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  1. When People Ate People, A Strange Disease Emerged

    For decades, a rare disease crawled across Papua New Guinea. When scientists realized what was behind kuru, it caught everyone by surprise. But similar diseases can still be transmitted through food.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  2. Colorado's Urban/Rural Divide, Rain Barrel Best Practices, Insults From The Bard In Boulder

    The divide between urban and rural Colorado is growing, and that has a huge effect on election-year politics. We hear from two voters straddling that divide. Then, people fought hard to legalize rain barrels for home irrigation. A new law takes effect in Colorado Wednesday and we have tips for setting up a system. And, we'll hear some Shakespearean insults -- like "you're a beetle-head, motley-minded maggot pie" -- in honor of the First Folio currently on display in Boulder.
    CPR News · Story
  3. Thanks To Sept. 11 Security 'Inertia,' Restrictions Still Shape Public Spaces

    Fifteen years later, some of the places with heightened security restrictions following the terrorist attacks remain that way. Access to an outdoor sculpture in Seattle, for example, is still tight.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. Sept. 11 Marked Turning Point For Muslims In Increasingly Diverse America

    Muslim Americans are more engaged in public life, and interfaith outreach efforts expanded notably after Sept. 11. But terrorism concerns continue to drive anti-Islam and anti-foreigner sentiment.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  5. Sixth Grade Is Tough; It Helps To Be 'Top Dog'

    A new study says sixth-graders do better when they attend K-8 schools, so they're not the youngest.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  6. Oh Pep! Performs At OpenAir While In Town From Australia

    The songwriting duo of Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs -- who perform as Oh Pep! -- came to OpenAir all the way from Melbourne, Australia.
    CPR's OpenAir · Story
  7. After Brexit Vote, U.S. Economy To Reflect Uncertainty About What's Next

    The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.'s announcement that it's leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  8. 'You Should Resign': Watch Sen. Elizabeth Warren Grill Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf

    "If one of your tellers took a handful of $20 bills out of the cash drawer, they'd probably be looking at criminal charges," Warren tells the bank's CEO.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  9. Reps. DeGette, Perlmutter Join Democrats' Sit In Over Gun Measures

    “It shouldn’t take members of Congress holding a protest to get a vote on common sense gun violence," Perlmutter said.
    CPR News · Entry
  10. This District May Close All Of Its High Schools, But It's About Much More Than Money

    The schools in Erie, Pa., have had money trouble for a while. To give his students a better shot, the superintendent wants to send all his high schoolers to the more wealthy, whiter suburban schools.
    CPR News · NPR Story