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AIDS is the biggest killer of young women in southern Africa, where many are sexually abused. The CEO of a nonprofit is trying to tip the balance to women with an unlikely tool: a vaginal ring.
July 23, 2016
The Turkish armed forces have long been a point of national pride. Turks are glad last week's coup attempt failed, but are now left with a demoralized, weakened force at a time of critical challenges.
July 23, 2016
A shy woman becomes a brave warrior princess. A man calls on Captain America to help him lose 45 pounds. In costume role play they become part of a community where they can transform themselves.
July 23, 2016
Who is Tim Kaine, and what does he bring to the Democratic presidential ticket? NPR's Mara Liasson provides answers.
July 22, 2016
Tim Kaine has worn many hats in Virginia politics: Richmond mayor, governor, senator. He's also a recognizable face at a majority-black Catholic church in Richmond — and has been for 30 years.
July 22, 2016
Ex-Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, a Republican, was elected to be Democrat Tim Kaine's lieutenant when he was governor. Bolling describes his years with Kaine and offers tips for being a good No. 2.
July 22, 2016
The state Supreme Court said Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn't have the authority to grant voting rights to felons through a blanket order. McAuliffe's action this spring affected 206,000 ex-offenders.
July 22, 2016
The Virginia senator and former governor is a loyal ally who can help reach out to Hispanics and may be able to woo disaffected independents or moderate Republicans who are turned off by Donald Trump.
July 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton has chosen Tim Kaine as her running mate. Here are some fast facts about the Virginia senator.
July 22, 2016
Being a safe pick isn't a bad thing, and the Virginia senator is a disciplined messenger, has a positive persona and can help Clinton appeal to white males — a place where Trump has an edge.
July 22, 2016
At this year's San Diego Comic-Con, one of the biggest phenomena isn't just inside the convention center, it's all around: Swarms of people staring at their phones as they play Pokémon Go.
July 22, 2016
Uncovering the layers of weirdness in the many fights over the ways music was employed as theater during this week's Republican national convention.
July 22, 2016
"Jane Doe found herself hopelessly trapped in a bizarre plot pulled from a Kafka novel," the lawsuit reads. It claims authorities feared she would flee before testifying against her rapist.
July 22, 2016
Donald Trump talked about how "the system is rigged against our citizens, just like it was rigged against Bernie Sanders — he never had a chance."
July 22, 2016
"This rot needs to be uprooted, and right now," said the veterans, who have been among Robert Mugabe's staunchest allies. They've played a pivotal, often violent role keeping him in power since 1980.
July 22, 2016
The Paralympic Committee said it's investigating 35 "disappearing positive samples" among disabled Russian athletes. The committee plans to announce by Aug. 1 whether it will ban Russia.
July 22, 2016
Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
July 22, 2016
Several people are injured after a shooting at a shopping mall, Munich police say. Officials are asking local residents to stay indoors, saying a shooter or multiple shooters may be at large.
July 22, 2016
It's over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.
July 22, 2016
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR's Colin Dwyer has.
July 22, 2016

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