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In 'Little Engine That Could,' Some See An Early Feminist Hero
Was "I think I can" the grandmother of "lean in?" Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but in some versions of the story the protagonist was male.
Washington Pot Shops Open Doors, A Moment 2 Years In The Making
Washington state's first recreational pot shops open for business Tuesday. The Northwest News Network's Austin Jenkins reports on the lengthy process to get to the day's store openings.
In A Lab Store Room, An Unsettling Surprise: Lost Vials Of Smallpox
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health made an unpleasant discovery as they cleaned out an old laboratory: The lab contained vials of the smallpox virus, previously unknown to authorities.
Half An Hour In, Germany Begins Its Rout Of Brazil
Germany poured five goals on Brazil in the first half of the World Cup semifinal. The home team had faced a steep challenge, playing without two key players, one injured and one suspended.
What Looks Like Overcharging By Your Hospital Might Not Be
In 2012, Medicare was rocked by allegations that hospitals were systematically overcharging the program by miscoding electronic medical records. A study released Wednesday took another look.
Against 'Islamic State' Militants, Treasury May Need To Try New Tools
In combating militants, one weapon is cutting off the groups' funding from charities or outside donors. But the "Islamic State" gets its money from other means and may be immune to U.S. techniques.
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