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Ex-Missile Crew Members Say Cheating Is Part Of The Culture

The Air Force has acknowledged a problem with cheating on tests by nuclear missile officers. NPR spoke with eight former officers, and seven said they had participated in some kind of cheating.

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SXSW: Tech Industry Inspires New Shows From HBO, AMC

The moneyed world of tech startups is getting a sendup from Mike Judge and a dramatic treatment from AMC. Both programs explore the people who, for better or worse, are changing the way we live.

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Mix Of Gut Microbes May Play Role In Crohn's Disease

Research involving more than 1,500 patients suggests people with Crohn's may have too many of the types of gut bacteria that tend to rile the immune system and too few that reduce inflammation.

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