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David Letterman's Top 10 Late-Night Memories (Well, Not Really)

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:37

No one has been a late-night TV host longer than David Letterman, who retires Wednesday after 33 years. Here's what he told NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans on leaving the Ed Sullivan Theater one last time.

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A Database Of All Things Brainy

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:34

A mouse brain boasts more than 200 different kinds of cells, say scientists, who are busy cataloging everything known about each type. Next up: a data trove of details on human brain cells.

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N.Y. Police Shooting Case Divides City's Asian-Americans

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:34

NYPD officer Peter Liang has been indicted for the death of Akai Gurley. Some in the Asian-American community support holding Liang accountable; others say he is being scapegoated because of his race.

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Long-Term Depression May Boost Stroke Risk Long After Mood Improves

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:32

Even after the psychological pain is effectively treated, damage from long years of depression may linger. It seems to double the risk of stroke among adults over age 50, research suggests.

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Police Rethink Tactics Amid New Technologies And Social Pressure

Wed, 2015-05-13 23:29

One officer says relations with the public are "about as bad as I've seen," as a take-charge method of policing collides with a more skeptical citizenry that can record and disseminate video anywhere.

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