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A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption

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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?

Fishing boats sit in the harbor in Homer, Alaska. Women make up about 15% of commercial fishermen, and say sexual harassment is all too common. Renee Gross/KBBI News hide caption

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'Get Off The Boat' — Women In Commercial Fishing Industry Fight Sexual Harassment

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Women make up roughly 15% of Alaska's commercial fishing industry, and sexual harassment is part of the job. Being on a boat for weeks at a time makes harassment hard to escape.

'Get Off The Boat' — Women In Commercial Fishing Industry Fight Sexual Harassment

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to party supporters flanked by his wife and daughters. Morrison's conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption

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Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison Scores Surprise Election Victory

Morrison's win defied analysts and pollsters, who had predicted his defeat for several months. "Tonight is about every single Australian who depends on their government to put them first," he said.

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From The Gridiron To Multigrid Algorithms In 'Mind And Matter'

MIT mathematician and former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has a new memoir out about how he combined his two very different talents into a successful and varied career.

From The Gridiron To Multigrid Algorithms In 'Mind And Matter'

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., spoke with the NPR Politics Podcast about why he is running for president and the events that propelled him to this point. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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In His Own Words: Cory Booker On 'The Worst Gut Punch' Of His Life

The Democratic presidential candidate regularly tells personal stories on the campaign trail. Booker shared one particularly powerful experience in an interview with the NPR Politics Podcast.

LISTEN: Cory Booker Tells The Story Of Hassan Washington

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President Donald Trump listens to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during a signing ceremony. The USDA wants to move two vital research agencies out of Washington D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Critics Say USDA Plan To Move Federal Agencies Could Hurt Research Vital For Farmers

A plan to move USDA research groups out of Washington, D.C. has towns clamoring for high-paying jobs. But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut jobs at two agencies.

Critics Say USDA Plan To Move Federal Agencies Could Hurt Research Vital For Farmers

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Austria's Vice Chancellor and chairman of the Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache, announces his resignation at a press conference in Vienna on Saturday, following a video scandal. Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. Strache, of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, called the taping a "targeted political assassination."

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Why The Pool Poll Should Give Us Pause

A new survey says 51% of adults in America take a dip in swimming pools instead of showering or bathing. But NPR's Scott Simon says we should be suspicious of this pool poll, and perhaps all polls.

Opinion: Why The Pool Poll Should Give Us Pause

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The Latin American Library at Tulane University is digitizing and archiving a selection of Spanish language soap operas from the 1960s. The illustration above appeared in a brochure titled "What Is and How to Produce a Radionovela," published by America's Productions, Inc. Courtesy of the Latin American Library, Tulane University hide caption

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Massive Digitization Effort Is The Latest Plot Twist For Cuban Radio Soap Operas

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The Latin American Library at Tulane University is digitizing a whopping collection of Cold War-era, must-hear entertainment — Spanish language radionovelas made by Cuban emigrés in Miami.

Massive Digitization Effort Is The Latest Plot Twist For Cuban Radio Soap Operas

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President Donald Trump speaks on immigration in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2019. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

One of the Trump administration's top priorities is reshaping and restricting immigration. But many of the White House efforts have faced opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.

Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

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A new book, Bottle of Lies, reveals serious safety and purity concerns about the global generic-drug supply. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

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Journalist Katherine Eban says most of the generic medicine being sold in the U.S. is manufactured overseas — sometimes under questionable quality control standards. Her new book is Bottle of Lies.

The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

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The U.S. is lifting tariffs on Canada's steel imports, nearly a year after imposing the duties. Here, a worker is seen at Bri-Steel Manufacturing, which makes seamless steel pipes, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Candace Elliott/Reuters hide caption

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U.S. Will Lift Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum From Canada And Mexico

The Trump administration has reached a deal to lift tariffs on steel and other imports from Canada and Mexico, in a move that could make it easier to ratify the USMCA trade pact.

Errors in reading diagnostic images like MRIs or CT scans can lead to unnecessary and costly medical procedures. Walmart is pushing its employees to use a vetted list of high quality imaging centers to avoid errors. HadelProductions/Getty Images hide caption

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To Improve Health, Cut Costs, Walmart Pushes For Better Medical Imaging For Workers

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To cut down on unnecessary procedures — and health costs — Walmart is pushing its workers to get more accurate diagnoses by using diagnostic imaging centers known for high quality, not low price.

Sarah Salazar was 16 when a gunman walked into her Santa Fe, Texas, classroom and changed her life forever. Allison Hess for NPR hide caption

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This Teen Nearly Died In A School Shooting. Now She's Just Trying To Live

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One year and seven surgeries after Sarah Salazar nearly died in her art classroom, she's still struggling to manage the deep physical and emotional trauma she suffered that day.

This Teen Nearly Died In A School Shooting. Now She's Just Trying To Live

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