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Goats and Soda

In Syria, Healthcare Workers Are The Heroes — And The Targets

Over 300 hospitals and clinics have been hit with bombs and missiles. Nearly 700 medical workers have been killed. Only Syrian President Bashar Assad has the air power to conduct these attacks.

Damn Nightmares on Wax
Pacific Theme Broken Social Scene

Don't bite me: The female of a mosquito called Aedes aegypti can transmit yellow fever, dengue fever and chikungunya. David Scharf/Science Source hide caption

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Chikungunya, A Mosquito-Borne Virus, Might Be Scarier Than We Thought

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In Syria, Health Care Workers Are The Heroes — And The Targets

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Drakula (Hey Man!) Richard Swift

A conference attendee looks at a projection of the Earth on Monday, the opening day of the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change, in Le Bourget, on the outskirts of Paris. Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Businesses Awaken To The Opportunities Of Action On Climate Change

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Sometimes Wax Tailor

In Wyoming, one in three Native students are what's considered "chronically absent." Educators on the Wind River Indian Reservation say that's a major factor holding back student achievement. Karl Gehring/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Wyoming Schools Get Poor Report Card For Native American Absenteeism

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Blackberry Song Kurt Vile
Cirrus Bonobo

Davia Nelson (left) and Nikki Silva (aka The Kitchen Sisters) are the producers of the Fugitive Waves podcast. You can hear an episode and find more recommended podcasts at earbud.fm. Patrick Bolger/The Kitchen Sisters hide caption

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Patrick Bolger/The Kitchen Sisters

Looking For A Podcast? Try 'Fugitive Waves'

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We Are All Right Here Melodium
Ultimate Painting Ultimate Painting

The number of people being diagnosed with diabetes has been on the decline since 2009. iStockphoto hide caption

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Fewer People Are Getting Diabetes, But The Epidemic Isn't Over

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Master of Life Khruangbin
Kiwi Maddog 20/20 Elliott Smith

David Vawter (left), project manager at LPCiminelli and Steve James, senior vice president of Operations at SolarCity, on the roof of the factory in South Buffalo. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption

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New York Banks On A Solar Factory To Ignite Buffalo's Economy

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Truckstop Mothers Lazlo Hollyfeld
I Was Born (A Unicorn) The Unicorns

That black triangle icon is a sodium warning label next to a dish on the menu at an Applebee's in New York City. Starting Tuesday, the city's Health Department is requiring chain restaurants with 15 or more locations to display the salt shaker icon next to menu items containing 2,300 mg or more of sodium — the recommended daily limit. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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High-Sodium Warnings Hit New York City Menus

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Keep Nils Frahm
Protect Ya Neck El Michels Affair
For You Lack of Afro
Victory Gramatik
Night Drive Part Time

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