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Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

De la Renta died Monday, according to a statement from his family. The Dominican designer was a ground-breaker in the industry.

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Healthcare "Navigators" Gear Up For A Second Round Of Open Enrollment

Enrollment in Georgia's federally–run health insurance marketplace starts in less than a month. More than 316,000 Georgians have signed up for coverage during the first enrollment period back in March.

Parkinson's Drugs Can Be A Gateway To Sin

Researchers call for stronger safety warnings on drugs called dopamine agonists because they can trigger self-destructive, obsessional behavior in some people.

Kurds Leave Life In Europe To Fight ISIS In Their Iraqi Homeland

Until August, 24-year-old Aza Betwata was in Holland, enjoying beef and cabbage and studying to be a social worker. Now, he's among the hundreds of exiled Kurds who have returned and taken up arms.

Winners And Losers Of The Fall TV Season Begin To Emerge

One month into the TV season, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom-coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.

When Women Stopped Coding

For decades, the share of women majoring in computer science was rising. Then, in the 1980s, something changed.

The Short Shelf Life Of Urban School Superintendents

Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?

Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

Some Millennials And Their Parents Are Slow To Cut The Cord

Millennials get a lot of financial and emotional support from their parents, which critics say causes delayed adolescence. But actually this close relationship benefits both kids and parents.

Six Words: 'Must We Forget Our Confederate Ancestors?'

The Confederate flag is a sign of bigotry to some. For others, says reporter Jesse Dukes, it symbolizes family heritage and defiance but also what he calls a "willful innocence" about U.S. history.

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