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Toddler Milks: Filling A Nutritional Need Or A Marketing Niche?

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 5:00am

When parents transition a baby from breast milk or formula to cow's milk, it can seem like a big jump. We talk with a researcher who looked at just what's in the array of toddler drinks on the market.

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Maduro Calls Out President Trump On Twitter, Requesting 'Dialogue'

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 4:50am

The U.S. has put sanctions on the Venezuelan president and labeled him a "dictator." Nicolas Maduro's tweet Monday came not long after he was uninvited from a summit of Western Hemisphere countries.

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Russian Curler's 'B' Sample Confirms Doping Result; Bronze Medal In Jeopardy

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 4:40am

"We express our sincere regret over the fact of this incident," the Olympic Athletes from Russia team says. The team says it will investigate, to see how a banned drug came to be in his system.

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More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared To 2016

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 2:00am

Donald Trump is fueling many women's desire to run for office in 2018 — in the words of one analyst, he's "the gift that keeps on giving" to the resistance.

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How Long Are You Contagious With The Flu?

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 2:00am

Finally getting out from under the flu? Just because you're feeling better doesn't mean you can't get other people sick. You can spread the flu for longer than you might think.

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The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 1:59am

The titans of Silicon Valley have a grand vision of the future. But they have a tendency to miss the downside of their inventions — think cybercrime and online harassment.

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Trump Endorses Romney For U.S. Senate, But Does It Signal Détente?

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 1:17am

Pundits have speculated that the famously strained relationship between the president and the former presidential candidate could mean a future Sen. Romney would be a thorn in Trump's side.

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MLB Sets New Rules To Speed Up The Game

NPR Top Stories - February 20, 2018 - 12:28am

Among the changes: Major League Baseball will impose stricter limits on mound visits and commercial breaks will be shorter.

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Canadians Burn Up The Ice, Shib Sibs Win Bronze In 'Incredible' Ice Dance Final

NPR Top Stories - February 19, 2018 - 10:21pm

"This was an incredible ice-dance event," Maia Shibutani said, of a competition marked by high scores and high drama — and an electric program by Canadian legends Tess Virtue and Scott Moir.

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French Olympic Ice Skater Has 'Nightmare' Wardrobe Malfunction

NPR Top Stories - February 19, 2018 - 6:33pm

Gabriella Papadakis left the rink on the verge of tears after her costume came undone and her breast was briefly exposed. But the dancer and her partner still have a shot at the gold.

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What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

NPR Top Stories - February 19, 2018 - 6:01pm

Several years ago, sociologist Brooke Harrington decided to explore the secret lives of billionaires. What she found, she said, shocked her.

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