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How To Buy A Car (Without Being Taken For A Ride)

Whether you're a car-buying pro or intimidated by the thought of stepping into a car dealership, this episode will help you strategize to avoid the potential pitfalls when it comes to getting a car loan.

How To Buy A Car (Without Being Taken For A Ride)

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A man gets tested for diabetes at an event in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for World Diabetes Day in 2019. Mehedi Hasan/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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The WHO Knows Insulin Is Too Expensive. How It Plans To Drive Down The Price

Globally, half of the estimated 100 million people who are in need of insulin do not have reliable access. The World Health Organization hopes a "prequalification" program will help.

The WHO Knows Insulin Is Too Expensive. How It Plans To Drive Down The Price

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Disposable vapes may be hotter than Juul among kids, according to researcher Bonnie Halpern-Felsher. She received a bag of vape pens recently confiscated by a high school principal in northern California, with flavors like Banana Ice and Cool Mint. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher hide caption

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Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens

Despite enforcement efforts to stop teen vaping, kids are getting their hands on a new array of disposable products that come in sweet and fruity flavors.

Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens

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The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology — known as The Penn Museum — has hired refugees and immigrants from the Middle East, Africa and Central America as part of their "Global Guides" program. Moumena Saradar, who is originally from Syria, stands next to the wedding jewelry and headdress of Queen Puabi, her favorite part of the Middle East gallery. Cameron Pollack for NPR hide caption

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Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum's Global Collection To Life

Attendance at Philadelphia's Penn Museum has shot up since the Global Guides first tours in 2018. The refugee and immigrant docents receive training in archaeology, ancient history and story-telling.

Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum's Global Collection To Life

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As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

The cold temperatures that pistachio trees need to bloom on time are becoming more scarce as winters get warmer. Lauren Sommer/NPR hide caption

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Warm Winters Threaten Nut Trees. Can Science Help Them Chill Out?

Many fruit and nut trees need cold weather to bloom, which is becoming less common in a warming climate. So, farmers and scientists are teaming up to find ways to help orchards chill out and cope.

As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

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As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

The cold temperatures that pistachio trees need to bloom on time are becoming more scarce as winters get warmer. Lauren Sommer/NPR hide caption

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As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

Many fruit and nut trees need cold weather to bloom, which is becoming less common in a warming climate. So, farmers and scientists are teaming up to find ways to help orchards chill out and cope.

As Warm Winters Mess With Nut Trees' Sex Lives, Farmers Help Them 'Netflix And Chill'

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Stir-fried mantou buns with cumin and chili. Food bloggers Stephanie Li and Christopher Thomas have eaten the small steamed bread often while on lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak. They had been working on a recipe for the buns before the virus hit, so they had a large supply of the ingredients. "Wanted a new way to finish it up, so stir frying it is," they wrote on their food blog. Stephanie Li and Christopher Thomas/Chinese Cooking Demystified hide caption

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In China, Quarantine Tests Cooks To Get Clever

For food bloggers Christopher Thomas and Stephanie Li, staying indoors during the coronavirus epidemic means getting creative with what's on hand. They tag dishes on Instagram #cookupinlockdown.

In China, Quarantine Tests Cooks To Get Clever

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In this March 2, 1995 file photo, Word of Faith Fellowship church leader Jane Whaley talks to members of the media, accompanied by her husband, Sam, in Spindale, N.C. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Word Of Faith's Pattern Of Abuse 'Got Worse Over Time,' Says 'Broken Faith' Author

Pulitzer Prize winner Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr detail the alleged secret life of abuse in the Word Of Faith Fellowship: "They take more and more control of your lives" over time, they say.

Word Of Faith's Pattern Of Abuse 'Got Worse Over Time,' Says 'Broken Faith' Author

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Ethan Howard was among 235 people in the southern Indiana community of Austin, Ind., to be infected with HIV in an outbreak that hit in 2015. It was fueled by infection drug use. Luke Sharrett/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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5 Years After Indiana's Historic HIV Outbreak, Many Rural Places Remain At Risk

Fewer than a third of the 220 counties deemed by the federal government as vulnerable to similar outbreaks have active syringe exchange programs which can stop the spread of the infection.

Elton John performs at the Academy Awards on Feb. 9 in Los Angeles. He had to end a show in New Zealand early. He told his fans: "I gave it all I had." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Pneumonia Forces Early End To Elton John Concert On His Farewell Tour

The legendary showman didn't want to cancel his show in New Zealand despite a pneumonia diagnosis earlier in the day. "I played and sang my heart out, until my voice could sing no more," he wrote.

The Santa Fe Rail Depot in downtown Redlands, Calif., is the center of one of three "transit villages' where the city is trying to create livable, walkable communities. Benjamin Purper/KVCR hide caption

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Amid Climate and Housing Crises, Cities Struggle To Place Housing Near Transit

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San Bernardino County, Calif., is creating a commuter train that reaches the small city of Redlands. While good for the environment, some residents worry it will undo the city's slow growth measures.

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