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Sure You Can Track Your Health Data, But Can Your Doctor Use It?

People use wearable gadgets and phone apps to monitor their health — everything from calories consumed to medication taken. But all that data doesn't necessarily translate into better health care.
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Why Ants Handle Traffic Better Than You Do

Ants don't show road rage. In fact, some research shows they rarely get into traffic jams and are able to maintain a steady speed even as their numbers swell. Can physics explain it?
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What Does Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy Look Like To A 5-Year-Old?

Teachers all over the country are finding ways to talk about the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. In one Washington, D.C., classroom, the lessons about race come alive.
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Shots Fired Near Vice President's Delaware Home, Biden Wasn't There

Someone fired multiple gunshots from a vehicle near Vice President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington, Del., Saturday night, according to the U.S. Secret Service.
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U.Va. Ushers In New Year With Updated Rules For Frat Parties

After Rolling Stone reported, then hedged on a story of gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house, U.Va. administrators announced new rules for parties for the upcoming year.
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Broken Promises On Display At Native American Treaties Exhibit

A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.
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Investigation Reveals Rampant Use Of Flashbang Grenades By Police

An investigation by ProPublica reports that says some police use flashbang grenades routinely with little training. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Julia Angwin about how and why this is happening.
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Expect Taxes, Economy To Top Obama's State Of The Union

President Obama will deliver his sixth State of the Union address to Congress and the nation on Tuesday night. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about what to expect.
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Welcome To Whittier, Alaska, A Community Under One Roof

This sleepy town on the west side of Prince William Sound is remote, and hit with brutal winter weather every year. Most of the residents live in a single 14-story building called Begich Towers.
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Delegation Of Congressional Democrats Visits Cuba

The group of four senators and two congressional representatives will meet with members of the Cuban government in hopes of enhancing cooperation between the long-time adversaries.

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