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Medicare is trying a different approach in one experiment: Some hospice patients will still be able to get treatments aimed at prolonging life.Read More

After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.Read More

The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.Read More

Once again, an unarmed black man has died in a confrontation with police. This time the clash was captured on video. You'd think that might make everything clearer. You'd be wrong.Read More

It's hard not to worry about heart problems when running hard in hot weather. But heat stroke is a far bigger health risk, researchers say. Marathon organizers are trying to make races safer.Read More

A clerk in Concord recently refused to sell liquor to a resident of the nation's capital because state law says licenses from other states can be used to buy booze, and Washington isn't a state.Read More

Firefighters are making good progress on a number of destructive wildfires burning in the West. In Washington, fire crews are hoping to contain the largest fire in that state's history within the next week.Read More

A federal judge struck down the city's ban on carrying handguns in public. The latest ruling follows a Supreme Court decision in 2008 that overturned the city's blanket ban on handgun ownership.Read More

A challenge in getting people to bike in big cities is fear of an accident. So a group of activists started a network of bicycle commuters. This story first aired on Weekends on All Things Considered.Read More

Linda Wertheimer talks with Bloomberg View sportswriter Kavitha Davidson about the NFL's suspension of the Baltimore Ravens running back for assaulting his then-fiancee, now wife.Read More


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