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A new picture of Prince George, the 8-month-old son of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, shows a cute boy who's more taken with the family dog than with being photographed.
March 30, 2014
Forget "Grade A" — Vermont has a new system for grading maple syrup. The state hopes names like "Delicate" and "Robust" will educate consumers, but some residents are just plain confused.
March 30, 2014
Egypt will hold its presidential election on May 26 and 27, a government election commission announced Sunday. Many expect the country's former military chief to win the office.
March 30, 2014
The buildup of Russian troops on Ukraine's border is unnerving residents to either side. Though sharply divided in opinion, all fear to lose ties of family and trade.
March 30, 2014
Students and fans hurled beer and fireworks at police after an overtime defeat Saturday night. The police responded with dozens of rounds of pepper balls and force.
March 30, 2014
Farm workers in California were treated to a film about the late Cesar Chavez, the legendary activist. He took on the powerful agricultural industry in the 1960s.
March 30, 2014
Holding banners whose messages included "Hand us the murderer" and "Give us our relatives back," the family members chanted "Tell us the truth" at a news conference in Malaysia.
March 30, 2014
Medicine's shift from paper to computers has been painful and expensive. But now doctors can easily write and transmit prescriptions by computer, saving money and improving the quality of care.
March 30, 2014
Denmark, S.C., once had one of the state's highest teen pregnancy rates, but in the last 30 years, sex education programs have helped lower that rate to one of the state's lowest.
March 30, 2014
"It's Over," declared the headline at the Philadelphia Inquirer. After weeks filled with nothing but losses, the Philadelphia 76ers finally won a basketball game Saturday night.
March 30, 2014
The list of people who aren't accounted for has continued to shrink since early reports that nearly 200 people were missing after the mudslide. Officials have raised the death toll to 18 people.
March 30, 2014
The disappearance of flight 370 has fueled political criticism and ethnic tensions in Malaysia. NPR's Rachel Martin discusses the nation's internal divisions with political scientist Bridget Welsh.
March 30, 2014
Hundreds of farm workers in California were treated to a film about the late Cesar Chavez, the legendary activist. He took on the powerful agricultural industry in the 1960s.
March 30, 2014
The first responders to arrive at the recent mudslide in Washington State were from the nearby town of Arlington. Mayor Barbara Tolbert tells NPR's Rachel Martin that everyone has lost someone.
March 30, 2014
For the first time since it was elected on a promise of peace, the Pakistani government held direct talks with the Taliban. The hope is to end a conflict that's claimed thousands of lives.
March 30, 2014
The voting in next month's Afghan elections is expected to fall along ethnic lines. A powerful warlords is running for office, even though he is accused of human rights abuses.
March 30, 2014
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

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