Sunday, May 27

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Friday, May 25

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The author on his mother’s deteriorating health and the “price of longevity.”

Wednesday, May 23

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How a surgical innovation allowed Dallas Weins to find a new face.

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Ina May Gaskin and the battle for at-home births.

Tuesday, May 22

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“What are you doing here?” Loggins asked Janette. Janette thought this an odd question. “It’s Bike to Work Day,” she said. “Did you ride your bike to school?”“Bicycling isn’t allowed at Maple Avenue School,” said Loggins. Janette did a double take. “You’re kidding me,” she said. “Right?”

Monday, May 21

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The story of Nicole Davis, a 25-year-old woman diagnosed with breast cancer six months into her pregnancy.

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The search for a missing ultramarathoner in New Mexico’s Gila Wilderness, and the life that lead him there.

Thursday, May 17

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For a half-century fires have burned under Centralia, PA.

Wednesday, May 16

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On the final two holdouts in Treece, Kansas, a former mining town that is soon to be wiped off the maps.

Saturday, May 12

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New research on children’s behavior.

The idea that a young child could have psychopathic tendencies remains controversial among psychologists. Laurence Steinberg, a psychologist at Temple University, has argued that psychopathy, like other personality disorders, is almost impossible to diagnose accurately in children, or even in teenagers — both because their brains are still developing and because normal behavior at these ages can be misinterpreted as psychopathic.

Monday, May 7

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Is creativity in our genes? A self-made scholar’s search for the answer.

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On geoengineering, a high risk/high reward fix for global warming.