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The nation's aging pipes and water mains are springing expensive leaks, wasting more than 2 trillion gallons of drinking water nationally and 22 billion gallons in the Chicago area alone.
October 29, 2014
Staten Islander Stephen Drimalas barely survived Hurricane Sandy. Now he and several Staten Islanders will sell their oceanfront homes to the state, which hopes to get people out of flood prone areas.
October 29, 2014
The Mexican tradition celebrates the dead and welcomes their return to the land of the living once a year. Enticing them to make the trip is where the food, drink and musical offerings come in.
October 29, 2014
Colleges are under pressure to revamp how they handle sexual assault cases. So some schools, rather than trying to train administrators to act like prosecutors, are outsourcing the job to real ones.
October 29, 2014
The country borders Liberia and Guinea, but so far Ebola hasn't arrived. Maybe it's because of the French heritage. When the authorities tell people what to do to keep the virus out, they listen.
October 29, 2014
Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.
October 29, 2014
The links between tanning beds and skin cancer are well known, but a survey of the top colleges and universities in the U.S. shows that many allow tanning beds on campus.
October 29, 2014
Spontaneous gene mutations, not ones inherited from parents, increase a child's risk of autism, scientists say. By comparing genes within families they've identified more than 100 suspects.
October 29, 2014
NK-33 engines, originally destined for a Soviet-era Moon shot that never got off the ground and later used in the Antares, are suspect, some scientists say.
October 29, 2014
The Fed has been buying up bonds by the billions since the financial crisis started in 2008. Today, it affirmed that it was going ahead with plans to end its third round of stimulus.
October 29, 2014
A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats — or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing? Experts debate income inequality for Intelligence Squared U.S.
October 29, 2014
Morning Edition Host David Greene recently returned from a reporting trip to Crimea and responds to questions on Reddit about how the Black Sea peninsula has changed since it was seized by Russia.
October 29, 2014
Ten of the 14 Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa have survived. We asked specialists: What made the difference?
October 29, 2014
Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.
October 29, 2014
Fright Night is not just for kids anymore. Never really was.
October 29, 2014
It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?
October 29, 2014
The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
October 29, 2014
At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.
October 29, 2014
Patients are often sent for rehabilitation after surgery. But starting those exercise and healthy eating programs before the surgery might help even more. It's not rehab, it's "prehab."
October 29, 2014
Syrian rebels and Iraqi peshmerga fighters have been allowed to use Turkish territory to enter the fight against militants of the self-declared Islamic State.
October 29, 2014

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