Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

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The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.

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Marilyn Maye on Song Travels

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---News Stations: Sun, Aug 9, 2pm | Classical Stations: Sun, Aug 9, 6pm --- Actress and vocalist Marilyn Maye is a lifelong performer with a career...

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Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

Updated by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson at

Berlin is one of Europe's premiere cities, yet it lacks an airport befitting its status due to years of delays and cost overruns. The new airport was supposed to open in 2012. Now the target is 2017.

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Aviator Beryl Markham Soars Again In 'Paris Wife' Author's New Book

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"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McLain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.

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After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

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The Obama administration offered help to nonviolent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been processed.

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A Community Built Around Older Adults Caring For Adoptive Families

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A neighborhood in Rantoul, Ill., offers older adults a break in rent in exchange for six hours a week helping families with adopted foster kids. And the model is catching on.

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Planned Parenthood Opponents Talk Government Shutdown After Bill Fails

Updated by Ailsa Chang at

An effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding failed in the Senate on Monday, but the fight isn't over. That was only the opening volley in a larger funding battle to play out in September.

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The Strangest Presidential Campaign Ever

Updated by Linton Weeks at

In the annals of American politics, there have been some pretty quirky quests for the White House.

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The National's Matt Berninger Has A New Band

Updated by Stephen Thompson at

Hear EL VY's dark and driving "Return To The Moon," in which Berninger teams up with Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls.

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Much Like Speed Dating, Republicans Try Their Best, Short Pitches

Updated by Jessica Taylor at

The crowded field of GOP presidential hopefuls got their first chance to face-off this week ahead of Thursday's first debate-- just not really against each other in any substantive fashion.

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Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

Updated by Rae Ellen Bichell at

Air conditioning standards are based on the needs of a 155-pound man. Researchers say it's time to admit that women don't need to be chilled as much and crank up the thermostat.

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Why George Washington University Is Ditching Standardized Tests

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Schools like George Washington hope the move will help recruit and enroll more high-achieving students who don't do well on tests.

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Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims Reach $1.5 Million Settlement

Updated by Brakkton Booker at

The families of 16 victims sued the estate of shooter Adam Lanza's mother and will receive nearly $94,000 apiece under the deal. The settlement still needs a judge's approval.

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Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

Updated by Bill Chappell at

Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.

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The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win

Updated by Quil Lawrence at

In 2009, then-Veterans Affairs head Eric Shinseki declared that all homeless veterans would have housing by 2015. New Orleans has made big strides, but in Los Angeles, the problem persists.

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Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

Air conditioning standards are based on the needs of a 155-pound man. Researchers say it's time to admit that women don't need to be chilled as much and crank up the...

Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims Reach $1.5 Million Settlement

Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims Reach $1.5 Million Settlement

The families of 16 victims sued the estate of shooter Adam Lanza's mother and will receive nearly $94,000 apiece under the deal. The settlement still needs a judge's...

Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.

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