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Light therapy can help treat depression that's part of seasonal affective disorder, but it hasn't worked so well for treating bipolar disorder. It may come down to when people are exposed to light.

The Democratic Senator of Minnesota said in an interview with Minnesota Public Radio News that he will cooperate with the Senate Ethics Committee but will not resign amid the groping allegations.

An area sacred to the Blackfeet tribe could become a national monument in the home state of Donald Trump's secretary of the interior.

Many surgeons prescribe strong pain medicine without knowing how much their patients actually need. A group of doctors says hospitals should be accountable for patients' long-term opioid use.

With the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stepping down, there's a dispute between the outgoing chief and the White House over who will take over as acting director.

Though a quarter of the country is below sea level, the Netherlands has kept itself dry with ingenious water management. A recent innovation: an artificial sand peninsula that keeps the sea at bay.

Though the marshmallow-chocolate-graham cracker treat began a century ago as a coal-miner's snack, it is still made by the same Chattanooga bakery and has since become a cultural icon of the South.

Thousands of Iraqi children lost one or both parents during fighting in Mosul. "They are sad and isolated. Most of the time, they have few friends and they don't trust anyone," says a social worker.

After filmmakers, actors, or musicians are accused of sexual assault or other misdeeds, how should we think about their work? NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Claire Dederer, who considers the question in an essay for The Paris Review: "What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?"

Pope Francis is wading into the controversial Rohingya crisis with his upcoming trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. Among those he will visit is Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been heavily criticized for not denouncing Myanmar's military crackdown on the Muslim minority.

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