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Last month, the U.S. promised to build treatment centers for health-care workers and for the general public. Our photo gallery checks in on the progress thusfar.
October 07, 2014
Long time Supreme Court reporter Joan Biskupic's new book on Justice Sonia Sotomayor reflects on the nation's first Latina justice.
October 07, 2014
Self-help videos tell women to learn to love their bodies by saying nice things to themselves in the mirror. Can shushing your harshest critic actually rewire the brain?
October 07, 2014
All four cases relied on the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause to invalidate state bans on gay marriage. For now, the Supreme Court gave a tacit nod to the legal reasoning.
October 06, 2014
As thousands more same-sex couples marry all over the country, this legal climate change becomes a kind of fait accompli.
October 06, 2014
The Supreme Court surprised many by refusing to weigh in on gay marriage Monday. And it prompted a question: What does this mean for same-sex couples in 20 states that still have a ban?
October 06, 2014
A new study of drug use in Afghanistan, relying on information from female heads of households and confirmed by lab tests, shows that 1 in 20 Afghans are using prescription or illicit drugs.
October 06, 2014
The 18-time gold medalist said that he was going to attend a program to "better understand myself." USA Swimming said Phelps will be excluded from 2015 FINA World Championships.
October 06, 2014
As times got tough, America's less-wealthy citizens grew more generous, according to a new study. But people making at least $200,000 a year cut the portion of their incomes they gave to charity.
October 06, 2014
Much of the evidence used against Ed Graf, in prison since 1986 for setting a fire that killed his stepsons, is now considered junk science. His is one of many old arson cases Texas is re-examining.
October 06, 2014
Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.
October 06, 2014
There's a company town in Liberia with 80,000 residents. Ebola was first detected in March. Firestone's resourceful response has kept the virus from spreading.
October 06, 2014
Over the weekend, police found the mass graves that are thought to contain the bodies of some of the students.
October 06, 2014
The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have been largely peaceful. Yet many mainland Chinese see the demonstrators as spoiled troublemakers who are asking for too much, too soon.
October 06, 2014
Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials — every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?
October 06, 2014
The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest of four high-level biocontainment patient care units in the U.S.
October 06, 2014
CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.
October 06, 2014
The agency with the responsibility for protecting the president, vice president and their families rates in the bottom third in job satisfaction rankings within the federal government.
October 06, 2014
On Monday, on the first day of its new term, the court stunned the legal world, refusing to take any of the appeals pending on lower court rulings allowing gay marriage.
October 06, 2014
Kinsey Wilson "is widely credited with positioning NPR as a leader in the digital space," according to NPR's CEO.
October 06, 2014

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