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When the police clamp down on female sex workers, the women may end up taking more risks — and making themselves more vulnerable to HIV.
July 23, 2014
Many part-time workers have to manage unpredictable hours and schedules, which can take a toll on employees. Host Michel Martin learns about how some government officials are addressing the concern.
July 23, 2014
Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.
July 23, 2014
A Beverly Hills auction house has an unusual fossil for sale. It's not an ancient animal. It's something an ancient animal left behind — and it's very, very long.
July 23, 2014
The two jets were downed less than a week after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down, killing 298 people.
July 23, 2014
New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.
July 23, 2014
More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.
July 23, 2014
In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.
July 23, 2014
In an interview with NPR, the White House's Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before this conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. That's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.
July 23, 2014
In its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, The Netherlands will come to a standstill as two planes carrying the remains of some victims land in Eindhoven.
July 23, 2014
A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?
July 23, 2014
Both Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were in Israel meeting with leaders, attempting to broker a cease-fire.
July 23, 2014
Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law — boiling down to just three words.
July 23, 2014
After a New York man died during a police takedown, police trainers say properly administered "neck restraint" moves do not result in choking and are safer than alternatives like Tasers.
July 23, 2014
A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
July 23, 2014
Chinese regulators suspended operations at Shanghai Husi Food, owned by Illinois-based OSI group. State media reported that stale meat was packaged for sale under "tacit approval" of senior managers.
July 23, 2014
Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have proof that a surface-to-air missile was launched when the airliner went down and have ID'd people in a recorded conversation implicating the culprits.
July 23, 2014
Steve Inskeep speaks with President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about the administration's next moves in Gaza and Ukraine.
July 23, 2014
Microsoft's new CEO is getting a lot of love from Wall Street, but the company is struggling to stay relevant. And Apple has found its footing again, mostly through a massive stock buyback program.
July 23, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
July 23, 2014

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