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From 1952 to 1974, the "Joy Boys" — Walker (left) and Willard Scott — provided D.C. radio listeners with a daily dose of comedy. Scott went on to work in TV, where he can still be seen on The Today Show; Walker stuck with radio. Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com hide caption

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A Lifelong Radio Man Wins New Fans With 'Big Broadcast'

Ed Walker fell in love with radio as a kid in the 1930s. Today, as the host of WAMU 88.5's beloved Sunday night show, he introduces a new generation to classic programs from the golden age of radio.

While not conclusive, the two cases are "quite promising," says Anthony Fauci, a longtime AIDS researcher who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Second Baby Cleared Of HIV. Rare Event, Or Hope For Others?

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Going, going, gone. You won't find azodicarbonamide in Nature's Own products. And Subway is phasing it out, too. But lots of manufacturers are still using the additive. Meg Vogel/NPR hide caption

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Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care?

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Robert Ashley's operas for television redefined the genre. Joanne Savio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Ashley, Opera's Misunderstood Innovator, Dies At 83

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch addresses attendees of the Defending the American Dream Summit in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Running Against The Koch Brothers

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President Obama talks with television hosts Jose Diaz-Balart, center, and Enrique Acevedo, left, about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for Latinos. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Pitches Health Care Law To Latinos In Bid To Boost Enrollment

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From 1952 to 1974, the "Joy Boys" — Walker (left) and Willard Scott — provided D.C. radio listeners with a daily dose of comedy. Scott went on to work in TV, where he can still be seen on The Today Show; Walker stuck with radio. Publicity photos from the WRC Graphics Department/TheJoyBoys.Com hide caption

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A Lifelong Radio Man Wins New Fans With 'Big Broadcast'

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The Z machine is located in Albuquerque, N.M., and is part of the Pulsed Power Program, which started at Sandia National Randy Montoya/Sandia National Laboratory hide caption

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The Scientist Who Makes Stars On Earth

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