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One school in Sumter County, Ala., is so underfunded, the principal says there's no money for badly needed repairs. And something else is missing from the schools: the county's white residents.
April 24, 2016
Lorene Scafaria's new film is a valentine to her mother, and mothers everywhere. Rachel Martin talks to Scafaria about the film, which follows a widow remaking her life after the death of her husband.
April 24, 2016
Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch tells Rachel Martin about his city's plan to connect residents to a new metro line using driverless shuttles.
April 24, 2016
The NFL Draft is this week. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist explains which teams want what, and the stories behind potential trades to Rachel Martin.
April 24, 2016
Prince gave Cyndi Lauper friendship, advice on how to navigate the music business, and one of the songs on her first album. She spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin about his art and legacy.
April 24, 2016
Last night Beyonce dropped some new music on the world. NPR's Rachel Martin takes a moment to listen to it.
April 24, 2016
The charity GiveDirectly announced plans to give 6000 people living in extreme poverty a guaranteed income for a decade. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Michael Faye about the project.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin talks with sex therapist Ian Kerner about the new bill in Utah that declares porn a public health crisis. Kerner says that porn addiction doesn't exist, and has never been diagnosed.
April 24, 2016
Reporter Rebecca Hersher spent 10 weeks in Greenland this winter trying to understand why the country has the highest known suicide rate. She tells Rachel Martin it's not because of the dark and cold.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin speaks with Fahim Rahim, a doctor in the largely Mormon town of Pocatello.
April 24, 2016
Rachel Martin talks with Cindy McCain, wife of Sen. John McCain, about her efforts in trying to end sex trafficking for the last decade, an extension of her humanitarian work at the McCain Institute.
April 24, 2016
There's a new theory about what the term means. But that doesn't change its controversial past.
April 24, 2016
Scores of fans turned out for a makeshift memorial at the music superstar's Minnesota estate on Saturday, while his family members held a private ceremony after his remains were cremated.
April 23, 2016
Peter Liang, who is Chinese-American, was sentenced to probation for the shooting death of an unarmed black man. The ex-NYPD officer's case has sparked activism and debate among Asian-Americans.
April 23, 2016
Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.
April 23, 2016
Bangladesh has seen a string of attacks against outspoken atheists and secularists, and the government has been accused of not doing enough to protect them.
April 23, 2016
The reef is unusual because it lies in muddy waters, and scientists had only seen hints of its existence until recent research expeditions. They say it's already in danger because of oil drilling.
April 23, 2016
People are celebrating the Bard's life and enduring legacy around the world. Here's a look at how they're doing it, and how you can get engaged.
April 23, 2016
Law enforcement officials says they believe the shootings "stemmed from a domestic incident." They took place at two separate locations.
April 23, 2016
Days after the first bus bombing in Jerusalem in years, Israel is investigating whether the young Palestinian man who carried the bomb on the bus acted on his own or as part of an organized effort.
April 23, 2016

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