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Sunday's Academy Awards Ceremony Was The First Of The #MeToo Era

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

Rachel Martin talks to Ronan Farrow, a contributing writer for "The New Yorker," about the 90th Academy Awards and the #MeToo movement.

USS Carl Vinson Will Spend The Next Few Days In Da Nang, Vietnam

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

The U.S. aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is in Vietnam. It is the first U.S. carrier visit since the end of the Vietnam War, and comes at a time of increasing tension between the U.S. and China, and among China and some of its neighbors — including Vietnam.

Preliminary Results: Italy's Center-Right Coalition Leads After Election

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

Italians went to the polls Sunday after a campaign that featured violent clashes between fascists and anti-fascists in several cities. Immigration dominated the debate, as it has elsewhere in Europe.

This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Pre-Diabetes With A Digital Program

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:01am

People with pre-diabetes like a Washington state chef reversed the diagnosis using a digital program that harnesses the power of wearable devices, data, education, e-coaching and peer support.

(Image credit: Katherine Streeter for NPR)

Like It Or Not, Personal Health Technology Is Getting Smarter

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:00am

Tech evangelists say consumer electronics that sense, stream and interpret vital signs will lead to better health and lower costs. But skeptics say reliability and privacy issues still loom.

(Image credit: martin-dm/Getty Images)

South Korean Delegation Arrives In Pyongyang For Talks With North Korea

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 3:59am

South Korea has sent a diplomatic delegation to North Korea. This is the latest effort to continue a dialogue between the two Koreas following the Winter Olympics.

(Image credit: Jung Yeon-je/AP)

A Nation With Some Of The World's Highest Mountains Is Finally Starting To Ski

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:00am

Despite Nepal's wealth of mountains, downhill skiing is not a popular sport. It's expensive and there's a lack of infrastructure for it. But enthusiasts are encouraging young people to try the sport.

(Image credit: Danielle Preiss for NPR)

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