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A comparison of two memory training methods often used by scientists found that one was twice as good as the other. But neither succeeded in turning people into cognitive superstars.

While Alabama hasn't sent a Democrat to the Senate in 25 years, Doug Jones, a former federal prosecutor, may have an opening because of the the controversial record of his GOP opponent, Roy Moore.

A law in California took effect preventing companies from requiring job applicants to disclose criminal histories. NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with National Employment Law Project attorney Beth Avery.

WLRN's Caitie Switalski reports from the funeral of Sgt. La David T. Johnson. He was the U.S. Army officer who was one of four U.S. troop members killed in Niger earlier this month.

NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George H.W. Bush; Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner; and Danielle Belton, editor-in-chief of The Root.

Spain's prime minister says he's firing the Catalan regional government and forcing elections in six months. Separatists flood Barcelona's streets in protest.

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper healthcare, and bacteria in the water has exposed many people to disease.

About half of the village of Igiugig welcomed the return of 24 men, women and children for burial in their land. It took about two years for the repatriation of the remains to be approved.

A congressional candidate in Florida has said she was taken aboard a spaceship when she was 7 years old. She does not mean at Disney World.

Iowa has a new intervention program for domestic abusers, which aims to develop their emotional awareness. In early studies, the program outperformed traditional classes that address control issues.

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