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The Massachusetts Hospital School's 85 students have serious, long-term health conditions. But that doesn't keep them from sports like skiing.
March 1, 2016
Migrant numbers in Greece are soaring as countries farther north close their borders or put caps on migrants. The U.N. says Europe is "on the cusp of a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis."
March 1, 2016
As Apple challenges the FBI's request to help unlock an iPhone, all sides are urging Congress to settle the ongoing dispute over the law enforcement investigators' access to encrypted data.
March 1, 2016
NPR's Skunk Bear blog received 300 nominations for our Golden Mole Award for Accidental Brilliance. We have a winner: Elizabeth Tibbetts found her luck, and scientific insight, in tiny insect faces.
March 1, 2016
During his 340 days aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut documented his time there with hundreds of photos. Kelly says the perspective makes him feel "more like an environmentalist."
March 1, 2016
During his 340 days aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut documented his time there with hundreds of photos. Kelly says the perspective makes him feel "more like an environmentalist."
March 1, 2016
"Humanity's collective conscience was shocked by the senseless destruction of its common heritage," a prosecutor says. "Words of condemnation are not enough."
March 1, 2016
Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are expected to roll to victories in the South, leaving their rivals trying to scrape for wins elsewhere on the biggest voting day of the year so far.
March 1, 2016
The Massachusetts Hospital School's 85 students have serious, long-term health conditions. But that doesn't keep them from sports like skiing.
March 1, 2016
The Free Syrian Army was a key player in the early days of the uprising against Bashar al-Assad. But many members are now feeling lost in a war that's become a morass of factions.
March 1, 2016
China's Internet authorities have shut down all social media accounts of Ren Zhiqiang, a sharp-tongued real estate mogul compared by some in China to Donald Trump.
March 1, 2016
Set to open within a few weeks, the room will not be a place to inject drugs or get high, say health providers. Instead, a nurse will monitor heroin users as they come down from the drug's effects.
March 1, 2016
Clear Channel Outdoor — one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the U.S. — will now use billboards to map real-world habits and behaviors from nearby consumers.
Feb. 29, 2016
Though not binding in other courts, the decision cuts against the same law that the FBI is using to compel Apple's help in unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Feb. 29, 2016
Researchers say Zika virus should be added to the list of diseases that cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, a neurological condition that's been rising in areas with Zika transmission.
Feb. 29, 2016
State regulators say opt-out plans don't include benefits required by state law. Also, the Department of Labor has begun looking at whether these plans in Oklahoma and Texas violate federal law.
Feb. 29, 2016
Thomas actually passed the 10-year mark of silence during oral arguments earlier in the month. But that moment was largely overlooked amidst the coverage and controversy surrounding Scalia's death.
Feb. 29, 2016
The U.S. coal industry is fading. As more companies declare bankruptcy, they may not be able to pay for land restoration projects — and taxpayers could be left with the cleanup bill.
Feb. 29, 2016
A visit to a Brazilian virology laboratory at the epicenter of the Zika outbreak gives a reporter a close encounter with the mysterious virus that has triggered a global health emergency.
Feb. 29, 2016
Despite the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Texas still has 6 million uninsured people, low Medicaid reimbursement rates and narrow choices of doctors and hospitals for many who are insured.
Feb. 29, 2016

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