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The HIPPY program, based on home visits, teaches parents to be their children's first teachers.
May 10, 2016
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says parents should call for the Fort Worth district leader to step down over guidelines intended to support trans students. It's the latest development in a nationwide debate.
May 10, 2016
We're told that it's important to keep body mass index below 25. But a study finds that for the lowest risk of death, the magic number has inched up to 27 — in the "overweight" category.
May 10, 2016
Following a string of safety lapses, the National Institutes of Health is making changes at its Clinical Center, the world's largest research hospital.
May 10, 2016
Sarah Palin is backing the House speaker's GOP primary challenger after Ryan declined to endorse Donald Trump. But primary upsets remain rare and hard to orchestrate.
May 10, 2016
Most states in the U.S. tax menstrual pads. Kenya got rid of its tax in 2004. And that's not the only
May 10, 2016
At least two people died Monday in a series of severe storms. Oklahoma was particularly hard-hit.
May 10, 2016
You've been asking for it. We've been cranking on it. And now, it's happening: the Code Switch podcast!
May 10, 2016
President Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit the city since America dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of 1945.
May 10, 2016
Jennifer Robison, is the last of the three journalists who helped uncover the secret sale of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to leave the newspaper.
May 10, 2016
According to NPR's general-election ratings, Hillary Clinton starts with a big advantage over Trump based on history and demography. But we also find at least two paths for him to win — and two ties.
May 10, 2016
America's culture war is being fought inside evangelical Christian circles. Some are resisting secular society's trends that conflict with biblical teaching. Others have found a way to live with them.
May 10, 2016
To fight radicalization of young Muslims, a German program applies lessons from a unexpected source: reformed neo-Nazis. "There is a commonality between extremist ideologies," says a counselor.
May 10, 2016
Amid a persistent drought, Gov. Jerry Brown is permanently banning wasteful water practices like hosing pavement. His executive order does allow some districts to loosen water restrictions, though.
May 9, 2016
The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress annulled last month's vote on the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff. Brazil's Senate leader said he will ignore the lower house leader's decision.
May 9, 2016
His single-payer health care plan would cost an estimated $32 trillion, according to the Tax Policy Center. And it's not balanced out enough by Sanders' tax increases.
May 9, 2016
The 16 black women have been called "unprofessional," but many alumni of color say the action was an expression of triumph and sisterhood.
May 9, 2016
The database includes more than 7,000 names from the United States and more than 300,000 entries overall.
May 9, 2016
PBS explores gun violence in the United States during its two-night Armed In America special, which will include town hall discussions moderated by All Things Considered weekend host Michel Martin.
May 9, 2016
Privately run Medicare Advantage plans have overcharged the federal government by billions of dollars, yet Medicare hasn't been effective in recouping the excessive payments, an audit found.
May 9, 2016

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