Rhode Island Public Radio http://ripr.org en Bringing Ice Hockey To A Land With No Ice http://ripr.org/post/bringing-ice-hockey-land-no-ice <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Bringing+Ice+Hockey+To+A+Land+With+No+Ice&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38965 at http://ripr.org NIH Hopes Ebola Vaccine Will Help Protect Aid Workers http://ripr.org/post/nih-hopes-ebola-vaccine-will-help-protect-aid-workers <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=NIH+Hopes+Ebola+Vaccine+Will+Help+Protect+Aid+Workers&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDQwMzQzMDEzNjMyMTE3MjRkNzlmNg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38964 at http://ripr.org U.S. Open, Football's New Rules: The Week In Sports http://ripr.org/post/us-open-footballs-new-rules-week-sports <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=U.S.+Open%2C+Football%27s+New+Rules%3A+The+Week+In+Sports&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38963 at http://ripr.org Russian Incursion Continues In Ukraine http://ripr.org/post/russian-incursion-continues-ukraine <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Russian+Incursion+Continues+In+Ukraine&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38962 at http://ripr.org What No Strategy On Islamic State Means For The Region http://ripr.org/post/what-no-strategy-islamic-state-means-region <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=What+No+Strategy+On+Islamic+State+Means+For+The+Region&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38961 at http://ripr.org Fiancee Of Imprisoned Journalist Advocates For His Release http://ripr.org/post/fiancee-imprisoned-journalist-advocates-his-release <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Fiancee+Of+Imprisoned+Journalist+Advocates+For+His+Release&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:47:00 +0000 editor 38960 at http://ripr.org Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right? http://ripr.org/post/can-oxfam-nudge-big-food-companies-do-right It's not always easy to connect the dots between the food we consume and the people who grow it, or the impact of growing and processing that food on the health of our planet.<p>But a campaign called <a href="http://www.behindthebrands.org/en-us">Behind the Brands</a>, led by Oxfam International, an advocacy organization dedicated to fighting poverty, is trying to make the inner workings of the 10 biggest food companies in the world more visible.<p>They include General Mills, Associated British Foods, Danone, Mars, Coca-Cola, Mondelez, Unilever, PepsiCo, Nestle and Kellogg. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:48:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey and Dan Charles 38959 at http://ripr.org Can Oxfam Nudge Big Food Companies To Do Right? Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety http://ripr.org/post/results-screening-tests-can-be-high-anxiety For years I've had a patient who is a gym teacher. As you might expect, he's pretty fit. Well into his 60s, he can do an impressive number of pushups, as he demonstrated one morning in our exam room.<p>He surprised me in a different way at an appointment several months ago. He pulled out results from medical tests that he'd had done at his church. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:12:00 +0000 editor 38957 at http://ripr.org Results From Screening Tests Can Be High In Anxiety Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave http://ripr.org/post/tech-week-ubers-tricks-jpmorgan-hacked-desk-microwave Each weekend, we look back on the tech week that was, which includes original content from NPR and the stories worth noting from across the Internet. Here we go...<p><h3>ICYMI</h3><p><strong>Amazon Buys Twitch</strong>: In a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/08/25/343208186/amazon-buys-twitch-proving-gaming-live-streams-are-golden">nearly $1 billion purchase</a>, Amazon bought the exceedingly popular Twitch, which allows viewers to watch live streams of gamers gaming. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:45:00 +0000 Elise Hu 38958 at http://ripr.org Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions http://ripr.org/post/federal-judge-blocks-texas-abortion-restrictions Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, were set to go into effect on Sept. 1. On Friday, a federal judge blocked those regulations, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Federal+Judge+Blocks+Texas+Abortion+Restrictions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:21:00 +0000 Melissa Block 38956 at http://ripr.org