison Janney, who played the White House press secretary in the NBC drama, made a surprise appearance during the daily press briefing to talk about opioid addiction.

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