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The case is described as the first of its kind: A 14-year-old girl with cancer asked a court to grant her last wish, that her body be preserved in case future technology allows her to be revived.
Nov. 18, 2016
Everyone has diarrhea from time to time. For most, it's often no more than an inconvenience. But with the right mix of toxic circumstances, it can prove deadly.
Nov. 18, 2016
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Nov. 18, 2016
The retired general was one of the first ex-military officers to back Donald Trump. His brazen comments and partisan political work trouble some of his former colleagues.
Nov. 18, 2016
Data about the number of unvaccinated kids in individual public schools aren't available to parents in Texas. Some of them are looking to change the reporting requirements.
Nov. 18, 2016
Sen. Jeff Sessions has been offered the post of attorney general, while Rep. Mike Pompeo and Michael Flynn have been offered the respective posts of CIA chief and national security adviser.
Nov. 18, 2016
There are more than 2 million single parents enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. Some schools, like Wilson College in Pennsylvania, have figured out what it takes to help them succeed.
Nov. 18, 2016
Members of some Native American tribes are hoping to revive their food and farming traditions by planting the kinds of indigenous crops their ancestors once grew.
Nov. 18, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump says he's forced Ford Motor Company to back down from moving Lincoln MKC production to Mexico. Ford still plans to move its small-car production south of the border.
Nov. 18, 2016
The GOES-R satellite is scheduled to enter orbit Saturday. It'll sit 22,000 miles above the Americas, monitoring weather on the planet — and in space.
Nov. 18, 2016
Baseball scribes have selected two of the game's most electrifying sluggers as MVPs for 2016.
Nov. 17, 2016
In the wake of his party's significant losses across the Rust Belt in last week's elections, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is stepping up to challenge Pelosi's nearly 14-year grip on the House Democratic caucus.
Nov. 17, 2016
Janet Yellen warned Congress Thursday the timing might not be right for infrastructure spending and questioned Donald Trump's assertions that the Dodd-Frank stock market rules stifle economic growth.
Nov. 17, 2016
Two backers of president-elect Donald Trump invoke ignominious and discredited ideas in support of Muslim registration.
Nov. 17, 2016
"This is an avoidable disaster," says one expert. And there are at least three things you can do to help.
Nov. 17, 2016
Defeat DD is raising awareness for the No. 2 killer of children under five around the world — by getting people to write haikus about poop.
Nov. 17, 2016
Sanders was also very clear on where he disagreed with Trump, saying, "there are places where there can be no compromise — racism, homophobia, sexism, Islamophobia."
Nov. 17, 2016
Acknowledging a "bumpy phase" in politics, President Obama says a majority of Americans are comfortable with the pace of globalization. But, he adds, "Democracy is hard work."
Nov. 17, 2016
U.S. officials say the bank had a program to hire the friends and relatives of Chinese government officials who could send business its way.
Nov. 17, 2016
An appeals court did not uphold a previous order that Dassey be released from prison while the state appeals a judge's decision to overturn his conviction for murder and sexual assault.
Nov. 17, 2016

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