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Parents of young kids pick up their phones an average of almost 70 times a day — often to escape a stressful parenting moment. Here's how to stop using your phone as a pacifier, for you or your kids.
July 21, 2019
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Feelings seem to spread contagiously between friends, partners or groups. Why are we so easily influenced by one another's emotions? A new video from Invisibilia explains what's going on.
July 21, 2019
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Ever since astronaut John Glenn's first bite of applesauce in 1962, eating in space has been a challenge. NPR talks to former NASA food scientists to see how cosmic cuisine has evolved over the years.
July 21, 2019
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The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.
July 20, 2019
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After the president disparaged four congresswomen, some Jewish Americans defend Trump's comments, criticizing the lawmakers as anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. Others are appalled by Trump's remarks.
July 20, 2019
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After a series of pilots, the administration says it will roll out the updated version by December 2020 or early 2021.
July 20, 2019
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Iran took over the British-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and says it and its crew will remain in an Iranian port during a probe of an accident that Iran says led to the seizure.
July 20, 2019
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"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.
July 20, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Tim Hauck of The Peregrine Fund about the hatching of the 1,000th California condor since the late 1980s, when conservation efforts began.
July 20, 2019
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The PetroCaribe program provided fuel to Venezuela's neighbors on long-term credit to spur economic growth. What has happened now that Venezuela is in free fall?
July 20, 2019
The Trump administration issued a new rule requiring migrants to seek protection in another country they travel through before asking for asylum in the U.S.
July 20, 2019
President Trump's Sunday tweets, his doubling down and then his attempt to distance himself dominated the political news cycle.
July 20, 2019
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The Biden plan released this week is an update of the Affordable Care Act with controversial differences. Among them: a "public option" that covers abortion, and subsidized premiums for more people.
July 20, 2019
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The president's reelection campaign is selling reusable and recycled straws in its 2020 online store, because, it says, "Liberal paper straws don't work."
July 19, 2019
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The authors of a new study say dental health is especially bad in low- and middle-income countries — and that Big Sugar works to make sure soda and candy aren't targeted as cavity culprits.
July 19, 2019

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