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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

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A Comedian And An Angry Kid Find An Unexpected Connection On Twitter

Thursday, August 13, 2015

When you're yelling on the Internet, it's hard to remember that there's a real person on the receiving end. But comedian Chris Gethard recently connected with a kid who sent him a foul-mouthed tweet.

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HBO's 'Hard Knocks' Takes Fans Inside Houston Texans' Training Camp

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The NFL Films show Hard Knocks kicks off its 10th season Tuesday on HBO. The show goes behind the scenes at an NFL team's training camp. This year, it's the Houston Texans under the spotlight.

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Do You Want To Build A Lawsuit? China Totally Copied 'Frozen,' Kid Says

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

A new anthem produced for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is being attacked online as too similar to "Let It Go" from the film "Frozen." We asked a 5-year-old girl to assess the merits of the case.

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New Study Says Chilly Offices Hurt Women Workers' Productivity, Health

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Women tend to feel colder than men in heavily air-conditioned workplaces. Alan Hedge, a professor of ergonomics at Cornell University, explains why — and how it can impact companies' bottom lines.

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How Cellphone Use Can Help Determine A Person's Creditworthiness

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

In the developing world, where many people lack bank accounts or credit cards, banks may hesitate to loan them money. But researchers say cellphones can help determine people's creditworthiness.

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Anthem To Buy Health Insurance Rival Cigna

Friday, July 24, 2015

The $48 billion deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Trainwreck' And 'Ant-Man'

Friday, July 24, 2015

This week brings two summer movies into our field of vision: an unconventional romantic comedy and a shrunken (in the good way) superhero adventure.

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The Night That Bob Dylan Went Electric

Friday, July 24, 2015

Fifty years ago this weekend Bob Dylan scandalized crowds at the Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar. Murray Lerner, a filmmaker who shot the festival, recalls the scene.

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Baseball Writer To Be Honored By Hall Of Fame, But He's Out Of A Job

Friday, July 24, 2015

Baseball writer Tom Gage is being honored by the Hall of Fame for his long and illustrious career at The Detroit News. But he didn't leave his beat voluntarily. He recently lost his job at the paper.

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The Associated Press Puts Its Vast Archive On YouTube

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Associated Press is making thousands of hours of archival news footage available on YouTube. The clips date back to 1895 and include historic moments from around the world.

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The Unintended Consequences Of A Program Designed To Help Homeowners

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A Maryland program designed to help struggling homeowners ended up contributing to foreclosures in some cases. Researchers say it's an example of unintended consequences of some government policies.

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How Should Republicans Deal With Donald Trump?

Monday, July 20, 2015

Donald Trump is rising in the polls and is getting all the attention when he delivers controversial speeches. A look at how the other candidates, and the Republican establishment, are responding.

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Seven Decades Ago, A New, Enormous Kind Of Explosion

Friday, July 17, 2015

Seventy years ago this week, in the New Mexico desert, U.S. Army scientists detonated the first atom bomb. NYU physics professor Benjamin Bederson was among those who worked on the Manhattan Project.

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In Congress, A Mixed Reaction To Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

World leaders struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program, and President Obama delivered a statement from the White House.

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Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: A Reaction

Friday, June 26, 2015

Same-sex marriage is now legal nationwide in the U.S. For a look at what lay behind the Supreme Court's decision, and its ramifications, David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Nina Totenberg.

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Breaking Down A Legal Landmark: The Justices' Opinions In Obergefell V. Hodges

Friday, June 26, 2015

For an analysis of both the majority opinion and the dissents for the historic Supreme Court case, David Greene talks to NPR's Justice Correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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Today At The High Court, A Triumph For Gay Rights Advocates

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court dealt same-sex marriage advocates a historic victory Friday, ruling 5-4 that states must license and recognize same-sex marriage. For more, David Greene speaks with NPR's Ron Elving.

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Supreme Court Rules That All States Must Allow Same-Sex Marriages

Friday, June 26, 2015

In 5-to-4 decision, the court upheld the nationwide right to same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy authored the majority opinion. David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Scott Horsley.

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Obama Addresses Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

President Obama made comments Thursday about the Supreme Court's ruling that upholds the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are important to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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A North Dakota Family Breaks The Silence On Gay Marriage

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Author Melanie Hoffert grew up gay in rural America, where coming out was difficult. But that hasn't stopped her family from having a frank and challenging conversation about same-sex marriage.

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