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The Origins Of The Domesticated Chili Pepper

Apr 17, 2014 (Morning Edition) — The domesticated chili pepper is the mostly grown spice crop in the world. A team of researchers at the University of California Davis has discovered the origin of that pepper. David Greene and Kelly McEvers report.

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Spring Breakers Who Want Snow And Thrills Ski Tuckerman's Ravine

Apr 17, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Tuckerman's Ravine is one of the most storied backcountry ski slopes in America. Since the 1930s, the bowl of the ravine has been mobbed by skiers. On a clear weekend day, as many as 3,000 people will make the three mile trek up the side of New Hampshire's Mount Washington to the snowfields, defying steep terrain and the threat of avalanches.

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Hundreds Still Missing After South Korean Ferry Capsizes

Apr 17, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Strong currents, rain and bad visibility are hampering rescuers in the search for more than 200 passengers still missing after a ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea.

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Does Business Innovation Depend On A CEO's Age?

Apr 17, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Does having younger managers really mean a company is more innovative? An analysis of innovation at private companies in the United States and across the world finds an inverse relationship correlation between disruptive innovation and the age of managers at those companies.

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Brazil Has A Lot Riding On Its World Cup Team's Outcome

Apr 17, 2014 (Morning Edition) — Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche in way that wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms -- including political. The nation is gearing up to host the World Cup. But what happens if Brazil -- the most successful national football team in the history of the games -- loses?

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