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A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don't know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.

The Washington Post and other media organizations have launched webpages outlining ways you can leak information to them confidentially. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

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Droopy Remembers C418
The Light in Us All Jim Guthrie
The Middle of the World Nicholas Britell
Prayer In C Lilly Wood & the Prick & Robin Schulz
The Magnetic Tree Lifeformed
Cider Time Lifeformed
Raining Patterns CFCF
You (Interlude) 40Winks
Progress 40Winks
A Distant View Flevans
Theories of an Eager Heart JJ Guthrie
Mistakes Like This Prelow
Heart of Nowhere Noah and the Whale
Fake Friends KRNE
Melodium Augusta Falls
Slims Neil Cowly Trio

Bumblebees have 100,000 times fewer neurons than humans do, but they can learn new skills quickly when there's a sweet reward at the end. Michael Durham/Minden Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

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Nothing Flame Shapes
No Eyes Donny McCaslin
Dans Un Reve Anan Ryoko

Scaffolding surrounds a section of the Houses of Parliament in London in September 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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For Britain's Crumbling Parliament, Renovation Will Be Costly And Take Years

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Nothing is Real The Flashbulb
Marfa Lights Steelism
Scheme sts9