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Episode 780: On Second Thought

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Episode 779: Shrimp Fight Club

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President Trump attends the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, poses with the Saudi and Egyptian leaders, and touches a glowing orb during his May 2017 visit to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Press Agency/AP hide caption

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Episode 775: The Pigweed Killer

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Episode 599: The Invisible Wall

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Episode 774: Unspeakable Trademark

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Episode 773: Slot Flaw Scofflaws

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Episode 772: Small Change

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Episode 771: When India's Cash Disappeared, Part Two

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