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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

This week on Hidden Brain's radio show, we tackle a big topic: power. From our conflicted feelings toward the powerful, to the ways we gain and lose power ourselves, and how power can corrupt.

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Trying To Stop Suicide: Guyana Aims To Bring Down Its High Rate

Named by WHO as the country with the world's highest suicide rate in 2014, Guyana has made it a priority to help those in need.

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Ascendant 'Italians First' Politician Vows Mass Deportations And Challenges EU

Meet Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who has emerged as a powerful hard-liner driving tough anti-immigration stances in Italy's new government.

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'Kiss Me First' and 'Reverie': Virtual Reality Is Back in Pop Culture—As a Warning

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00
Two new shows make clear that Hollywood sees VR as the perfect symbol of near-future dystopia.
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Update On Suspected Gunman In Capital Gazette Shooting

There's a bail review hearing this morning for the suspect of a deadly shooting in Annapolis, Md. Noel King talks with WAMU's Patrick Madden about the latest information.

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It Was The Water, FDA Says Of Romaine E. Coli Outbreak That Killed Five

Five people have died because of the outbreak and 96 were sent to hospitals, the FDA says in its latest update. The agency says 210 people were sickened, in 36 states.

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