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Storycorps Outloud tells stories from the LGBTQ community. This week we hear from a mother and her transgender son, about their relationship and the summer camp that changed his life.
May 1, 2016
California Republicans are holding their state convention this weekend. It's a chance for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich to make their case to party leaders.
May 1, 2016
Rachel talks to Pete Seat, the Indiana consultant for John Kasich, about the upcoming primary.
May 1, 2016
The Epidemic Intelligence Service, the "disease detectives" of the Centers for Disease Control holds their annual meeting this week. Rachel Martin asks EIS director Josh Mott how they do their work.
May 1, 2016
In this week's "Hanging On" series about the American middle class, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with business owners Manolo Betancur and Zhenia Martinez. They own Las Delicias Bakery in Charlotte, N.C.
May 1, 2016
When the assistant at a multinational corporation skims a tiny fraction of the company's billions, it sets off a chain of unexpected events. Camille Perri tells Rachel Martin about her new novel.
May 1, 2016
President Obama had his last opportunity to take some digs at politicos and celebrities at last night's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
May 1, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with author Lawrence Wright about the fate of Al-Qaida five years after the killing of Osama bin Laden.
May 1, 2016
Rachel Martin talks with Angela Duckworth, the psychologist who brought the idea of "grit" as a marker of success into the American mainstream. Her book posits that achievement is about persistence.
May 1, 2016
UK's minor soccer club has captured world attention by soaring to the top of the Premier Division in one season. If the club can beat soccer giants Manchester United on Sunday, they'll take the title.
May 1, 2016
Disney announced the release date for its 100th Disney Channel Original Movie. NPR's Rachel Martin sits down with Buzzfeed Entertainment's Jaimie Etkin to discuss the cultural legacy of the series.
May 1, 2016
In eighth and his last correspondents' dinner on Saturday evening, Obama didn't pull punches with his fellow politicos — but he did pull a last-minute mic drop.
May 1, 2016
The organizers are calling it the "largest airlift of lions in history." The animals were rescued from circuses after Columbia and Peru banned the use of wild animals in circuses.
May 1, 2016
You asked: If it's not the dark, is it the cold? Why did you focus on men, not women? And how can we help?
May 1, 2016
There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.
May 1, 2016
Author Maia Szalavitz argues that it's impossible to destigmatize addiction while also rendering it the only diagnosis in medicine for which the treatment is explicitly moral.
May 1, 2016
Karlyn Bowman of the American Enterprise Institute, Tracy Sturdivant of the Make It Work campaign, former Maryland delegate Jolene Ivey, and Lisa Bonos of The Washington Post discuss Trump's comments.
April 30, 2016
What do you do when a 43-foot dead whale washes up on your beach? The National Marine Fisheries Service's Justin Viezbicke explains the options: tow it to sea, bury it, or cut it up.
April 30, 2016
In 1997, the New Jersey Supreme Court ordered millions of dollars in additional funding to 31 of the poorest school districts in the state. Camden alone spends about $23,000 per student per year.
April 30, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday left intact a strict voter identification law in Texas, while leaving open the possibility that it would consider challenges to the law. NPR's Wade Goodwyn explains.
April 30, 2016

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