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The U.S. Can't Really Know If Farmers Are Cutting Back On Antibiotics, GAO Says - New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:20:22 -0400

Can Arianna Huffington Save Uber? - While Uber wades through crisis after crisis, the sole woman on its board, Arianna Huffington, is emerging as chief of culture change.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:04:00 -0400

GOP Resurrects A Bill From 2003 To Help Small Firms Buy Health Insurance - House Speaker Paul Ryan supports a bill that would allow "association health plans" to be sold nationally to small businesses. But critics say such plans tend to be skimpy and not well-regulated.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:00:15 -0400

This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across US, Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks - while much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased scrutiny.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:01:15 -0400

State Department Set To Certify Keystone XL Pipeline Is In National Interest - The decision, confirmed to NPR by a U.S. official, will set the stage for President Trump to reverse a decision by then-President Barack Obama to reject the project.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:52:00 -0400

GSA Says Trump D.C. Hotel Lease Is Valid, Despite Ban On Elected Officials - The General Services Administration says while the contract bars elected officials, the Trump Organization may lease the Old Post Office because President Trump moved his businesses into a trust.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:10:00 -0400

Obama: 'America Is Stronger Because Of The Affordable Care Act' - The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:43:00 -0400

The Reality Show No One Was Watching - Participants in the British show Eden spent a year in the remote Scottish highlands, living off their will and wits with cameras rolling. The only problem? No episodes have aired since August.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:40:00 -0400

A Poem From A Syrian Psychiatrist: 'Cloud-Cafe' - Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:32:33 -0400

Who Will Listen To The Suffering Syrians? - The conflict has created chronic mental pain in a country with few mental health specialists. Dr. Hassum Jefee-Bahloul, a Syrian psychiatrist who now lives in the U.S., has a plan to help.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0400

Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria - The U.S. considers deploying hundreds more American troops to Syria in the final phase of the war against ISIS — one that could reshape borders and relationships in the Middle East.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:06:00 -0400

After 'Bizarre' Moves, What's Next For Fractured House Intel Committee? - The chairman discussed evidence with the president without sharing it with the committee. The top Democrat on the committee says that's "disturbing," and the rift between them is raising eyebrows.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:08:00 -0400

Cancer Is Partly Caused By Bad Luck, Study Finds - Researchers have long known behavior, environment and genetics play a role in cancer. A study in Science finds luck is also a major factor. Nearly two-thirds of cancer mutations arise randomly.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:00:00 -0400

Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School - When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:00 -0400

Trump Ultimatum For House GOP: Vote On Health Bill Or Affordable Care Act Stands - The message delivered by Budget Director Mick Mulvaney came after a vote was delayed. House Speaker Paul Ryan came out of the GOP conference Thursday night and said they would proceed on Friday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:37:00 -0400

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