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8:11am

Wed June 1, 2011
Opinion

Foreign Policy: The Poor Have Preferences, Too

Dean Karlan, professor of economics at Yale University, and Jacob Appel, researcher at Innovations for Poverty Action, are authors of More than Good Intentions.

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8:02am

Wed June 1, 2011
The Two-Way

Question Of The Day: Will You Change Your Cellphone Habits?

A street scene in New York City on Tuesday (May 31, 2011).
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The frontpage news this week about the World Health Organization saying that cellphones could possibly cause brain cancer, which our friends at the Shots blog have been covering, has generated a lot of discussion about how it might be smart to use headphones and Bluetooth devices rather than putting your cellphone up to your ear.

The idea is that doing so would keep any radiation away from your brain.

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7:47am

Wed June 1, 2011
Opinion

New Republic: An Old Approach to Health Reform

As scientists search for preventative medicines and cures for deadly diseases, some expect a rise of nearly 40 percent in cancer treatment costs by 2020.
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Daniel Callahan is president emeritus of the Hastings Center and the author of Taming the Beloved Beast: How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System. Sherwin B. Nuland is a fellow of the Hastings Center and a retired clinical professor of surgery at Yale University. He is the author of How We Die and The Art of Aging.

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7:29am

Wed June 1, 2011
The Two-Way

Endeavour Lands; Obama To Meet With GOP; More Deaths In Yemen

Good morning.

The space shuttle Endeavour landed safely in Florida early today, bringing to a close its final mission in space. NASA has posted video of the predawn landing.

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7:18am

Wed June 1, 2011
Around the Nation

What's New York's Most Photographed Attraction?

Originally published on Wed June 1, 2011 5:20 am

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MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

Forget the Brooklyn Bridge or the Statue of Liberty. One researcher found that the Apple store on Fifth Avenue is the most photographed tourist attraction in Manhattan. Eric Fischer mapped and analyzed millions of pictures taken throughout New York City, then uploaded to the photo sharing website Flickr. The Apple store is open 24 hours a day with a glass entrance reminiscent of the Louvre in Paris. Times Square came in at number four.

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