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Some say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Midwestern accent has become less pronounced. Georgetown professor Deborah Tannen says politicians' voices often change, depending on their audience.
Hundreds of Americans are on the list, but often don't know it — or how they got there. The Washington Post's Adam Goldman explains the DOJ's new guidelines for informing people of their status.
Denise Kandel coined the term, often associated with marijuana, in a research paper 40 years ago. But her work suggested nicotine, not pot, was most likely to lead to the use of harder drugs.
Gazing into your dog's eyes apparently triggers happy feelings in both parties - suggesting that dogs really may love us back. (This piece originally aired on All Things Considered on April 16, 2015.)
The new head of the World Health Organization's Africa region predicts the Ebola outbreak will end by this fall. But the world must remain vigilant until transmission has completely stopped, she says.
After releasing the new Marvel superhero series, Daredevil, which features a blind hero, Netflix has added audio description options to the show.