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To sell your artisanal products in Brooklyn these days, you need a good story. Meet the Timmy Brothers, a fictional Brooklyn pair who have "a thirst for helping people become less thirsty."
Aug. 5, 2015
Researchers say they've figured out how to remove things like chain-link fences, raindrops, and glass reflections from photos.
Aug. 5, 2015
The fragment washed ashore on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean and was taken to France for investigation.
Aug. 5, 2015
As many as 600 people are believed to have been crowded into a fishing boat — including "100 in the hull," a UN official says.
Aug. 5, 2015
What's the secret to long-lasting milk? A complex system of refrigeration called the cold chain. But in some parts of developing countries, the chain doesn't exist, leaving a lot of milk to spoil.
Aug. 5, 2015
Lack of knowledge about the drug, as well as stigma attached to sleeping with men or perceived promiscuity, are major barriers for PrEP treatment. Many also have concerns about costs and side effects.
Aug. 5, 2015
Google recently came under sharp criticism after researchers found a major flaw in Android would let hackers take over smartphones. Now it's launching a new system to protect phones regularly.
Aug. 5, 2015
In a speech today at American University, the president will try to convince the public that the nuclear deal is the best way to handle Iran.
Aug. 5, 2015
More than 280,000 public comments in favor of the proposed pay ratio rule have been submitted to the SEC since the rule was formally proposed in 2013.
Aug. 5, 2015
The headline on the Vatican's official news site makes the point clearly: "Pope: divorced and remarried people not excommunicated."
Aug. 5, 2015
More than 300 people survived, according to local media reports. Just minutes before the crashes, another train had passed safely over the same area.
Aug. 5, 2015
Some people wind up having to pay hospital deductibles on top of other medical deductibles. But those do not apply to outpatient procedures.
Aug. 5, 2015
After its 2014 Advanced Placement U.S. history framework became a target of intense criticism, the College Board did something unusual: It agreed to a re-write.
Aug. 5, 2015
The new bailout plan for Greece calls for a steep sales-tax increase on the Aegean Islands, raising fears it could harm tourism, one of the few sectors that's been doing well.
Aug. 5, 2015
Some 260 million people spend about $10 billion annually at regional theme parks, and attendance is soaring. To attract more thrill-seekers, the parks have been adding bigger, faster rides.
Aug. 5, 2015
Many Syrian refugee children haven't been to school in years. NPR's Deborah Amos visits one school in southern Turkey that serves as a refuge for those lucky enough to attend.
Aug. 5, 2015
Natalia Molchanova took a recreational dive on Sunday, didn't come back up and is feared dead. Free divers hold their breath until they surface for air, instead of using breathing equipment.
Aug. 4, 2015
Donald Trump is on top, followed by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Chris Christie and John Kasich barely make it in, while Rick Perry misses the cutoff for the main debate stage.
Aug. 4, 2015
Corporate sustainability reports help measure firms' ecological footprints. Ford, for example, touts renewable materials in its cars. But some environmentalists say the reports can be misleading.
Aug. 4, 2015
A judge ruled Monday that an Idaho law criminalizing undercover investigations of farms is unconstitutional. Seven states have similar laws, but legal experts say they may not stand much longer.
Aug. 4, 2015

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