National http://whqr.org en Calif. Gets A Lesson In Succession: 4 Governors In 4 Days http://whqr.org/post/calif-gets-lesson-succession-4-governors-4-days <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=Calif.+Gets+A+Lesson+In+Succession%3A+4+Governors+In+4+Days&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:09:00 +0000 editor 58740 at http://whqr.org When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution http://whqr.org/post/when-did-companies-become-people-excavating-legal-evolution Are corporations people? The U.S. Supreme Court says they are, at least for some purposes. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 58727 at http://whqr.org When Did Companies Become People? Excavating The Legal Evolution Why We Think Ignorance Is Bliss, Even When It Hurts Our Health http://whqr.org/post/why-we-think-ignorance-bliss-even-when-it-hurts-our-health Medical tests are rarely a pleasant experience, especially if you're worried that something could be seriously wrong. That's true even though we know that regular screenings and tests often help doctors catch issues early.<p>But of course, humans don't always behave rationally. Sometimes people will go to great lengths to avoid hearing bad news. Social scientists call this sort of behavior information aversion, or the ostrich effect (based on the old myth that ostriches bury their heads in the sand when they're scared). Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Shankar Vedantam 58729 at http://whqr.org Why We Think Ignorance Is Bliss, Even When It Hurts Our Health New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care http://whqr.org/post/new-york-debates-whether-housing-counts-health-care Standing outside her sixth-floor apartment in the Bronx, Lissette Encarnacion says she sometimes forgets the place belongs to her.<p>"I'm thinking I'm at somebody else's [house]," she says. "I'm ringing my own doorbell."<p>Encarnacion used to have a career in banking, and lived in a real home with her son and husband. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 editor 58730 at http://whqr.org New York Debates Whether Housing Counts As Health Care People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer http://whqr.org/post/people-who-feel-they-have-purpose-life-live-longer We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 58728 at http://whqr.org People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer The Week In Politics: Progress On Upgrading VA Health System http://whqr.org/post/week-politics-progress-upgrading-va-health-system <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=The+Week+In+Politics%3A+Progress+On+Upgrading+VA+Health+System&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMDkzMjQzMDEzNDc2MjU4NDA0M2ExOA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ron Elving 58735 at http://whqr.org Locked In U.S. Hedge Fund Battle, Argentina Faces Default http://whqr.org/post/locked-us-hedge-fund-battle-argentina-faces-default <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=Locked+In+U.S.+Hedge+Fund+Battle%2C+Argentina+Faces+Default&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMTM1NDgzMDEyMzg2MDcwMzJjODJiYQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 58737 at http://whqr.org Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders http://whqr.org/post/lessons-manhood-boys-school-turns-work-wonders This summer, <em>All Things Considered </em>has been taking a look at the changing lives of <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/323986426/men-in-america">men in America</a>. And that means talking about how the country educates boys.<p>In Berkeley, Calif., a private, non-profit middle school called the East Bay School for Boys is trying to reimagine what it means to build confident young men. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:17:00 +0000 Eric Westervelt 58719 at http://whqr.org Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders Veterans Advocacy Group Puts Corinthian Colleges On Blacklist http://whqr.org/post/veterans-advocacy-group-puts-corinthian-colleges-blacklist <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=Veterans+Advocacy+Group+Puts+Corinthian+Colleges+On+Blacklist&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDQwMzQzMDEzNjMyMTE3MjRkNzlmNg004)"/></div><p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 editor 58720 at http://whqr.org What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet http://whqr.org/post/sold-harrier-jump-jet-bought-auction The Harrier Jump Jet combines the speed of a jet with the maneuverability of a helicopter.<p>These single-seater planes are known for vertical take-offs and landings, making them ideal for close-air support near the front-lines where runways may be damaged or non-existent.<p>Designed by the British and now flown by the U.S. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:02:00 +0000 editor 58721 at http://whqr.org What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet