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Monday, November 18, 2013

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New Cholesterol Calculator Doesn't Add Up | The Challenges of the Legal Marijuana Economy | Washington Pot Entrepreneurs on Joining The Retail Market | Remembering Literary Icon Doris Lessing | Retro Report: A Look Back at the Detroit Sleeper Cell Case | Egyptomania: Why An Ancient Culture Holds Our Fascination | For Better or Worse, National Parks Enter the Digital Age

New Cholesterol Calculator Doesn't Add Up

Last week the country's leading heart organizations released new guidelines for lowering cholesterol. The key to these changes is an online calculator that helps doctors assess risk. ...

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The Challenges of the Legal Marijuana Economy

While marijuana acceptance and legalization are on the rise, a number of questions are emerging about how to create a viable legal marijuana economy—and how to keep marijuana use safe...

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Pot Entrepreneurs on Joining The Retail Market

Today is the first day would-be pot purveyors in Washington can apply for a business license. Some Washington medical marijuana dispensary owners are looking to expand into the retail...

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Remembering Literary Icon Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing, surely one of the worlds most uncategorizable and prolific writers, died yesterday at the age of 94 in London. Being uncategorizable and prolific are qualities she was ...

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Retro Report: A Look Back at the Detroit Sleeper Cell Case

This week the Retro Report documentary team looks back at the 2003 case of the Detroit Sleeper Cell. It was considered one of the most important post 9/11 terrorism cases, and it invo...

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Egyptomania: Why An Ancient Culture Holds Our Fascination

What's behind our enduring fascination with all things ancient Egypt? After 30 years of studying pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, and other artifacts of ancient life along the Nile River,...

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National Parks Enter the Digital Age—For Better or For Worse

Park managers across America are grappling with the question of how much technology to integrate into national parks. They’re considering everything from coded signs that park-goers c...

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