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After Two Months, The Sun Rises In The Northernmost U.S. Town

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 07:39

The mid-winter sunrise on the Arctic Coast is a sweet sign of hope in the town of Utqiaġvik.

(Image credit: Ravenna Koenig/Alaska's Energy Desk)

Game Brain Science: How Your Super Bowl Team Plays Can Sway What You Eat

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 07:00

For serious fans, it's not just bragging rights on the line: Waistlines are too. Research suggests whether our team wins or loses can alter how we enjoy food, and how much we eat, even the day after.

(Image credit: Leif Parsons for NPR; Source: whologwhy/Flickr)

Most Inmates With Mental Illness Still Wait For Decent Care

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 07:00

Nearly three years after the state of Illinois agreed in a court settlement to revamp mental health care in prisons and provide better treatment, a judge says the care remains "grossly insufficient."

(Image credit: Christine Herman/Illinois Public Media)

Democrats Tap Leader Of 'Resistance' To Trump For Spanish State Of The Union Response

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 07:00

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is the son of immigrants who has sued the Trump administration 45 times over a wide range of issues.

(Image credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Women Who Dare To Bicycle In Pakistan

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 07:00

If boys can ride bikes, "why shouldn't we?" asked Zulekha Dawood. So she organized a group that goes on weekly excursions — despite the disapproval of many men.

(Image credit: Diaa Hadid/NPR)

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