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In Vermont, there are more elderly patients with medical needs than there are nursing homes. A growing number of families in the state are opening their homes to the elderly as an alternative.
April 27, 2019
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Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick died this week at age 35. She was an opera singer who underwent double lung transplants twice. NPR's Scott Simon got to know her and her family.
April 27, 2019
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It's not a front-runner, but the Vox party is predicted to win some legislative seats, giving Spain its first far-right lawmakers in about four decades.
April 27, 2019
Refugee women from a group called Newcomer Kitchen are cooking traditional Levantine food for their community in Toronto — and have found a way to share it with displaced Syrians in the Middle East.
April 27, 2019
The more than 250-mile, $6 billion railway is set to cut through the northern part of Laos and is primarily financed and built by the Chinese. So far, the project has mostly employed Chinese workers.
April 26, 2019
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Amnesty International says the U.S.-led coalition offensive against ISIS in the Syrian city killed nearly 1,600 civilians, or about 1,400 more than the U.S. military has acknowledged.
April 26, 2019
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"We will never surrender America's sovereignty to an unelected, unaccountable, global bureaucracy," the president said. He announced the move at the National Rifle Association's convention.
April 26, 2019
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A spokesman says bodies, including children's, were found in a house where soldiers pursued suspects tied to Islamist militants. The U.S. government urged Americans to reconsider travel to Sri Lanka.
April 26, 2019
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The former vice president appeared on ABC's The View with an apology for "mistakes across the board" during Anita Hill's 1991 testimony about sexual harassment but insisted he had treated her well.
April 26, 2019
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The court said that the state's Bill of Rights "allows a woman to make her own decisions regarding her body ... decisions that can include whether to continue a pregnancy."
April 26, 2019
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In their new book Compassionomics, two doctors review the field of compassion research. Their finding? When physicians take time to connect and express care, both patients and doctors benefit.
April 26, 2019
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After Britain voted in 2016 to leave the European Union, many feared other countries would follow and the EU might collapse. But Brexit's chaotic example has helped strengthen the EU's standing.
April 26, 2019
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The Denver-area crash involved at least 24 cars and four semitrucks. One of the trucks was carrying a flatbed full of lumber — which contributed to a large fire on the roadway.
April 26, 2019
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Cyclone Idai damaged over 600 schools in Mozambique. Teachers and administrators struggle to rebuild and keep kids in class in the aftermath.
April 26, 2019
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The government lost track of thousands of kids it had separated from families trying to cross at the U.S.-Mexico border. Now the administration has six months to find them.
April 26, 2019

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