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To Stay Energy Efficient As You Age, Keep On Running

People in their 60s who run for exercise use energy as efficiently as much younger people. That wasn't true for older people who walked instead.


In The Hospital, There's No Such Thing As A Lesbian Knee

People in the LGBT community often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. But the problems aren't unique to them. Doesn't everyone want to have a doctor call them by their preferred name?


Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.


London Mayor Boris Johnson Owes IRS Money, Won't Pay

Johnson holds dual U.S.-U.K. citizenship, but hasn't lived in the U.S. since he was 5. He told WAMU's Diane Rehm Show that he had been billed for capital gains on the sale of his first home.


The 2 Things That Rarely Happen After A Medical Mistake

When patients are harmed by a medical error, they rarely are told about it or given an apology, according to a study based on ProPublica's Patient Harm Questionnaire.


Holder Calls For Calm As Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Looms

In a newly released video, Holder has messages for law enforcement agents as well as for those protesting the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


How Can We Find More Time To Be Still?

Pico Iyer says sitting still and reflecting is hard work, but we bring so much more to our experiences and relationships when we make time to think.


Why Would Someone Choose Silence For 17 Years?

For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a silent message of environmental respect. For 17 of those years he didn't speak a word.


How Do Years Of Silence Change Someone?

For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a silent message of environmental responsibility. For 17 years he didn't speak a word.


Why Do We Undervalue Introverts?

In a culture where being social and outgoing are celebrated, it can be difficult to be an introvert. Susan Cain argues introverts bring extraordinary talents to the world, and should be celebrated.


Who's Dreaming Now? Obama Opponents Do A Weapons Check On Immigration

At the Republican Governors Association meeting in Florida, 2016 presidential contenders vied to be the most outraged. But here too, the focus was less on the policy than on the unilateral process.


U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, Slovakia

Four of them are the first Yemeni detainees to be transferred since 2010. There are still 143 men at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.


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    Sacramento’s Capital Stage is staging an adaptation of a literary classic: Leo Tolstoy’s epic novel “Anna Karenina.” CapRadio's Theatre Critic Jeff Hudson says the elaborately-staged show is a feast for the eye and ear.

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    Wonder of wonders, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof! It’s been five decades since the award-winning musical first premiered on Broadway in the fall of 1964.

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