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AT&T positions itself as the future competitor to cable, promising an era of experimentation and innovation. But consumer advocates raise a raft of concerns. Regulators will weigh both sides.
Oct. 25, 2016
There's no question bed sharing increases the risk of sudden death, pediatricians say. New guidelines are aimed at reducing that risk as much as possible in the first year of a child's life.
Oct. 25, 2016
Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
Oct. 25, 2016
Four adults died on a water ride at Dreamworld Amusement Park in Queensland. The attraction — "Thunder River Rapids" — was reportedly a fairly mild ride.
Oct. 25, 2016
Most of the victims are young police cadets, NPR's Philip Reeves report. Gunmen stormed a dormitory at night, opened fire and detonated suicide vests. More than 100 people were injured in the attack.
Oct. 25, 2016
The corpse flower is a botanical rock star — prized by botanic gardens around the globe. In a new video, NPR's Skunk Bear explores the biology of the stinky giant, which thrives by playing dead.
Oct. 25, 2016
Lipton is ubiquitous these days, just about synonymous with industrial Big Tea. So you might be surprised that once upon a time, Lipton was known as the "farm to table" of the tea world.
Oct. 25, 2016
Remembering William Bowen, a former president of Princeton University and an important scholar of higher education, who died last week.
Oct. 25, 2016
Nearly half of American adults have been entered into law enforcement facial recognition databases, a new report shows. But problems with the accuracy of the technology could affect innocent people.
Oct. 25, 2016
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing shot and killed Sam DuBose in July 2015. Unlike some other shootings involving police, Tensing was quickly indicted for murder.
Oct. 25, 2016
In Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province, gunmen stormed a police training center late Monday and detonated explosive vests — killing at least 48 police trainees, authorities said.
Oct. 24, 2016
On the inaugural nightly Facebook Live from Trump Tower, the GOP nominee's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said "unequivocally" that Trump will win even as he badly trails Hillary Clinton in polls.
Oct. 24, 2016
Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.
Oct. 24, 2016
While campaigning in Florida on Monday, the Republican presidential candidate accused the media of counting too many Democrats in their polls. Let's take a look at the numbers.
Oct. 24, 2016
The progressive heroine and Massachusetts senator amped up a crowd before Hillary Clinton spoke in New Hampshire on Monday.
Oct. 24, 2016
Colonoscopy has long been the gold standard for colon cancer screening. Now gastroenterologists say the quick, inexpensive, noninvasive FIT test is a good option for people not willing to go there.
Oct. 24, 2016
IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Oct. 24, 2016
The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.
Oct. 24, 2016
She was once viewed as a rising star within the Democratic Party. In August, she was convicted on multiple counts after she leaked grand jury information about a rival, then lied about it under oath.
Oct. 24, 2016
Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months of their lives, and ideally, the entire first year. That's a key recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Oct. 24, 2016

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