Two-thirds of women disagree with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation for screening mammograms every two years starting at age 50, an NPR-Truven Health Analytics poll finds.
Donna Bordelon and Colleen Bordelon in front of their house on Schnell Drive in Arabi, La.
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NPR first visited Schnell Drive in St. Bernard Parish 10 years ago to speak with the Bordelon family as they rebuilt their home after Katrina's destruction. Unlike many, they're still there today.
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Meanwhile, hundreds of other refugees were feared drowned off the coast of Libya. At least 100 bodies have been brought ashore.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders in his office in 1981, shortly after becoming mayor of Burlington, Vt. He once said his tenure as a socialist mayor is evidence people are willing to accept radical change.
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Tesla's Model S P85D, seen here at a car show in April, scored 103 on Consumer Reports' 100-point ratings system.
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Brazilian actor Wagner Moura looks so much like Colombian smuggler Pablo Escobar that Netflix's Narcos uses footage and photos of the real Escobar to heighten the show's realism.
A new Netflix series offers a fictionalized account of how smuggler Pablo Escobar built his cocaine empire. The show is compelling and complex — especially for fans of classic crime stories.
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Archbishop Josef Wesolowski, the Vatican's ambassador to the Dominican Republic, offers mass in Santo Domingo in 2009. The former archbishop and papal ambassador died Friday at the Vatican awaiting trial on child sex offences.
Former Polish Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was accused of paying for sex with children and possessing child pornography while he served as the Holy See's ambassador to Dominican Republic.
Two new books, The Gift of Failure and How to Raise an Adult, argue that too many children are being given too much.
Mary Savig, curator at the Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C., says the contact lists reveal a lot about the artists' personal and professional networks.
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Brewers from Draught Works and the Denver Beer Co. collaborate on making a huckleberry sour beer last weekend at the Draught Works brewery in Missoula, Mont. The beer was kettle soured before being added to the fermentation tank seen here.
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Sour beers are made by deliberately adding microbes to create complex brews with a crisp, acidic taste. But that process takes lots of time and money, resulting in a pricey final product. Until now.
Heyn, in action in Baltimore's Fells Point with that night's feature attraction: Jupiter's moons.
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Herman Heyn has stood on a Baltimore street corner with a telescope almost nightly for 27 years. He does it for tips, for love of the stars — and for the hope he may inspire the same love in others.
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Japanese producer Gonno recorded one of our favorite records of the year so far in Remember The Life Is Beautiful.
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New music from Joy Orbison, one of the leading lights of the U.K. garage and house revivals, plus more dance tracks for the waning days of summer in All Songs Considered's monthly mix.
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Jeb Bush's comments on immigration are featured in a new attack ad from Democratic SuperPAC Priorities Action USA.
SuperPAC Priorities USA Action released an ad blasting Republican candidates for their heated rhetoric on immigration. It's a small campaign for now, but it sends a clear message.
As "The Lady In The Tutti-Frutti Hat" from The Gang's All Here, Carmen Miranda embodied the sexual, social and political complexities of fruit in Latin America.
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From the Chiquita Banana Girl to the Banana Republic, Alt.Latino slices up the rich, juicy songs that pervade Latin music.
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Elisabeth Moss as Catherine in Alex Ross Perry's Queen of the Earth.
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The latest from director Alex Ross Perry stars Elisabeth Moss in the story of a woman who spends a very hard week in a very isolated place.
Lou Barlow's Brace The Wave comes out September 4.
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Brace the Wave keeps the Sebadoh singer's sound stripped to its barren bones, an approach suited to the pleas and confessions therein.
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The Oxford English Dictionary added new words including "manspreading," "rando" and "awesomesauce."
The Oxford English Dictionary was updated with a number of new words, so, naturally, we held a contest to see who could use the most in a single sentence.
Paul Kingsnorth — seen here in front of his writing shed — used a crowdfunding platform to publish The Wake after mainstream houses didn't bite.
Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of modern and Old English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.
Male and female Túngara frogs. Among these frogs, the guy with the best call usually wins the gal — except when you throw a third-choice loser into the mix.
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Given two choices of attractive mates, female frogs pick the top vocalist. But add a third, inferior male to the mix, and females go for No. 2. The "decoy effect" shapes some human choices, too.
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