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Researchers do not know what causes people with the condition now known as ME/CFS to suffer debilitating exhaustion and other symptoms that make many everyday activities all but impossible.
May 1, 2017
Nearly 3 million students take their Advanced Placement exams in the coming weeks. There's very little independent research on the benefits of these courses.
May 1, 2017
People with heart disease should keep their weight down, but it can be hard to lose weight and keep it off. Now a study shows big fluctuations may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
May 1, 2017
About 800,000 people have strokes each year in the U.S. Most are caused by clots that block blood to the brain. In some cases, doctors can remove the clot using a device that looks like a fishing net.
May 1, 2017
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses the contradictory partisan divide in people's views of the economy, the economy's health and the problem of those left behind by economic change.
May 1, 2017
The Top Chef judge, restaurateur and hunger advocate says many of our nation's problems are related to food, and one the biggest ways to address this is to make meals more nutritious and accessible.
May 1, 2017
The industry has been in decline for years, partly because burning coal creates CO2 and warms the atmosphere. But there's a way to capture it — which has drawn praise from traditional enemies.
May 1, 2017
Monday's protests for worker rights around the country are expected to draw larger than usual crowds this year due to President Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration.
May 1, 2017
With just a few days left until Friday's deadline, members of the House and Senate agreed on a new spending package to keep the government open through September 30th, NPR's Susan Davis confirms.
April 30, 2017
Washington Examiner political columnist Salena Zito, Obama administration communications director Corey Ealons and the National Review's Rich Lowry discuss the weekend's political news.
April 30, 2017
Bloomberg reporter Max Chafkin talks about the future of ESPN as the network behemoth sees lower profits. This past week the sports media hub let approximately 100 employees go, including big names.
April 30, 2017
Before next week's Going There in San Diego, titled "Beyond Borders," Michel Martin talks with KPBS Fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero about covering the lives of those living on the U.S.-Mexico border.
April 30, 2017
Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives
April 30, 2017
Trump had a "very friendly" phone call with Rodrigo Duterte, a leader accused of leading a mass killing of drug addicts in his country who also once called Barack Obama "the son of a whore."
April 30, 2017
Some 350 years ago, Milton's epic chronicled the Fall of Man, wrought by the red fruit. Except that it might've been a fig or peach or pear. An ancient Roman made a pun – and the apple myth was born.
April 30, 2017
As President Donald Trump crosses the 100-day marker this weekend, photographer Gabriella Demczuk explores some of the major events that have transpired in the White House and on Capitol Hill.
April 30, 2017
Months behind the rest of the country, spring is advancing across Alaska. And a contest that has residents guess the date of river ice breakup is showing a trend toward earlier and earlier melt.
April 30, 2017
A researcher found that some of them don't want to be "rescued." And that in one community, sex work is a traditional occupation for married women.
April 30, 2017
Four years after the deadliest garment factory disaster, a new report by Human Rights Watch finds that many global apparel companies have not signed a transparency pledge regarding its supply chains.
April 30, 2017
How angry or happy were President Trump's tweets during his first 100 days? This last week was not a particularly positive one, according to a sentiment analysis.
April 30, 2017

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