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Writer Elisabeth Rosenthal has worked as a physician and says it's far more lucrative in the U.S. health system to provide a lifetime of treatments than a cure. Her new book is An American Sickness.
April 10, 2017
The idea behind "clean coal" is technology that would capture for reuse most of the carbon dioxide emitted by coal-burning power plants. Entrepreneurs aim to use the same tech to clean natural gas.
April 10, 2017
Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal says that in our current health-care system, it's far more lucrative to provide a lifetime of treatments instead of a cure. Her new book is An American Sickness.
April 10, 2017
Scientists say severe bleaching events have happened three other times in the past 20 years — but never in consecutive years. They fear that prolonged stress could kill the corals.
April 10, 2017
Former CEO John Stumpf "was too slow" to realize the risk of sales practices, the bank's board says. The scandal also brought an $185 million punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
April 10, 2017
The Georgetown, Ky., facility is Toyota's largest plant in the world. Toyota plans to invest $10 billion dollars in the U.S. over the next five years.
April 10, 2017
According to a recent study, having a role model at school who looks like you can have large and long-lasting effects.
April 10, 2017
Races in Georgia and Kansas to replace GOP lawmakers who joined the Trump administration are surprising activists, pundits and both political parties in an unsettled political environment.
April 10, 2017
There are many ways beyond legislative repeal that the Trump administration and congressional Republicans could undo the Affordable Care Act — starting with sewing uncertainty about what's next.
April 10, 2017
Most potential new drugs don't work when tested in people. It's a major disappointment and it drives up the cost of developing new drugs. One big reason is the use animals in medical research.
April 10, 2017
Apple was once considered the most innovative company in the tech sector. But by some accounts, it's being shown up by products from Amazon, Microsoft and now Samsung.
April 10, 2017
Before the sudden-death playoff, Spain's Sergio García trailed Englishman Justin Rose by 2 shots with 6 holes remaining. After Sunday's dramatic finish, it was García who was wearing the green jacket.
April 10, 2017
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., about how concussions have changed the sport, and his driving.
April 9, 2017
Hundreds of churches across the country are taking part in the "new sanctuary movement" by offering refuge to undocumented immigrants to protect them from deportation, but not without obstacles.
April 9, 2017
Former U.S. State Department Under Secretary Nicholas Burns explains the meaning of "deconfliction" and how it relates to the Syrian conflict.
April 9, 2017
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has said the country is at war with al-Shabab, a jihadi group. He has given the group 60 days to surrender in return for education and jobs.
April 9, 2017
What happens to workers when an industry collapses or a new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of people adapting to a changing economy. This week: a former cowboy in the wind industry.
April 9, 2017
At one high school in San Francisco, students speak 18 different languages, and while students can't totally communicate with one another, they're working hard to learn English and other cultures.
April 9, 2017
As Saturday Night Live returns, the cast continues their coverage of the Trump administration, including President Trump's decision to fire 59 tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase.
April 9, 2017
Police say the 39-year-old Uzbek national had been denied residency last year, but evaded authorities tasked with enforcing his deportation. He also expressed sympathy for the Islamic State.
April 9, 2017

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