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The Black Market For Stolen Health Care Data

The U.S. is moving to digitize health care with electronic medical records, Web portals and mobile apps. But as medical data goes online, it is becoming a hot commodity for hackers.
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Finding A 'Radio That Is Just A Radio' In The Digital Age

World Radio Day was created to celebrate the medium's ability to reach all corners of the globe, due to its affordability and portability. But how common are radios that still fit that description?
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A Texas Community Takes On Racial Tensions Once Hidden Under The Surface

People move to Austin's Mueller neighborhood to become part of a progressive community. But some black residents say they haven't always felt welcome — so Mueller decided to do something about it.
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Chapel Hill Shooting Victims Were 'Radiant,' Teacher Says

One of the young students killed in Tuesday's shooting in Chapel Hill, N.C., Yusor Abu-Salha, spoke to StoryCorps last year with her former third-grade teacher.
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Can A Computer Change The Essence Of Who You Are?

The latest episode of NPR's Invisibilia takes us online. Some people think interacting with these machines is changing us all — for better and worse.
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Montana Man Sentenced To 70 Years For Shooting Unarmed Intruder

Markus Kaarma argued self-defense after shooting an unarmed German high school exchange student in his garage. But the judge ruled that Kaarma wasn't protecting his home, he "went hunting."
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Ruling May Force Ala. Probate Judges To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a probate judge in Mobile must issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
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Brian Williams Case Raises Fundamental Questions About An Anchor's Role

Two former network news chiefs reflect on the crisis facing NBC over the scandal involving suspended anchor Brian Willliams and question the fundamental role anchors play.
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Obama's Plan To Tax Overseas Earnings Draws Scrutiny

American firms have about $2 trillion in overseas accounts — money they could be using to hire workers and pay dividends in the U.S. The president wants to encourage them to bring that money home.
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With Porches And Parks, A Texas Community Aims For Urban Utopia

Austin's Mueller neighborhood is a new-urbanist dream, designed to be convivial, walkable and energy-efficient. Every house has a porch or stoop, and all the cars are hidden away.

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