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In House Majority Leader's Home District, Many Depend On Health Law He Wants To Scrap

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 5:00am

Some constituents of Rep. Kevin McCarthy who favor the law, or rely on it, see a conflict between his stated goals as a national leader and the needs of so many people in his home district.

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 4:52am

A panel of public-radio DJs recommends music for the end of your 2016 — including songs from Third Root, Regina Spektor and Sylvan Esso.

After A Sour Decade, Florida Citrus May Be Near A Comeback

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 4:50am

Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.

Women Astronomers Shine In 'The Glass Universe'

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 4:47am

Dava Sobel's new book is a history of the unheralded women — called computers, rather than astronomers — who worked at the Harvard College Observatory, studying, cataloging and classifying stars.

Einstein's Age Of Extremism

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 3:38am

Albert Einstein, a Jewish intellectual, represented a spirit of liberalism and rational inquiry opposite of what the new German state insisted was right in 1933, says guest blogger David Bodanis.

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