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A handful of restaurants around the country are giving up on cash. Paying for your meal with a credit card or electronically makes for better and faster service, they say.

Treatment for alcohol problems isn't a one-size-fits-all approach. The NIH has launched an online navigator that can help figure out the scope of the problem and find evidence-based treatment options.

Recent stories of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood inspired black dresses and unexpected guests at the Golden Globes. In the actual awards races, Three Billboards, Ladybird, and Amazon scored.

This past week, John Pace of Germantown, Tenn., made a massive discovery. He found the largest prime number known to humankind. It's more than 23 million digits long.

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has undertaken several efforts to increase the proportion of nonwhite visitors. Director Rand Suffolk tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how they did it.

The Iraqi city of Mosul is now free from ISIS control. Two sisters who attend Mosul University talk about their goals for the future, and the obstacles that remain.

One of NASA's most accomplished astronauts died Friday. He flew in space six times, including a moon landing, and later headed the office that chose crews for space shuttle missions.

Conservative Christians and Mormons vote the same way on many social issues, but religious differences still spur harsh criticisms between the groups.

Conservative Christians are often allied politically with conservative Mormons, especially around social issues, but major theological differences remain between evangelical Christianity and Mormonism.

Alabama and Georgia football is big business in those states. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Eben Novy-Williams, a sports business reporter for Bloomberg, to get a better sense of the numbers.

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