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10:54 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Glenn Close's Family On Coping With Mental Illness

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 11:56 am



I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE, from NPR News. Now we want to go "Behind Closed Doors." That's something we often do on Mondays. That's where we talk about issues people usually keep private. And you might remember that we recently spoke with Oscar-nominee Glenn Close. She told us about how mental illness has affected her family, and how she was motivated by her younger sister Jessie to co-found the nonprofit group Bring Change to Mind.

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Shots - Health Blog
10:34 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Beset With Bedbugs? Don't Bother With Bug Bombs

Bedbugs on display at the National Bed Bug Summit held in Washington in early 2011.
Alex Brandon AP

Originally published on Mon June 4, 2012 10:46 am

Bedbug infestations can be maddening. So readily available bug bombs that fill the house with a pesticide fog are understandably tempting. But research shows they're not likely to work.

Writing in the Journal of Economic Entomology, researchers from Ohio State University say they tested three popular bug bomb products on five different populations of bedbugs, collected "in the wild" from homes around Ohio. All three products failed miserably.

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The Two-Way
10:14 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Reports: Suspect Arrested In Canadian Body Parts Case

"Canadian murder suspect Luka Rocco Magnotta has been arrested in Berlin, German police tell CBC News."

The Associated Press says it's been told the same thing by a Canadian official.

As we've previously reported, Montreal Police had issued a warrant for the gay porn star.

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10:10 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Spain's Jobless Claims Fall For 2nd Month In A Row



NPR's business news starts with some good news for Spain.


10:03 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Big Money And The Ballot Box

Charles Mann Photography

Originally published on Tue August 7, 2012 2:31 pm

You wouldn't think politicians would have any trouble raising enough money these days. The presidential race is expected to be a billion-dollar affair, and spending records have been shattered at the congressional level.

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