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Candidates vying for president are talking a lot about trade. But trade is not a subject easily summed up in slogans. Here are resources to help you study up on trade and make your own decisions.
April 18, 2016
Leading candidates have tried to channel Americans' frustration when they talk about trade, but on the whole polls show Americans think trade has been good for the U.S.
April 18, 2016
How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren't doing much to level the field for poor kids.
April 18, 2016
Venida Browder's son killed himself after spending time in solitary confinement. She's fighting to end isolation of youth in jails and prisons. A new campaign with that goal launches this week.
April 18, 2016
The new findings add to the evidence suggesting that full-fat dairy may have protective effects — both in cutting the risk of diabetes and helping people control body weight.
April 18, 2016
After Angelina Jolie disclosed her genetic predisposition for breast cancer, demand for genetic tests went up. Counselors help interpret those tests, and demand for their services has increased, too.
April 18, 2016
Environmental activist Luis Jorge Rivera Herrera just won an award for grass-roots activism for his fight to protect a pristine section of Puerto Rico's coastline.
April 18, 2016
In a landmark vote Sunday, members of the country's lower house of parliament supported impeaching the Brazilian president, who is charged with tampering with state funds.
April 17, 2016
An Ethiopian official said "bandits" who crossed over the border from South Sudan were responsible, and said Ethiopian troops are pursuing the attackers.
April 17, 2016
Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos to focus on the troubles of migrants. Reporter Joanna Kakissis talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the trip and its possible effects.
April 17, 2016
The lower house of Parliament plans to vote Sunday on whether to send impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rouseff to the Senate for a possible trial. Reporter Caroline Osborne has more.
April 17, 2016
Ecuador is assessing the damage and death toll after a powerful earthquake. Thomas Hollywood, director of Catholic Relief Services in South America, gives us the latest from the capital, Quito.
April 17, 2016
In a new memoir, Dr. Mary Guinan reflects on 40 years as a disease detective for the CDC.
April 17, 2016
155 countries and territories are switching to a different polio vaccine, in what health officials say is the next step to completely eradicating the disease worldwide.
April 17, 2016
In this week's installment of Hanging On, Weekend Edition's series about issues facing the middle class, we ask why some of the country's biggest banks are still "too big to fail."
April 17, 2016
Potential buyers are due to submit bids for Yahoo's core Internet business on Monday. Yahoo may be the number three search engine, but it's struggled to attract investors and keep up with competitors.
April 17, 2016
The group transferred to Saudi Arabia represented just over 10 percent of the population that remained at Guantanamo. It's another step toward Obama's goal of shuttering the facility by next year.
April 17, 2016
Jews are leaving France in a climate of increased tensions. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Robert Ejness from CRIF which monitors Jewish security in France.
April 17, 2016
In this week's installment of Hanging On, Weekend Edition's series about issues facing the middle class, we ask why some of the country's biggest banks are still "too big to fail."
April 17, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with John Matthews in Tokyo about the earthquake in Kumamoto, and the race to find survivors.
April 17, 2016

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