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Politics

Despite Election Defeat, Obama Sees Room To Push His Agenda

President Obama begins his administration's final phase the way he began several others: recovering from disaster, in this case the loss of the Senate. He's striving to show he won't be a lame duck.

Women at a whiskey tasting at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences on May 3, 2012 in Miami Beach, Fla. Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for W South Beach Hotel & Residences hide caption

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The Salt

Ladies Lead Whiskey Renaissance As Distillers And New Tipplers

Whiskey was long considered a man's drink. But as sales of whiskey soar, it's women who are leading the new boom, thanks to a vanguard of female distillers, blenders and tasters.

Tina Wolf demonstrates the use of a syringe to community members in Lindenhurst, N.Y., during an overdose prevention training. Georgia Dolan-Reilly (left) of the Suffolk County Prevention Resource Center helped with the course. Kevin Hagen for NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Teaching Friends And Family How To Reverse A Drug Overdose

Quick treatment with Narcan can save a life after an overdose of heroin or opioid pain pills. The year 2014 saw more police, drug users and their families carrying Narcan "rescue kits."

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