NPR remembers Petra Mayer

NPR remembers Petra Mayer

Editorial Director Greg Smith, Chief Technology Officer and program director Richard Wells, and the NPR News and Technology teams share their memories of Petra Mayer, Reading Project editor at NPR’s Digital News Division and…

Shining a light on Spa-Francorchamps F1 Grand Prix

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Shining a light on Spa-Francorchamps F1 Grand Prix

Written by by Staff Writer, CNN With a new chapter of Formula One racing history unfolding, British driver Lewis Hamilton holds a 14-point lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas going into Sunday’s Belgian Grand…

Elon Musk is pitching Bernie Sanders for President

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Elon Musk is pitching Bernie Sanders for President

Written by Staff Writer Bloomberg Elon Musk’s eccentricities keep on coming. This time, the Tesla and SpaceX founder is sticking up for ex-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Sanders, a self-proclaimed socialist who never declared a…

Alzheimer's people with low risk of dementia

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Alzheimer’s people with low risk of dementia

Researchers reveal how the disease progresses in the brain, shedding light on the genetic changes that make the disease a precursor to dementia Alzheimer’s is a progressive condition, one that rapidly reduces the functions…

At least 40 people killed in jail riot in Ecuador

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At least 40 people killed in jail riot in Ecuador

At least 40 people were killed in a prison riot Tuesday night in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador’s capital, according to Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno. An official in the country’s prison system told press…