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Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.
June 08, 2014
The military has been called in and fighting is ongoing, a spokesman for the Airport Security Force tells The Associated Press. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.
June 08, 2014
It doesn't matter if it's Asia or Africa or Central America, kids make a goal out of something, throw out a ball and the game is on.
June 08, 2014
The last name of Donald Trump is being pasted on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower, and many are finding an eyesore against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture.
June 08, 2014
Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?
June 08, 2014
As impossible as it sounds, this is the second time something like this happens in Canada in the past 15 months.
June 08, 2014
Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."
June 08, 2014
The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.
June 08, 2014
The New York Times and the AP cite senior U.S. officials saying the freed POW was tortured and beaten by his Taliban captors.
June 08, 2014
A private school in Malibu Canyon supported by director James Cameron and his wife is set to go vegan. Meanwhile, Congress is debating whether to delay healthy school lunch rules for the rest of us.
June 08, 2014
Three were killed during shootings across the city of Chicago on Friday and Saturday. Two officers were also hurt during the violence.
June 08, 2014
Meanwhile, during peace talks in Cuba the government and rebels have agreed to set up a truth commission to investigate the victims of the five-decade long conflict.
June 08, 2014
Israeli and Palestinian presidents will meet at the Vatican on Sunday for an "intense prayer session" with Pope Francis. European correspondent Sylvia Poggioli sets the scene with NPR's Rachel Martin.
June 08, 2014
World leaders gathered in Normandy this week to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. On Friday, President Obama paid tribute to U.S. servicemen at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer.
June 08, 2014
Bowe Bergdahl's release from Taliban custody has raised fresh questions about Guantanamo prisoners. Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston tells NPR's Rachel Martin what happens after their release.
June 08, 2014
The Syrian civil war is now in its fourth year. Many are calling it the worst humanitarian situation in a generation. Faith groups and human rights activists are divided over what to do.
June 08, 2014
A health reporter traveled across the country and asked people how they feel about health care and health insurance. At almost every stop people complained about the expense.
June 08, 2014
In his first term, the president launched a troop surge in Afghanistan, stepped up drone strikes and ordered the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. In his second term, he's been reluctant to use force.
June 08, 2014
Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.
June 08, 2014
It had weight. It lasted. It got punched, torn, reused. It got us into ballparks, airplanes, buses, theaters. I'm talking about stiff paper — and it's vanishing.
June 08, 2014

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