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Investigators are still investigating what caused the Amtrak train to derail in Philadelphia. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with engineer John Wright about the challenges of working on the railroad.
The 2016 presidential race is off to a slow start compared to the last two cycles. But the activity is starting to heat up in Iowa, where official and potential candidates spoke at a GOP dinner.
The tiny nation has some of Latin America's highest rates of obesity, hypertension and heart disease. The capital Montevideo has tried to intervene by making salt on the table illegal.
You might think a great idea plus hard work equals business success, but the math is seldom simple. Two entrepreneurs, one whose venture failed and one who's still going, tell why they took the risk.
Most school sex education programs stick to the nuts and bolts of biology. Teenagers who also talk about what makes for a good relationship are more likely to avoid pregnancy and STDs, a study finds.
When the price of gold skyrocketed, illegal miners flooded into the country's Amazon basin, eager to find even the tiniest bits of the precious metal. Trees and villagers have paid a price.