Breast cancer risks, Americans’ attitudes about trans people

The denser the breast tissue is, the less likely the mammogram is able to detect the cancer. “They both look white on the screen. Dense tissue looks white, and the tumor looks white. So white on white, you just don't see it,” says Roni Caryn Rabin, health writer at The New York Times. Photo by Shutterstock.

Women should be receiving regular mammograms starting at age 40, according to new draft guidance from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Americans have conflicting views on anti-trans policies being pushed in Republican states, says a new Washington Post-KFF poll. KCRW looks at the nuances.

The killer in the mass shooting at a Dallas-area mall was Latino, and according to reports, may have held white supremacist beliefs. Is that common?

More than a dozen universities have closed in Japan due to its declining population. Could the U.S. be in store for the same fate, as college enrollment slips here?

In Netflix’s “Beef,” two strangers get into a dispute in a parking lot, and the random encounter devolves into catfishing, kidnapping, and more.