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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
Michael Sata, a long-time opposition leader who became president in 2011, was controversial figure in the south African country.
October 29, 2014
Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.
October 29, 2014
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.
October 29, 2014
The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.
October 29, 2014
It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.
October 29, 2014
That's what federal agents did earlier this year to see if gamblers staying in Las Vegas were running a sportsbook operation. Agents lacked evidence for a warrant. Courts are considering the case.
October 29, 2014

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