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In Japan, many schools don't employ janitors. Instead, they ask the students to pitch in with the daily upkeep. Some U.S. schools are doing the same.
Apr. 4, 2015
After their Final Four faceoff, the seventh-seed Spartans are headed home. The Blue Devils will meet either Kentucky or Wisconsin in Monday's final game.
Apr. 4, 2015
Many insurance providers that offer mental health care are supposed to cover it just as they would cancer or diabetes care. But advocates say enforcement is a problem.
Apr. 4, 2015
If a final agreement is reached, crippling sanctions on Iran's oil industry could be lifted. But the oil sector faces a number of challenges before ramping up production.
Apr. 4, 2015
NPR's Arun Rath talks with ProPublica's Joaquin Sapien about his investigation of California's largest residential facility for emotionally troubled youth.
Apr. 4, 2015
In a week when Governor Jerry Brown announced mandatory water restrictions, NPR's Arun Rath talks with reporter Kirk Siegler about his visit to the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the snowpack so vital to the state water supply is dramatically absent.
Apr. 4, 2015
The self-declared Islamic State and al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate, al-Nusra Front, appear to have cooperated on an assault to capture the camp earlier this week.
Apr. 4, 2015
With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.
Apr. 4, 2015
Kevin Bollaert who ran a site allowing people to anonymously post nude photos of others and then charged the victims to have them removed, was convicted of identity theft and extortion.
Apr. 4, 2015
The coalition of tribesmen have vowed to expel fighters from the extremist group and restore order to the Gulf of Aden port.
Apr. 4, 2015
Heavy rains on Thursday and Friday in the state triggered flooding, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
Apr. 4, 2015
Some of those arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a university in the country's east were reportedly trying to flee to neighboring Somalia, where the extremist group is based.
Apr. 4, 2015
The third in a set of four lunar eclipses that began a year ago and will finish in late September could be seen from the U.S. East Coast to Asia.
Apr. 4, 2015
There has been a spate of religious movies and documentaries from Killing Jesus to Going Clear. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral in Washington.
Apr. 4, 2015
Students in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa were slaughtered by al-Shabab fighters. The audacious attack in a town home to a military base has raised concerns about intelligence failures.
Apr. 4, 2015
With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.
Apr. 4, 2015
The Silk Road was a website that sold illegal drugs, until it was shut down. Now two federal agents on the case have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and falsifying government documents.
Apr. 4, 2015
Iran and the West have very different views on the outcome of Iran's nuclear negotiations, which concluded this week. Iran is having a much easier time of selling the deal to audiences back home.
Apr. 4, 2015
Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants.
Apr. 4, 2015
Saudi Arabia is taking huge risks by staging military operations in Yemen. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Middle East expert Thomas Lippman about the battle over Shiite Iran's power in the region.
Apr. 4, 2015

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