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As people age they may forget more because their brain waves get out of sync, new research finds. PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images hide caption

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Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

As people get older, brain waves that occur during deep sleep become less synchronized. This appears to disrupt a system that saves new memories.

Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

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President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping leave a business leaders event in Beijing on Nov. 9. Trump's national security strategy acknowledges that some world powers may be both allies and competitors. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To Outline His Blueprint For Military And Foreign Policy

President Trump will set out his national security strategy, stressing strong defense, homeland protection and economic prosperity. It could help guide decisions on defense spending and trade talks.

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In Election Year, Drug Industry Spent Big To Temper Talk About High Drug Prices

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The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the brand-name drug industry's main trade group, spent liberally to shift the conversation on prices during the last presidential campaign.

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South Africa's ANC To Choose President Zuma's Replacement On 2019 Ballot

Two candidates are under consideration to represent the African National Congress to succeed Zuma, whose presidency has been marked by scandal.

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On A Bad Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe

Safety apps are designed to help women ease out of a dating situation that seems uncomfortable or dangerous. But experts say it's also important to help friends in real life.

On A Bad Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe

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Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

We asked and you voted: Here are the 100 best albums of the year, as selected by All Songs Considered listeners.

Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

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Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Says He Will Sell Team

The announcement came just hours after the NFL announced an investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct, which reportedly includes complaints of inappropriate comments to female employees.

Passengers wait after the lights went out at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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Airport Power Restored In Atlanta But Thousands Are Stranded

People traveling through the world's busiest airport struggled to get home after a power outage there forced hundreds of flight cancellations. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours.

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How To Survive Climate Change? Clues Are Buried In The Arctic

Climate change isn't new. Scientists are studying an ancient civilization in the Arctic to figure out how they survived climate change. The clues are buried in a secret, seaside neighborhood.

How To Survive Climate Change? Clues Are Buried In The Arctic

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A musical group playing traditional Puerto Rican bomba music performs at a parranda in Hartford, Conn. Ryan Caron King for NPR hide caption

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'We Feel Like Home': Displaced Puerto Ricans Celebrate Traditional Christmas Parranda

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Thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the U.S. mainland after Hurricane Maria. On Saturday, Hartford, Conn., welcomed some of its newcomers with a Puerto Rican Christmas tradition: a parranda.

'We Feel Like Home': Displaced Puerto Ricans Celebrate Traditional Christmas Parranda

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In the original Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart's character (right) tells a policeman (Claude Rains) that a resistance fighter (Paul Henreid, left) is on the run from the Nazis. In the German version, that fighter became a physicist on the run from Interpol. (Also pictured: Ingrid Bergman.) John Springer Collection/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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What's 'Casablanca' Without Nazis? After WWII, German Audiences Found Out

The original Casablanca was passionately anti-Nazi. But when it was dubbed for German audiences, Warner Bros. deleted all scenes with Nazis in them, and almost all mention of the war.

What's 'Casablanca' Without Nazis? After WWII, German Audiences Found Out

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Office holiday functions do serve a legitimate business purpose: They can boost morale and reward workers for jobs well done. mediaphotos/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe

This year some employers are more nervous than usual about making sure holiday parties are free of any sexual harassment. Employment attorneys are advising clients on how to avoid problems.

Holiday Parties Gone Wrong: Careful Where You Hang The Mistletoe

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