What Does The 2016 Campaign Roadmap Tell Us?

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Candidates have split time in a handful of early states. So what does where they’ve been tell us about where they’re going?

Despite Bipartisan Effort, Window To Pass Sentencing Reform May Be Closing

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Some who have been advocating to reduce prison terms for nonviolent drug criminals privately tell NPR they are beginning to worry nothing will happen in 2016.

50 Wonderful Things From 2015

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Every year at this time, we look back on just some — just some! — of the stuff that was delightful in the past 12 months.

Want To Avoid A Hangover? Science Has Got You Covered

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Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don’t fret: We’ve got science-based tips for avoiding that headache.

‘Shame And Wonder’ Is Light On Shame, Heavy On Wonder

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David Searcy’s essay collection finds the marvelous in everything from classic cars to Scrooge McDuck. Though it lacks some leavening humor, it’s a lovely argument for approaching the world with awe.

How Clementine Churchill Wielded Influence As Winston’s Wife

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Biographer Sonia Purnell says Clementine once remarked that she “would have loved to have been a statesman in her own right if only she had been born with trousers rather than petticoats.”

The Year In Eggs: Everyone’s Going Cage-Free, Except Supermarkets

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Egg producers who for years said they couldn’t give up cages for egg-laying hens made the switch to cage-free in 2015. Big egg buyers, including McDonald’s, Nestle and Subway, made commitments, too.

The Year In Eggs: Everyone’s Going Cage-Free, Except Supermarkets

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Egg producers who for years said they couldn’t give up cages for egg-laying hens made the switch to cage-free in 2015. Big egg buyers, including McDonald’s, Nestle and Subway, made commitments, too.

Giving Birth Outside A Hospital Is A Little Riskier For The Baby

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A big study finds the risk that the baby will die soon after delivery is twice as high if the delivery was planned for home or a birthing center versus the hospital, but such deaths are very rare.

Giving Birth Outside A Hospital Is A Little Riskier For The Baby

December 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

A big study finds the risk that the baby will die soon after delivery is twice as high if the delivery was planned for home or a birthing center versus the hospital, but such deaths are very rare.

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