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Decision Expected Soon In Florida Golf Course Suit Involving Trump

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:01am

A federal judge will rule on a 2013 lawsuit involving the Trump National golf course in Jupiter, Fla. Trump bought the club in 2012 and has refused to return $6 million to members wanting refunds.

Annual Auto Show Kicks Off In Detroit

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:01am

The 2017 North American International Auto Show opened over the weekend in Detroit. A diverse lineup of new vehicles are vying for attention.

Why Generals Need Congressional Waivers To Become Defense Secretary

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:01am

George Marshall was the last general nominated for defense secretary and he needed a waiver from Congress. We take a look at Marshall's Senate hearing in 1950. Donald Trump's pick also needs a waiver.

What Trump Should Know About North Korea Before He Takes Office

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:01am

Steve Inskeep talks to Joel Wit, senior fellow at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, about how to stop North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

Bears That Inspired 'Adorable' Korean Paralympic Mascot Live In Caged Captivity

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:00am

The 2018 Paralympic mascot is the Asiatic black bear, a symbol of Korean folklore. But behind the caricature, South Korea has a troubled relationship with the bears, farming them for their bile.

(Image credit: Elise Hu/NPR)

Bears That Inspired 'Adorable' Korean Paralympic Mascot Live In Caged Captivity

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 4:00am

The 2018 Paralympic mascot is the Asiatic black bear, a symbol of Korean folklore. But behind the caricature, South Korea has a troubled relationship with the bears, farming them for their bile.

(Image credit: Elise Hu/NPR)

Electronic Health Records May Help Customize Medical Treatments

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 3:59am

Most people's doctors put their health information in an electronic health record. Scientists are mining those records for clues to what treatments work best for individuals.

(Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)

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