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Nov. 17, 2015
A decrease in PSA testing came after controversial recommendation against routine screening. As a result, many fewer cases of the most common cancer to hit men are being diagnosed, research finds.
Nov. 17, 2015
In an interview with Morning Edition, the Republican senator criticized the administration's strategy against ISIS, following the president's remarks Monday.
Nov. 17, 2015
The insurer is rolling out a specialized gold-level plan geared to people with diabetes. Aetna says it's aiming to keep down the cost for diabetes care. But it's unclear if the plans are a good buy.
Nov. 17, 2015
China is infamous for innovative scams. The latest? Grave robbers ransacked a cemetery in Henan province in central China last week and held the ashes of the deceased hostage.
Nov. 17, 2015
Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans about the actor's announcement that he is HIV-positive. Sheen said he has paid millions to keep his health issue a secret for years.
Nov. 17, 2015
In comments after a meeting of the G-20, Putin implied that Russia's isolation from the West was nearing an end. He said the fight against terrorism had to be undertaken by a coalition.
Nov. 17, 2015
Police are still on the hunt for an eighth suspect. Belgium cancelled a football match and raised its security alert. Meanwhile, Secretary John Kerry met with French President François Hollande.
Nov. 17, 2015
One new teacher in 10 will quit by the end of the first year. One teacher coined a phrase that explains why: Dark, Evil Vortex of Late September, October, and November. DEVOLSON.
Nov. 17, 2015
Lydia Smith, 87, is one of the 2.6 million women aged 65 and over living at or below the poverty line. Older women are more than twice as likely as men to live in poverty.
Nov. 17, 2015
An effort to reduce waiting times, which can stretch beyond 18 months while refugee applications are being processed, is probably on hold.
Nov. 17, 2015
All 224 passengers and crew were killed in last month's plane crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Nov. 17, 2015
Big events like the terror attacks always lead to several incorrect headlines.
Nov. 16, 2015
Many people were moved last week by an online comic on a site called "The Oatmeal." It was illustrated and written by Matthew Inman and tells the story of a heroic rescue after a plane crash in 1947.
Nov. 16, 2015
Yazidis and Kurds have retaken the Iraqi town of Sinjar, which fell to ISIS last year. Yazidis, who have been brutally targeted by ISIS, now warn of dire consequences for those in ISIS-held villages.
Nov. 16, 2015
The Columbine shootings taught police to get in quickly and disrupt the attack. Multi-site attacks like Paris and Mumbai require a step back, to get the wider picture and best use of resources.
Nov. 16, 2015
The ship sank near the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin last month. The wreckage has been searched by a remotely operated vehicle, but there's no sign of the device that recorded the ship's movements.
Nov. 16, 2015
Security officials say the Paris attacks are an example why law enforcement needs to access encrypted data. Privacy advocates and the tech industry say such "back doors" are not the best solution.
Nov. 16, 2015
People who drank three to five cups of coffee per day had a lower risk of premature death than those who didn't drink, a new study finds. Decaf seems to have the same benefit.
Nov. 16, 2015
American politics are more divided than at any time in modern history — and that rift is as wide as it gets when it comes to foreign policy, something made very clear after the Paris attacks.
Nov. 16, 2015

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