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Social Media Can Help Track Tornadoes, But Was That Tweet Real?

Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.
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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Martin O'Malley

The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test

Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.
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Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too

You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.
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5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound.
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Transgender Man Leads 'Men's Health' Cover Model Contest

Aydian Dowling is leading the popular vote by a landslide in the magazine's annual "Ultimate Guy" contest. If he wins the judges' round, he'd be the first trans man ever on the magazine's cover.
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Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan's attack and the media frenzy is just so American.
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Remembering The Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years Later

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center about the bombing and the threat of domestic terrorism today.
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Boston Marathon Bombing Bystander, Injured In Blast, Runs Again

Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.
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Murrah Building Bombing Prompted Oklahoma City's Downtown Revival

Oklahoma City's decaying downtown has changed into a thriving entertainment district over the past 20 years. A former city official says the bombing sharpened the city's desire to revitalize the area.

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