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What Feds' Push To Share Health Data Means For Patients

ProPublica's Charles Ornstein spoke with Niall Brennan about making health data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services more widely available outside the government.
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Uber, Lyft Vow To Stop Driving In Austin After Voters Keep Regulations

The ride-hailing firms spent millions trying to persuade city voters to reject rules requiring drivers to be fingerprinted. But they lost, and now say they're "pausing" operations in Texas' capital.
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Radio Drama's Leading Man, Still Adventuring

Radio drama is in the midst of a resurgence. And producer Tom Lopez, who's been working from his upstate New York farm since the 1970s, has found a new audience, thanks to the Internet.
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Your Workout Data Might Be Helping Cities Build Safer Streets

As more people bike, cities are working on ways to keep them safe alongside cars. Now, transportation planners are turning to data from apps that cyclists and runners use to track themselves.
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Dalai Lama Backs Digital Venture To Map Emotions

The Dalai Lama describes himself as "a simple Buddhist monk." But he's also invested in a new digital venture that he hopes will make compassion and self-awareness go viral: AtlasOfEmotions.com
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Google Feeds Its AI Engine Formulaic Romance Novels To Improve Emotional Intelligence

Google is trying to sharpen its Artificial Intelligence Engine by feeding it thousands of romance novels.
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Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.
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From Coal To Code: A New Path For Laid-Off Miners In Kentucky

The state's coal industry is shrinking fast; more than 10,000 workers have lost their jobs since 2008. A small firm in eastern Kentucky is turning unemployed coal workers into software developers.
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Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.
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'Captain America' Is Trending In Nigeria But You Might Be Surprised Why

Nigerian netizens are using the hashtag #CaptainAmericaInNigeria as a vehicle for cheeky social and political commentary.

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