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The Two-Way - News Blog

Police Identify Suspect In Deadly Westminster Attack

British-born Khalid Masood, 52, was once investigated "in relation to concerns about violent extremism," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

Shots - Health News

The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide, or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason why, two economists say.

The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

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Workers attempt to salvage the sunken Sewol ferry in waters off the island of Jindo, South Korea. The Sewol sank in April 2014, killing more than 300 people. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

South Korea Tries To Raise Sewol Ferry Nearly 3 Years After Deadly Sinking

More than 300 people perished in the disaster, mostly high school students on a field trip. Investigators hope to better understand why the ship sank once the Sewol is raised and put in dry dock.

One client receives food from Meals on Wheels. Most of the federal money for the program comes through the Older Americans Act. That's part of the Department of Health and Human Services budget, which is slated for a cut of nearly 18 percent. Courtesy of Meals on Wheels America hide caption

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The Salt

Food Is Just One Serving Of What Meals On Wheels Gives Seniors

The service delivers meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities and could be facing big cuts in the Trump budget. Studies show the program improves health and saves money.

Roman Nasirov (left, in orange), the suspended head of Ukraine's tax service, lies inside the defendant's cage during his court hearing in Kiev on March 5. He was first detained in a hospital, claiming illness. Nasirov is accused in an embezzlement scheme amounting to more than $70 million. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels - World News

In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption

Ukraine is considered one of the world's most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country's tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.

In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption

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Liberty Orchards in Cashmere, Wash., which was founded by two Armenian immigrants, still makes Aplets & Cotlets, a variation of Turkish delight that includes apples, apricots and walnuts. Courtesy of Liberty Orchards Co., Inc. hide caption

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The Salt

How Two Armenian Immigrants Made Turkish Delight An American Hit

Decades ago, an orchard in Washington state began producing "Aplets & Cotlets," a version of a confection based on childhood memories and hard work — and still beloved in the Pacific Northwest.

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World

Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada

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A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.

Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada

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Starship Technologies' delivery robots, which can be found traveling the sidewalks of Washington, D.C., get smarter the more they drive — learning about sidewalk and traffic patterns with every trip they take. Meg Kelly/NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.

Of the million or so Americans a year who get sepsis, roughly 300,000 die. Unfortunately, many treatments for the condition have looked promising in small, preliminary studies, only to fail in follow-up research. Reptile8488/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

Research hasn't yet confirmed the early hints that a mix of IV vitamins and steroids might stop the fatal organ failure of sepsis. But an effective treatment for sepsis would be a really big deal.

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

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A view of the Trump Park Avenue building in New York. President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman, and many questions are being raised about the ethics of these deals. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Business

When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.

When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

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Researchers used online data to model the vaccination rate in communities affected by an outbreak of mumps in Arkansas. Maimuna Majumder/HealthMap; Alyson Hurt/NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Social Media, Math And The Mystery Of A Mumps Outbreak

Since August 2016, there have been nearly 3,000 cases of mumps diagnosed in Arkansas. An epidemiologist explains how her team used online data and mathematical modeling to understand the outbreak.

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First Listen

First Listen: Bob Dylan, 'Triplicate'

The Nobel Award winner digs into the Great American Songbook for a third time. Stream a selection of songs from the three-disc set.

Triplicate (Sampler)

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