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In a sharp revision of Catholic policy, Pope Francis rewrote the process of annulling a marriage within the Church Tuesday.
Sep. 8, 2015
The migrant crisis has placed stress on infrastructure in Greece, Macedonia and Hungary – and it has also highlighted divisions between European Union countries.
Sep. 8, 2015
NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews the speaker of Iran's Parliament on the nuclear deal, which is under review by lawmakers in the U.S. and Iran.
Sep. 8, 2015
In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, parliament speaker Ali Larijani takes issue with U.S. statements that it could impose new or additional sanctions on Iran at some point.
Sep. 8, 2015
New research finds impressive academic gains from the city's vaunted preschool program now that its first graduates are beginning high school.
Sep. 8, 2015
During the Great Depression, up to two million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were expelled from the U.S. Research suggests that more than half were U.S.-born citizens.
Sep. 8, 2015
Using divers to monitor whether life is returning to the 100 or so marine protected areas is pricey. Now, advances in DNA sequencing mean scientists just need a seawater sample to do a marine census.
Sep. 8, 2015
Legal documents filed Monday ask that Rowan County clerk Kim Davis, who has been incarcerated since Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses, be allowed to return to work.
Sep. 7, 2015
The increasing popularity of the Appalachian Trail is raising concerns at Baxter State Park in Maine where thru-hikers often complete their arduous journeys with a celebratory climb up Mount Katahdin.
Sep. 7, 2015
Most jobs added since the recession are going to workers either in the top third or the bottom third of income. Those in the middle are getting squeezed out — especially men.
Sep. 7, 2015
A Marquette University scientist slogged through more than 200 rice varieties to find the most promising few; he then subjected those to real Wisconsin weather on rooftop paddies outside his lab.
Sep. 7, 2015
Many fruits and vegetables must be harvested by hand because it's hard and costly to design machines that won't damage them. But as farm labor dwindles, there's a new push to develop more farm robots.
Sep. 7, 2015
Actor Martin Milner, whose work as Officer Pete Molloy introduced generations of Americans to a tough and honorable policeman on Adam-12, died on Sunday.
Sep. 7, 2015
San Quentin prison's university gets high marks. But few prisons in the nation are following the California model.
Sep. 7, 2015
"This will give about 300,000 working Americans access to paid sick leave for the first time," President Obama said after signing an executive order.
Sep. 7, 2015
The newly found Neolithic monument dates from more than 4,000 years ago, researchers say, adding a new wrinkle to the "super-henge" at Durrington Walls.
Sep. 7, 2015
In some countries, parents don't send daughters to school. The obstacle can be tuition fees of, say, $300 a year. But a coal miner's daughter has found a way to bring 1.4 million girls to class.
Sep. 7, 2015
So far in 2015, more than 200,000 people have reached Greece and another 100,000 reached Italy, the U.N. says. Germany expects as many as 800,000 new arrivals this year.
Sep. 7, 2015
Baby boomers with the skill are retiring and not enough young people are replacing them. In Georgia, inmates are given access to heavy tools and blowtorches so they can get a welding certificate.
Sep. 7, 2015
Kids on club teams have an advantage in making the high school team. But many families are being priced out by the high cost of league fees, equipment, and travel that club sports require.
Sep. 7, 2015

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