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July 6, 2015 | ProPublica · The latest data on drug and device company payments to health professionals largely exclude nurse practitioners and physician assistants, even though they play an increasing role in patient care.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, was greeted by hundreds of thousands in Quito. He is scheduled to visit Bolivia and Paraguay next.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said his resignation could help the prime minister negotiate a better deal with the EU. However, he said, he will wear the “loathing” of Greek creditors “with pride.”
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren’t as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
 

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July 5, 2015 | NPR · It’s an understatement to call the man busy. With a new book out, a movie due soon and another wrapping up on set, Apatow caught a breath and reflected on stumbling blocks, Freaks and Amy Schumer.
 

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July 5, 2015 | NPR · Initially, the CIA was suspicious of Soviet aviation expert Adolf Tolkachev. But he earned their trust — and provided blueprints, documents and plans that were crucial to the U.S.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · In a soulful singer-songwriter’s new video, an idyllic outdoor reverie is not as peaceful as it seems.
 

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July 6, 2015 | NPR · The tribute, which strives to update Simone’s ability to capture the hope and rage of the ’60s for a contemporary audience, features six songs performed by Ms. Lauryn Hill.
 

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July 5, 2015 | NPR · At 25, Barthe was already writing songs for pop stars, but life outside the studio felt like a battlefield. She speaks with NPR’s Arun Rath about the hard road to her full-length debut.
 

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