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A lawsuit over the way public schools are financed in the state became so dramatic that it inspired some New York City high school students to write a play about it.
May 7, 2016
The little girl did something lots of kids do. She took her clothes off. The teacher acted as if the child had ruined her life. The Gaza Strip mother found the courage to rebuke the teacher.
May 7, 2016
The latest from the presidential campaign, as Donald Trump seeks to unify Republicans and Hillary Clinton looks ahead to a rough month of continuing primaries.
May 7, 2016
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention about whether Republican evangelical voters will coalesce around Donald Trump now that he is the de facto GOP nominee.
May 7, 2016
NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Jean Peters Baker, a Missouri prosecutor who has brought murder charges against the father of a toddler who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
May 7, 2016
A new report from the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General's office details egregious misconduct and extensive drug use on the job by a former employee of the state crime lab.
May 7, 2016
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with author and trivia master A.J. Jacobs about everything you always wanted to know about the Kentucky Derby.
May 7, 2016
Google is trying to sharpen its Artificial Intelligence Engine by feeding it thousands of romance novels.
May 7, 2016
"In Aleppo, We Are Running Out of Coffins" was the title of an op-ed from Syrian doctor Osama Abo El Ezz. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with him about attacks on hospitals in Syria.
May 7, 2016
The Dalai Lama describes himself as "a simple Buddhist monk." But he's also invested in a new digital venture that he hopes will make compassion and self-awareness go viral: AtlasOfEmotions.com
May 7, 2016
Howard Bryant of ESPN.com talks with NPR's Lynn Neary about the NBA playoffs and drug use by baseball players.
May 7, 2016
When a teenager with special needs refused to get back into his seat on a recent flight, the crew asked if there were any teachers on board and Sophie Murphy answered the call.
May 7, 2016
"I don't think Hillary Clinton wants to do anything in one sentence," says former Obama strategist David Axelrod. "That's the problem, right?"
May 7, 2016
If Donald Trump tweets an image of a taco bowl in the heart of a Trump Tower, but no one else is there to eat it, does it make a meme?
May 7, 2016
On Derby Day, the mint-infused cocktail reigns supreme. The mint is a must, but these days, everything from brandy to gin and champagne can sub in for the whiskey.
May 7, 2016
You've heard about the running of the bulls — how about the running of the birds? Each morning, hundreds of ducks are released to patrol a Cape Town vineyard.
May 7, 2016
Yes, he's a comic book character. And he lives in an imaginary place. But it may be based on a regional powerhouse that flourished in what is now Zimbabwe.
May 7, 2016
Many countries in the world celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday in May, but it's not the global norm. Turns out it has to do with the origins of the celebration, historical events and culture.
May 7, 2016
As the odds grow longer for Bernie Sanders, liberals unhappy with the party could find a cause in Tim Canova, a college professor taking on Democratic National Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
May 7, 2016
Babies are much less likely to get the flu in their first months of life if mom got a flu shot while she was pregnant, a study finds. Yet most expectant mothers don't get immunized.
May 7, 2016

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