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Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.
December 07, 2014
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to high- and low-ranked police officers for their views on Ferguson, New York, body cameras, and why they think there's such a divide between police and communities of color.
December 07, 2014
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Emily Renda, who handles sexual misconduct response and prevention at the University of Virginia, about the fallout from the retraction of a Rolling Stone article.
December 07, 2014
For years, the American Red Cross has said that 91 percent of donations go to help victims of disasters. The only problem? It's not true. This story originally aired Dec. 4 on All Things Considered.
December 07, 2014
Many Iranians were upbeat when Hassan Rouhani was elected last year. But much of that optimism has faded due to the nuclear talks that are dragging and a bleak economic outlook.
December 07, 2014
As the nation endures a season of racial tension, NPR's Michel Martin talks about the mission of the black church and whether it remains relevant in the social justice movement.
December 07, 2014
Stephen Hawking has been using the same communication system for more than 20 years — until now. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Horst Haussecker of Intel about the new and faster technology.
December 07, 2014
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Robin Wright, of the Wilson Center, about her recent trip to Gaziantep, Turkey, a city that brings together Syrian rebels, U.S. aid workers, and suspected ISIS militants.
December 07, 2014
Republicans have reason to party in New Orleans this weekend. The GOP picked up a ninth Senate seat in Louisiana's runoff election Saturday — and by a wide margin.
December 07, 2014
As Congress wraps up for the year, it still must pass a federal budget, address immigration and release a torture report. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Mara Liasson about Congress's agenda.
December 07, 2014
Liberians have been through a lot. A long devastating civil war left the nation in a shambles, and now Ebola. But even when things are bad, Liberians like to look good.
December 07, 2014
The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.
December 07, 2014
The storm toppled trees and flooded neighborhoods across a swath of the island nation, but so far appears to have spared the region the deadly destruction of last year's Typhoon Haiyan.
December 07, 2014
Our India correspondent used to say she'd only run if a tiger were chasing her. Now she's a jogger in New Delhi — and finds that many former non-runners are joining her in parks and in races.
December 07, 2014
Industrialized medical care drives up costs and leaves doctors and patients frazzled. Now some doctors are trying a more deliberate and mindful approach to the practice of medicine.
December 07, 2014
The 2,650-mile trail is grueling. But for a few weekends each season, hikers on the stretch near California's Sonora Pass encounter a hiker's dream: fresh fruit, cakes and other goodies for the weary.
December 07, 2014
The Republican congressman pushed out the incumbent senator, boosting the GOP majority in the Senate.
December 06, 2014
In September, 43 students went missing in Mexico; drug gang members confessed to their murder last month. Now, the remains of one student have been identified.
December 06, 2014
The iBill, a new currency reader being offered by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, aims to change how the blind identify different kinds of bills.
December 06, 2014
The Justice Department's new rules would prohibit some agents from using factors such as religion to profile, but the rules-change doesn't apply at airports or along the border.
December 06, 2014

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