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A new study finds evidence of "a gradual escalation of self-serving dishonesty," in which small lies pave the way for larger deceptions.
Oct. 24, 2016
In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. So they teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.
Oct. 24, 2016
More than 35 million eligible voters in the U.S. have a disability. And in the last presidential election, almost a third of disabled voters reported having trouble casting their ballots.
Oct. 24, 2016
Syed's lawyers say he poses no threat of violence or flight. Syed is waiting for a new trial, after a judge agreed that an attorney mishandled his 2000 murder case — the topic of the hit podcast.
Oct. 24, 2016
President Duterte has vowed a more independent foreign policy, raising doubts about longstanding ties with the U.S. "We cannot forever be the little brown brothers," Duterte's foreign secretary said.
Oct. 24, 2016
Gethard tells stories of hitting rock bottom in his new one-man off-Broadway show, which is billed as a comedy about "suicide, depression, alcoholism and all the other funniest parts of life."
Oct. 24, 2016
Oxford University Press will list both William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe as co-authors of the three Henry VI plays in its newest complete edition of Shakespeare's work.
Oct. 24, 2016
French security forces intend to dismantle the squalid camp that, despite its poor living conditions, has housed thousands of people who fled wars or poverty for a better life in Europe.
Oct. 24, 2016
Dennis Ogbe got polio at age 3 in Nigeria. He's gone on to win medals in the Paralympics. And he hopes the battle against polio will be won, despite its reappearance in his homeland.
Oct. 24, 2016
Donald Trump said it put "too much concentration of power in the hands of too few" and Tim Kaine called for "less concentration, especially in the media."
Oct. 24, 2016
Cubans migrants have received preferential treatment for more than a half-century. But as the U.S. and Cuba normalize relations, that policy could change and Cubans are racing to reach U.S. shores.
Oct. 24, 2016
Hayden was a radical anti-war activist in the '60s, and was famously prosecuted in the Chicago Seven conspiracy trial. He later became a politician and always remained an advocate for liberal causes.
Oct. 24, 2016
Even with scandals from Donald Trump and a growing Hillary Clinton lead nationwide, Democrats aren't seeing the wave yet that they need to win back control of the House of Representatives.
Oct. 24, 2016
Teachers in the U.S. flee the profession at rates higher than other developed nations. Often, the reasons have little to do with pay, parents or students.
Oct. 24, 2016
Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic's new editor, tells NPR about the magazine's unexpected endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president and anti-Semitic tweets directed at him and other journalists.
Oct. 24, 2016
When astronomers spot a new planet that's too far away to be seen in detail, they work with artists to depict it. Space artists say they have a lot of freedom, but have to be careful, too.
Oct. 24, 2016
People with serious disabilities and their caregivers often struggle to find dentists who have the ability and desire to take care of their teeth. Cost is another issue.
Oct. 24, 2016
The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska shuts down Monday, 17 years ahead of schedule. It is just the latest U.S. nuclear plant to close because it can't compete with other cheaper energy.
Oct. 24, 2016
Trump visited the site of Pickett's Charge, a failed Confederate assault on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Oct. 23, 2016
France says the unofficial migrant camp on the north coast of the country will be demolished "within days." That means up to 10,000 asylum-seekers are being resettled at centers across France.
Oct. 23, 2016

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