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The head of the Red Cross orthopedic program wasn't sure a basketball team was a good idea. The players proved him wrong.
July 2, 2017
Oklahoma teachers are some of the lowest paid in the country. After it was clear they wouldn't be getting a raise in 2017, the former teacher of the year called it quits.
July 2, 2017
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller was ousted as the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Saturday. Days earlier another top official left to face charges of sexual abuse.
July 1, 2017
The State Department guidelines for the limited travel ban allow for some family members and not others, including grandparents. Reuter's Yeganeh Torbati explains the confusion.
July 1, 2017
Kaiser Health News Chief Washington Correspondent Julie Rovner gives the latest news on the Senate health care bill.
July 1, 2017
Bridget Johnson, Washington editor for PJ Media, Georgetown University professor Paul Butler, and New York Times editorial board editor Anna North discuss Trump's latest Twitter controversy and more.
July 1, 2017
The 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's transfer to China is being celebrated across the territory. At the same time, the visit by China's president is inspiring protests.
July 1, 2017
Many states failed to pass a budget by a Friday, June 30 deadline. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with John Hicks, executive director of the National Association of State Budget Officers about the impact.
July 1, 2017
Xi Jingping says that Hong Kong residents must not cross a "red line" that would "endanger the sovereignty and security" of China.
July 1, 2017
Billy McFarland has been accused of bilking at least two people who invested $1.2 million in the festival.
July 1, 2017
Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas agreed on cases spanning several hotly contested issues, including same-sex marriage, gun rights, immigration and taxpayer aid to religious schools.
July 1, 2017
New Jersey, Maine and Illinois couldn't resolve budget impasses, while Washington and Alaska managed eleventh-hour deals.
July 1, 2017
It may be hard to enjoy a Georgia peach, if you don't live in the state. A warm winter, followed by a March freeze wiped out most of this year's crop, and what's left may not leave the state.
July 1, 2017
Police say they do not believe the incident is related to terrorism and that all of the victims are alive.
July 1, 2017
It may be hard to enjoy a Georgia peach, if you don't live in the state. A warm winter, followed by a March freeze wiped out most of this year's crop, and what's left may not leave the state.
July 1, 2017
At the lone hospital in Hugo, a country town, staff members know most of the patients — they are friends and family. But cuts in the GOP health bill could threaten this cherished institution.
July 1, 2017
Distrust in the media has become a oft-cited trope in the cable news cycle. But one staple of American journalism seems to have avoided the "fake news" characterization — small-town newspapers.
July 1, 2017
There's anxiety in Hong Kong over things appearing from mainland China. But the continued presence of things not found on the mainland shows there's still a gap between this and other Chinese cities.
July 1, 2017
Black lung results from exposure to coal dust. PMF is an especially aggressive form of the disease blamed on inhalation of silica dust, which results from the cutting of quartz rock and coal together.
July 1, 2017
Two new court decisions, and other education news, including significant new research on the effectiveness of voucher programs.
July 1, 2017

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