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In His Post-Fed Life, Bernanke Talks Taxes, Trump And Partisan Perceptions

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 04:32

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses the contradictory partisan divide in people's views of the economy, the economy's health and the problem of those left behind by economic change.

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A Lazarus Patient And The Limits Of A Lifesaving Stroke Procedure

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 04:29

About 800,000 people have strokes each year in the U.S. Most are caused by clots that block blood to the brain. In some cases, doctors can remove the clot using a device that looks like a fishing net.

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Yo-Yo Dieting May Pose Serious Risks For Heart Patients

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 04:28

People with heart disease should keep their weight down, but it can be hard to lose weight and keep it off. Now a study shows big fluctuations may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Congress Reaches Deal To Fund Government Through September

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 22:15

With just a few days left until Friday's deadline, members of the House and Senate agreed on a new spending package to keep the government open through September 30th, NPR's Susan Davis confirms.

U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 17:53

Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives

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How Lives On Both Sides Of Border Towns Have Changed Since Trump Took Office

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 17:27

Before next week's Going There in San Diego, titled "Beyond Borders," Michel Martin talks with KPBS Fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero about covering the lives of those living on the U.S.-Mexico border.

ESPN Continues To Struggle As Spectators Cut The Cord On Cable

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 17:27

Bloomberg reporter Max Chafkin talks about the future of ESPN as the network behemoth sees lower profits. This past week the sports media hub let approximately 100 employees go, including big names.

Barbershop: Trump's Contentious, Yet Symbiotic Relationship With The Media

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 17:27

Washington Examiner political columnist Salena Zito, Obama administration communications director Corey Ealons and the National Review's Rich Lowry discuss the weekend's political news.

Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 13:42

Trump had a "very friendly" phone call with Rodrigo Duterte, a leader accused of leading a mass killing of drug addicts in his country who also once called Barack Obama "the son of a whore."

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