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A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that a glass of red wine with dinner lowers blood sugar and improves cholesterol among people with diabetes.
Oct. 14, 2015
The party's presidential candidates showed daylight on the issues of gun control and financial regulation.
Oct. 14, 2015
Teachers spend a lot of their own cash on school supplies. But art teachers, with all kinds of special materials, can spend even more.
Oct. 14, 2015
As a young, dedicated fan of the University of Southern California football team, Jake Olson dreamed he would wear the Trojan jersey one day. Cancer took his sight at age 12, but that didn't stop him.
Oct. 14, 2015
Chicago remains baseball's hottest team. The Cubs won the National League Division Series in a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 at Wrigley Field Tuesday night.
Oct. 13, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders foreshadowed a subdued debate. But he and Hillary Clinton had plenty of substantive clashes on issues ranging from Syria to marijuana.
Oct. 13, 2015
NPR is keeping tabs on how long each candidate speaks during Tuesday's first Democratic presidential debate.
Oct. 13, 2015
Stakes are high for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in their first face-off of the campaign, while lower-tier candidates are fighting to stay relevant.
Oct. 13, 2015
Two severely injured Milwaukee policemen successfully argued that Badger Guns was negligent in selling to a "straw buyer" for someone who was underage.
Oct. 13, 2015
Twitter is going after news media that share highlights of U.S. football games without sports organizations' permission. The move shines a spotlight on the notion of fair use of copyrighted content.
Oct. 13, 2015
James is the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious literary award, for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. It's based on a real 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley.
Oct. 13, 2015
The Taliban said in a statement they have achieved all their objectives including seizing the major transportation hub of Kunduz, releasing its fighters from a prison and grabbing tons of weapons.
Oct. 13, 2015
Three years ago, the court struck down mandatory life sentences in cases involving juvenile defendants. Should that ruling be applied retroactively to those sentenced to life long ago?
Oct. 13, 2015
Americans' junk food calories increasingly come from big box and convenience stores rather than traditional grocers, a study finds. And researchers say this trend is a public health concern.
Oct. 13, 2015
Zimbabwe clears Walter Palmer and says the hunt was legal.
Oct. 13, 2015
A study estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Groups want to make it easier for consumers to own similar devices.
Oct. 13, 2015
They're called lesbians and "macho girls." Their teams don't get much financial support from the public sector. But teenagers like Lala and Milena love the sport so much that they keep on kicking.
Oct. 13, 2015
One in three Native American women will be sexually assaulted during her life, and even fewer will actually report the crime, per the Justice Department. Female elders in Wyoming want to change that.
Oct. 13, 2015
Now that California has legalized aid in dying, doctors there need to know what to say to patients. They're getting help from doctors in Oregon, who have been answering these questions for decades.
Oct. 13, 2015
A U.S. appeals court compared the police department's program to periods of discrimination against groups of Americans — such as Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Oct. 13, 2015

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