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Even without modern-day temptations like fast food or cigarettes, people had clogged arteries some 4,000 years ago, according to the biggest-ever hunt for the condition in mummies. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

U.S. Returns Dozens of Smuggled Ancient Artifacts to Egypt

U.S. officials have returned dozens of illegally smuggled artifacts to Egypt, including a Greco-Roman style Egyptian sarcophagus.

04/22/2015

NPR said Friday that it was offering across-the-board buyouts in hopes of cutting its staff by 10 percent and eliminating its deficit.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NPR Offering Buyouts To Cut Staff By 10 Percent

NPR said Friday that it was offering across-the-board buyouts in hopes of cutting its staff by 10 percent and eliminating its deficit.

09/14/2013

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NPR’s CEO Leaving After Less Than 2 Years

The president and CEO of NPR is leaving after less than two years to take a similar position at the National Geographic Society.

08/19/2013