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Meryl Streep Shines In 'Ricki And The Flash'

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 6:03pm

Diablo Cody and Jonathan Demme offer a lovable portrait of a singer and guitarist in a better-than-average bar band.

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Americans Are On The Hook For Seafood Consumption

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 5:48pm

Nutritionists say the vast majority of Americans don't eat the two recommended servings of seafood a week. What to do about it? Educate people on how to fit more fish in to their diet.

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You Can Stop Gun Violence The Same Way You Stop AIDS or TB

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:55pm

Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin has taken the lessons he's learned fighting TB and HIV/AIDS and applied them to stop the spread of gun violence. Because like those diseases, violence is contagious.

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Ferguson Businesses Struggle To Rebuild Post-Riots

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:51pm

Last year, many businesses in Ferguson, Mo., were looted and vandalized in unrest that gripped the city. Customers are starting to return, but some owners don't feel positive about staying here.

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Melting Matterhorn Glacier Uncovers Remains Of Long-Missing Climbers

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:36pm

The remains of two Japanese climbers reported missing on the iconic Alpine peak in 1970 have been positively identified by Swiss police.

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Netflix's New, Generous Parental Leave Policy Leaves Some Employees Out

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:34pm

Netflix made headlines this week with the announcement. But NPR has found the policy doesn't extend to people who work at Netflix DVD distribution centers.

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Trained By U.S., Syrian Fighters Stumble As They Hit The Battlefield

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:19pm

A few dozen moderate rebels were recently sent into northern Syria. But before they could go on their first mission, several were captured. It's the latest sign of trouble with the program.

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