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India was declared polio-free on Thursday. But it isn't wasting time celebrating. Leaders are already applying the tools used to fight polio to end a disease that kills more than 150 kids each day.
March 30, 2014
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently compared sexism in the Middle East and Latin America. It generated a massive response from readers, and she addresses some of those comments in this followup.
March 30, 2014
Author Roy Peter Clark recommends three books that are hardly the work of your average agony aunt: a WWII-era cookbook, an zoological sex guide and a compilation of 60 years of no-nonsense advice.
March 30, 2014
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently compared sexism in the Middle East and Latin America. It generated a massive response from readers, and she addresses some of those comments in this followup.
March 30, 2014
A method of extracting eggs from sturgeon without killing or cutting aims to revamp the industry and lower prices for this long-luxe treat. Critics say the idea is great. The taste? That's debatable.
March 30, 2014
Kaiser Health News commissioned graphic journalism pieces by cartoonists Jen Sorensen and Mark Martin, asking them to recount their experiences with the fledgling Obamacare.
March 30, 2014
Congressional campaigns have been releasing b-roll of their candidates, which can then be used for superPAC ads in their favor. Footage of Sen. Mitch McConnell got some extra attention online.
March 29, 2014
Russia has a long and legendary literary tradition that can perhaps give us insight into their president today.
March 29, 2014
Residents of a small town in southern Arizona say a local Border Patrol checkpoint is unnecessary and that agents have overstepped legal bounds. So now they conduct their own form of surveillance.
March 29, 2014
Latino activists have changed their strategy, tired of waiting for Congress to pass immigration legislation. Instead of pursuing lawmakers, many are calling on the White House to act on its own.
March 29, 2014
In a case that has stunned California's political community, Sen. Leland Yee is charged with trafficking shoulder-fired missiles and plotting with a character known as "Shrimp Boy."
March 29, 2014
Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to conduct such a procedure in West Virginia.
March 29, 2014
Latinos are the most uninsured group in the country, but they're newly leery of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.
March 29, 2014
The official death toll in the mudslide that turned a community into a disaster area in Oso, Wash., holds steady. And it seems a figure about damage done by landslides is nearly 30 years out of date.
March 29, 2014
Sales of the airliner are flagging, and airlines are retiring their 747 fleets. The end may be near for the original "jumbo jet," but in its glory days, it offered an experience like no other.
March 29, 2014
"We have absolutely no intention of - or interest in - crossing Ukraine's borders," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a Russian TV station Saturday.
March 29, 2014
Kentucky came back to beat defending champ Louisville and Michigan State upset Virginia Friday night, as the NCAA men's basketball championship finalized its Elite Eight lineup.
March 29, 2014
It's the latest violence leading up to the April 5 vote. The Taliban is warning citizens that heading to the polls could be deadly.
March 29, 2014
This week the supreme court heard arguments that test an important part of the Obama health care law. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.
March 29, 2014
Some lawmakers are saying that the annexation of Crimea could fundamentally change how the U.S. relates to Russia. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Senator John McCain.
March 29, 2014

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