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Sweetness And Light

Why Is There An Extra Point In Football, And Do We Need It?

This year, the extra-point line of scrimmage has been moved back to the 15-yard line. Will that make any demonstrable difference in lowering the conversion rate?

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The Salt

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

The aquaculture project would be the same size as New York's Central Park and produce 11 million pounds of yellowtail and sea bass each year. But some people see it as an aquatic "factory farm."

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Hereford, Texas, may have lovely vistas, but it's notably short of mental health care options. Kirk Kittell/Flickr hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties

About 3 million people in Texas don't have a mental health provider in their county. A new loan repayment program may not be enough to lure them to the state's rural areas.

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Code Switch

How Startups Are Using Tech To Mitigate Workplace Bias

The idea that everyone makes automatic, subconscious associations about people is not new. Now some companies are trying to reduce the impact of such biases in the workplace.

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Parallels - World News

An Unanswered Question About Iran's Nuclear Program

Congress plans to address the Iranian nuclear deal this month. One unresolved issue: How much work might Iran have done previously on weaponizing its program?

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Music Interviews

Berta Rojas Proves The Classical Guitar Can 'Sing A Tango'

The accomplished guitarist's new album, History of Tango, takes on a popular Latin-American style not often associated with her instrument.

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