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D.C. Triathlon Raises $2.5 Million For Cancer Research

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Thousands of people swam, ran and biked through the heart of D.C., in the country's first and only triathlon to benefit blood-cancer research. The Fourth Annual Nation's Triathlon raised nearly two-and-a-half-million dollars for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Sixteen year-old Jake Silberg credits the non-profit with saving his life.

Rebecca Sheir reports...


Latest LGBT Films Move Beyond 'Coming Out' Narrative

There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.

Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.

Conservatives' Pick For Speaker Might Not Even Be In Congress Much Longer

Florida Rep. Daniel Webster faces a redrawn congressional map that puts his re-election next year in doubt.

Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

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