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On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.
October 11, 2014
Conflict Armament Research tracks the weapons the self-proclaimed Islamic State uses. As Damien Spleeters tells NPR's Scott Simon, the group traced weapons back to more than 20 countries.
October 11, 2014
Turkey is divided over how to respond to ISIS on its border and Kurdish unrest within the country, making Turkey a shaky partner for the U.S.-led coalition.
October 11, 2014
Six months after it was annexed by Russia, most nations still consider Crimea part of Ukraine. But Morning Edition's David Greene tells NPR's Scott Simon the republic is clearly dominated by Russia.
October 11, 2014
As The Walking Dead returns for a fifth season Sunday, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says some storylines offer extra meaning for fans who have read the graphic novels which inspired the show.
October 11, 2014
Although he was cut from the roster for the World Cup this summer, the retiring soccer legend got a grand send-off in his final game with the U.S. team.
October 11, 2014
For the International Day of the Girl Child, we wanted to bring to light issues that are often hidden from view. So we turned to five photographers who devote much of their time to girls' issues.
October 11, 2014
Around the world, 165 million children are exploited as workers on farms, in mines and as domestic servants. Will the Nobel Peace Prize prompt action on child labor?
October 11, 2014
Like its parent music, film and interactive festival, this conference is all about networking, which means parties. The young crowd takes full advantage of Austin's food trucks and bars.
October 11, 2014
Twitter sued the federal government because it stopped the tech company from disclosing government requests for user information. Twitter says the current disclosure rules aren't transparent enough.
October 11, 2014
The government long maintained it could not tell anyone whether they were on the list or provide a reason why. In June a judge struck that down as unconstitutional.
October 10, 2014
The order from the Supreme Court signals yet again that the justices are disinclined to review cases throwing out state bans on gay marriage.
October 10, 2014
The Clinton Presidential Library finished releasing documents that had been withheld previously. They reveal nothing we didn't already know, but give insight into a tumultuous time at the White House.
October 10, 2014
The American League Championship Series begins tonight. Writer Kate Tuttle says Roger Angell's 1988 collection of essays, Season Ticket, is the perfect accompaniment to the postseason.
October 10, 2014
The town at the center of the students' disappearance has a history of political and police corruption. The mayor's own mother-in-law said he was on a drug gang's payroll, earning $155,000 a month.
October 10, 2014
Oct. 11 is the U.N.'s day devoted to stopping child marriage, stepping up education and much more. Does the day really help? Experts have a mixed reaction.
October 10, 2014
Textbook prices are high and rising, yet one obvious alternative to paying for paper — the e-textbook — just hasn't caught on, even with a new, digital-savvy generation of students.
October 10, 2014
At a government-run hospital in Liberia, Dr. Gabriel Logan is doing everything he can to save Ebola patients. That includes experimenting with an HIV drug as treatment.
October 10, 2014
We answer listeners' questions about treatments and possible vaccines for Ebola.
October 10, 2014
It's still unclear whether the bodies that have been found belong to the 43 students who went missing nearby.
October 10, 2014

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