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Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia.
NPR.org | 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In Cixin Liu's 'Supernova Era,' The Children Really Are The Future In this early work from the Hugo Award-winning author, a supernova near Earth kills off everyone over the age of 13 and the remaining kids turn increasingly to violence as they struggle to rebuild.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Opioid Trial: 4 Companies Reach Tentative Settlement With Ohio Counties Four defendants, including the three big U.S. distributors, have struck a deal with Summit and Cuyahoga counties. It doesn't resolve thousands of other lawsuits filed against the firms across the U.S.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After Redistricting, Virginia's House Speaker Faces Tough Re-Election Bid It was ruled that the House speaker's district was racially gerrymandered and needed to be redrawn. Now Republican Kirk Cox faces his first competitive race in 30 years.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kurds Leave Northern Syria As Truce With Turkey Is Set To Expire NPR's Noel King talks to Mona Yacoubian, formerly with the State Department and now with the U.S. Institute of Peace, about the pause in hostilities in northern Syria.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
3 Fresh New Romances For October As the October days shorten, it's a good time to curl up with a romance novel this month, we're featuring stories about people who defy traditional expectations to find their happy-ever-afters.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jovino Santos Neto Trio: Tiny Desk Concert Along with his trio, the pianist, multi-instrumentalist and composer cast a spell over the NPR Music offices in this joyful turn behind the Tiny Desk.
NPR.org | 7 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Which Countries Do Best And Worst At Keeping Big Tobacco Out Of Politics The first-ever Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index points to the creative rules that some nations use and what happens when contact isn't policed.
NPR.org | 7 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Save The .... McDonald's? One Franchise In France Has Become A Social Justice Cause McDonald's employees in Marseille are fighting to save their restaurant. For them, McD's isn't a capitalist giant; it's a vital community anchor in an under-resourced immigrant neighborhood.
NPR.org | 7 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
News Brief: Northern Syria Incursion, Impeachment Inquiry, Opioid Trial The five-day truce between Turkish and Kurdish forces expires Tuesday. The House hears from more witnesses in the impeachment probe. And, a landmark federal opioid trial begins Monday in Cleveland.
NPR.org | 7 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend