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A $10 billion program to eliminate long wait times and other problems for veterans' health care hasn't worked out as planned. More veterans wait even longer for care now than they did a year ago.
May 16, 2016
Guillain-Barre syndrome can render healthy people temporarily paralyzed. It's something you're likely to hear more about as Zika continues to spread. And for those who get it, it is one wild ride.
May 16, 2016
Donald Trump's popularity with self-described evangelical Christians fades among those who attend church regularly. "The true evangelical," says an Iowa pastor, is in "a quandary, a dilemma."
May 16, 2016
Just before the soccer match, police evacuated the team's stadium for a suspicious package. After a controlled explosion, it turns out the package had been left behind by an earlier security exercise.
May 15, 2016
It's that time of year when TV networks decide which shows to cancel and which to renew for the 2016-2017 season. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans gives an update on the new and canceled shows.
May 15, 2016
NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik, Wired's Issie Lapowsky and Ethan Zuckerman of MIT discuss allegations of bias against Facebook and social media's role in the news business.
May 15, 2016
Interfaith marriage is on the rise, putting parents in a tough spot to choose one religion to pass to their kids. Rami Ayyub reports on a Maryland Sunday school that says it's possible to have both.
May 15, 2016
The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement seeks to pressure Israel to stop building West Bank settlements. Laurie Goodstein of The New York Times explains the latest group to consider BDS.
May 15, 2016
The former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times he helped to conceal doping by top Russian competitors in the 2014 Olympics. Russian officials are denying the report.
May 15, 2016
The Zika virus, which has links to birth defects, has not been seen in mosquitoes in Georgia. But 13 cases linked to travel have been reported in the state, and pregnant women are concerned.
May 15, 2016
The metropolitan water district of southern California says it will ease up on some water restrictions, but the state is doubling down on others. KPCC reporter Sanden Totten explains.
May 15, 2016
There's a deep divide in the state over a law limiting civil rights protections for LGBTQ people. Amid a national backlash, nearly 49 percent of people in the state say they support parts of the law.
May 15, 2016
Perfectly manicured lawns are a bit of an obsession in Florida. But one Florida man is working on a project that's turning his neighbors' lawns into working farms.
May 15, 2016
"Ignorance is not a virtue," the president told Rutgers University graduates, in an apparent critique of Donald Trump. He called for embracing an interconnected world over building walls.
May 15, 2016
It's another sign that President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi will not tolerate dissent. Demonstrating without government permission is illegal in Egypt. The protests last month were small, but significant.
May 15, 2016
Ukraine's Jamala is this year's winner with a haunting song about the mass deportation of Crimean Tartars during World War II. Politics are never far from the surface at the European song contest.
May 15, 2016
The new exhibition features the likes of Billie Holiday and other jazz greats, from the 1920s to today. Photos, papers, video and scores are on display and will travel to Los Angeles later this year.
May 15, 2016
Graduation time is here and that means those folks who read names at graduation ceremonies are busy practicing. MIT takes pronunciation very seriously — but they'll still get some of them wrong.
May 15, 2016
Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg recently reflected on how hard it is to "lean in" without a supportive partner by her side. Lisa Gottlieb is also a single mom, and she understands the challenge well.
May 15, 2016
A new report on swaddling raised alarm for many new parents, but Joy Victory of HealthNewsReview.org tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer they needn't worry.
May 15, 2016

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