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Author Says Hitler Was 'Blitzed' On Cocaine And Opiates During The War

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 1:03pm

Author Norman Ohler says that Hitler's drug abuse increased "significantly" from the fall of 1941 until winter of 1944: "Hitler needed those highs to substitute [for] his natural charisma."

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With Tempers Hot, A Gym Turns Off Cable News

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:52pm

An argument over cable news almost turned physical recently at a YMCA in Scranton, Pennsylvania. So now the gym has decided to ban CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

Eating Soy Has Benefits For Breast-Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:50pm

New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried. In fact, for some women, soy consumption was tied to longer life.

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ICE Agents Empowered Under New Immigration Order

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:44pm

Individual ICE agents have always had a certain amount of discretion. The question now is how that discretion will play out under the new administration.

How The Middle East Is Reacting To Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:40pm

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR's Jane Arraf in Iraq about reaction across the region.




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