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"I know now that I have the confidence that I wish I had when I was 20," Candi Staton says. Sean Cokes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Candi Staton Stops At Nothing To Create

The veteran soul singer released her 30th studio album, Unstoppable, last year. Staton talks about the inspiration behind her new music, her battle with cancer and her message to women everywhere.

A team of researchers in Boston has developed an insulin-delivery system that injects the medicine directly into the stomach wall, which is painless. Felice Frankel/MIT hide caption

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Avoiding The Ouch: Scientists Are Working On Ways To Swap The Needle For A Pill

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The Green New Deal legislation laid out by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey sets goals for some drastic measures to cut carbon emissions across the economy. In the process, it aims to create jobs and boost the economy. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Politics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Outline

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Releases Green New Deal Outline

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"I know now that I have the confidence that I wish I had when I was 20," Candi Staton says. Sean Cokes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Candi Staton Stops At Nothing To Create

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Candi Staton Stops At Nothing To Create

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Former Democratic Rep. John Dingell has died. He served for 59 years in Congress, the longest-serving representative in U.S. history. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Rep. John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member Of Congress, Dies At 92

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