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Earlier this week ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky ruled that marijuana is, in fact, kosher. That means that it can be consumed over the eight day celebration of Passover for medicinal purposes.
April 24, 2016
What are the ethics of boycotting North Carolina in protest of HB2? We ask Evangelist Rev. Alex McFarland, Duke Divinity School Professor William Willimon and Washington Post columnist Steven Petrow.
April 24, 2016
Those who were injured or lost loved ones in the building's collapse say those responsible haven't been brought to justice.
April 24, 2016
A group of independent experts, charged with examining the case of 43 students who vanished and were allegedly slain in 2014, is also accusing Mexican officials of failing to cooperate with the probe.
April 24, 2016
Gastronomy and poetry are a natural pairing. After all, both provide necessary nourishment. We asked you to share your favorite selections about farming and food and gathered them up here.
April 24, 2016
Apple recently unveiled Liam, a robot with 29 arms that takes apart iPhones so materials can be recycled and reused. As we accumulate more waste, recycling robots like Liam might become more common.
April 24, 2016
About 38,000 runners competed in the London Marathon today – and one of them ran it in orbit 200 miles above Earth. British astronaut Tim Peake says microgravity is "perfect" for post-race recovery.
April 24, 2016
Surprise has become a signature move for the superstar, who dropped her sixth studio album during an HBO special Saturday. It follows a sweeping narrative arc of rage to redemption.
April 24, 2016
As American farmers are getting older, a younger cohort is entering the civilian workforce. Government programs are trying to help veterans become farmers for reasons both economic and therapeutic.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin talks with Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain, about her efforts in trying to end sex trafficking for the last decade, an extension of her humanitarian work at the McCain Institute.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin speaks with Fahim Rahim, a doctor in the largely Mormon town of Pocatello.
April 24, 2016
Reporter Rebecca Hersher spent 10 weeks in Greenland this winter trying to understand why the country has the highest known suicide rate. She tells Rachel Martin it's not because of the dark and cold.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin talks with sex therapist Ian Kerner about the new bill in Utah that declares porn a public health crisis. Kerner says that porn addiction doesn't exist, and has never been diagnosed.
April 24, 2016
The charity GiveDirectly announced plans to give 6000 people living in extreme poverty a guaranteed income for a decade. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Michael Faye about the project.
April 24, 2016
Last night Beyonce dropped some new music on the world. NPR's Rachel Martin takes a moment to listen to it.
April 24, 2016
Prince gave Cyndi Lauper friendship, advice on how to navigate the music business, and one of the songs on her first album. She spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin about his art and legacy.
April 24, 2016
The NFL Draft is this week. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist explains which teams want what, and the stories behind potential trades to Rachel Martin.
April 24, 2016
Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch tells Rachel Martin about his city's plan to connect residents to a new metro line using driverless shuttles.
April 24, 2016
Lorene Scafaria's new film is a valentine to her mother, and mothers everywhere. Rachel Martin talks to Scafaria about the film, which follows a widow remaking her life after the death of her husband.
April 24, 2016
One school in Sumter County, Ala., is so underfunded, the principal says there's no money for badly needed repairs. And something else is missing from the schools: the county's white residents.
April 24, 2016

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