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9:38 am
Sun July 19, 2015

Alzheimer's Drugs In The Works Might Help Other Diseases, Too

In this colorized image of a brain cell from a person with Alzheimer's, the red tangle in the yellow cell body is a toxic tangle of misfolded "tau" proteins, adjacent to the cell's green nucleus.
Thomas Deerinck/NCMIR Science Source

Originally published on Sun July 19, 2015 5:20 pm

Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients, but also people with Parkinson's disease and other brain disorders.

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The Two-Way
9:17 am
Sun July 19, 2015

Cosby, In Sworn Deposition, Says He Paid Women To Keep Affairs Secret

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Buell Theater in Denver, in January. Cosby, 77, is facing sexual assault accusations from more than two women, with some of the claims dating back decades.
Brennan Linsley AP

Originally published on Sun July 19, 2015 12:13 pm

The New York Times reports that Bill Cosby, in a sworn deposition made a decade ago, acknowledged that he used drugs and traded on his fame and connections to get women to have sex with him, and then paid money to keep the affairs secret from his wife.

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Around the Nation
7:56 am
Sun July 19, 2015

As California Drought Wears On, LA Starts To Lose Its Trees

Originally published on Sun July 19, 2015 9:35 am

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Around the Nation
7:54 am
Sun July 19, 2015

Restaurant Sets An Empty Table For Chattanooga Shooting Victims

Originally published on Sun July 19, 2015 2:00 pm

Copyright 2015 Nashville Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.wpln.org/.

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The Two-Way
7:54 am
Sun July 19, 2015

Family Of Chattanooga Shooter Says He Suffered From Depression

This booking photo taken in April and released by the Hamilton County, Tenn., sheriff's office shows a man identified as Mohammod Youssuf Adbulazeez after being detained on suspicion of a driving offense.
AP

Originally published on Sun July 19, 2015 10:03 am

Mohammod Yousuf Abdulazeez, identified as the gunman who killed five service members at Chattanooga military facilities last week, was suffering from depression, his family says in a statement expressing their "shock, horror, and grief" at the shooting rampage that killed five servicemen.

The statement comes as investigators are reportedly stepping up their investigation into what motivated Abdulazeez, a graduate in engineering from the University of Tennessee, to open fire Thursday on a recruiting center and the Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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