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As the presidential primaries kick off, Rachel Martin speaks with three young Republicans about what they want from the candidates in this election and for their Party in the future.
Jan. 31, 2016
Parents struggle with the balance of being a friend versus being a taskmaster. Their job, says Dr. Leonard Sax, is to "keep your child safe" and "give kids choices in some domains but not in others."
Jan. 31, 2016
Rachel Martin talks tennis and the Australian Open with Mike Pesca, host of Slate's "The Gist."
Jan. 31, 2016
Rachel Martin has an update on last week's story from Oxford University, where students called for a controversial statue to be removed.
Jan. 31, 2016
U.N.-brokered talks to end the Syrian civil war are taking place in Geneva, but so far the warring sides won't even be in the same room together. NPR's Peter Kenyon updates Rachel Martin.
Jan. 31, 2016
NPR's David Greene and Rachel Martin talk about how the Democratic presidential hopefuls are doing before the Iowa caucus.
Jan. 31, 2016
NPR's David Greene offers Rachel Martin analysis on how Republican presidential hopefuls are faring in Iowa.
Jan. 31, 2016
Republican candidates are entering their final hours of campaigning in Iowa before Monday night's caucuses.
Jan. 31, 2016
The two early states suck up a lot of the attention, but their track records at picking presidents are spotty at best. That doesn't mean they don't matter, though.
Jan. 31, 2016
In 1965, the U.S. faced an epidemic of German measles that, like the Zika outbreak, was linked to birth defects. It changed the way this country talked about abortion.
Jan. 31, 2016
Ambivalence about refugees runs high in Denmark. Danes are critical of a new law requiring police to take cash and valuables from asylum seekers. But they're also nervous about rising refugee numbers.
Jan. 31, 2016
During the armed occupation in Oregon, many have asked why officers don't just storm the wildlife refuge. The answer may rest in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, where in 1992 a similar standoff ended in violence.
Jan. 31, 2016
The latest Iowa Poll shows a much closer race between Trump and Cruz if evangelical voters turn out at the same level they did four years ago.
Jan. 30, 2016
The Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll, considered the "gold standard" of Iowa surveys finds Clinton ahead of Bernie Sanders but within the margin of error. Donald Trump leads Ted Cruz by 5.
Jan. 30, 2016
Michel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Oreskes, Huffington Post's Ryan Grim and Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody about Donald Trump and how he's leading politics to increasingly bypass media as gatekeepers.
Jan. 30, 2016
Increased incidents of microcephaly in infants has spurred guidance to women that boils down to: Don't get pregnant. But women in Brazil have few options.
Jan. 30, 2016
An epidemiologist says the island has been lucky so far, but needs to stop the virus at its source — where mosquitoes breed.
Jan. 30, 2016
The spirit of Route 66 is alive in a community helping homeless people rebuild their lives.
Jan. 30, 2016
One woman gave up a prosperous career with the goal of helping homeless people rebuild their lives.
Jan. 30, 2016
Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.
Jan. 30, 2016

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