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Harry Selker has spent his life trying to come up with better ways to keep people from dying of heart attacks. Now he's intent on figuring out if a simple, cheap medication could be a game changer.
Sept. 23, 2016
The scene plays out under bright sunlight, from a vantage point that's a short distance away from the confrontation between Keith Scott and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers.
Sept. 23, 2016
To stop open defecation, a U.N.-affiliated group takes villagers on a 'walk of shame.' But critics raise questions about the ethics of this approach.
Sept. 23, 2016
Remember the guy who built a special suit to live like a goat? He, too, won an Ig Nobel this year. The prize celebrates eccentric, often amusing research and accomplishments.
Sept. 23, 2016
Warplanes were pounding rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo, and a group of volunteer search-and-rescue workers known as the White Helmets says its centers were targeted by airstrikes.
Sept. 23, 2016
Early voting is set to account for one-third of all votes cast this election. Does your state allow early voting? And how do the campaigns use this data? Find out with our complete guide.
Sept. 23, 2016
Expectations are high for the Democratic nominee, but she needs to come across as authentic and relatable instead of just a policy wonk.
Sept. 23, 2016
The Republican nominee proved adept in the primary debates, but a one-on-one debate could expose weaknesses in policy. And he'll have delicately approach how he debates with the first female nominee.
Sept. 23, 2016
Unidentified coffins are a big problem in Louisiana, especially when they end up floating down flooded city streets.
Sept. 23, 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte has earned many critics for his brutal war on drugs. But in Davao City, where he was mayor for more than 20 years, many say he transformed the city for the better.
Sept. 23, 2016
Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Christian rapper Amisho Baraka, who says that as a black evangelical, he's not comfortable supporting either party's presidential candidate.
Sept. 23, 2016
In the past 50 years, better medical care and healthier habits have greatly reduced the risk of dying young from heart disease. But the obesity epidemic threatens to reverse that happy trend.
Sept. 23, 2016
A surgeon who lied on the witness stand about his partner's skills is haunted by the deception nearly two decades later. Now retired from medicine, the regretful witness is a patient advocate.
Sept. 23, 2016
The move by officials comes as demonstrators spend a third night protesting the killing of a black man by police, and as National Guard troops join city police in maintaining order.
Sept. 22, 2016
Rahm Emanuel promises a "comprehensive solution" for the violence that's killed 500 this year, but neighborhood leaders say his administration is too damaged and his priorities too misplaced.
Sept. 22, 2016
Researchers used a new kind of analysis to make a virtual image of a crumbling ancient scroll from Israel. Biblical scholars were able to read the re-created text, which is from Leviticus.
Sept. 22, 2016
The nation's largest university endowment is underperforming and faces challenges due to churning leadership and a questionable investment strategy.
Sept. 22, 2016
There have been calls for police reforms since 2014, but there are practical limits to how fast a willingness to change can translate into its actually happening.
Sept. 22, 2016
#FindYourPark? Numerous forests, nature reserves and wilderness areas lost their green markings on Google's and Apple's maps, catching forest officials by surprise.
Sept. 22, 2016
Researchers used a new kind of analysis to make a virtual image of a crumbling ancient scroll from Israel. Biblical scholars were able to read the recreated text, which is from Leviticus.
Sept. 22, 2016

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