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Offering a homeless person an apartment with access to a doctor and social services may be cheaper than paying for emergency room visits and jail or shelter stays. But should Medicaid help with rent?
July 28, 2014
The compromise plan to be unveiled Monday is expected to authorize billions in emergency spending to lease 27 new clinics and hire more doctors and nurses.
July 28, 2014
A jury gave Courtney Lockhart life in prison in 2010, but a judge sentenced him to death instead. Lockhart has appealed to the state Supreme Court, hoping it will reconsider judicial override rules.
July 28, 2014
The call for a cease-fire follows new attacks launched by Israel and Hamas despite going back and forth over proposals for another temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting.
July 27, 2014
Bloodshed is escalating in Baghdad as the militant group known as the Islamic State seeks to expand its territory in Iraq. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to reporter Alice Fordham in Erbil about life under the rule of the radical Islamic group.
July 27, 2014
Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
July 27, 2014
Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
July 27, 2014
A jury gave Courtney Lockhart life in prison in 2010, but a judge sentenced him to death instead. Lockhart has appealed to the state Supreme Court, hoping it will reconsider judicial override rules.
July 27, 2014
The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.
July 27, 2014
The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
July 27, 2014
A district court judge says the law that prohibited people from carrying handguns outside their homes violates the Second Amendment.
July 27, 2014
Songs that teach and delight students of all ages.
July 27, 2014
Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country's population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.
July 27, 2014
A researcher has complained that coverage in NPR and other outlets ignores his work and gives undue credit to a sixth-grader's project. But that sixth grader did make an original contribution.
July 27, 2014
Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.
July 27, 2014
NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.
July 27, 2014
Congress has just one work week left before its planned August recess, but it has yet to strike a deal on a funding bill dealing with the border crisis.
July 27, 2014
The government's anti-corruption drive has already targeted 25,000 officials in the first half of the year. The most recent high-profile victim is Rui Chenggang, an anchor on CCTV's finance channel.
July 27, 2014
Goat — it's the other red meat! And it's easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You've got to break down that meat, and you've got to give it love.
July 27, 2014
NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.
July 27, 2014

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