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In this week's installment of Hanging On, Weekend Edition's series about issues facing the middle class, we ask why some of the country's biggest banks are still "too big to fail."
April 17, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with John Matthews in Tokyo about the earthquake in Kumamoto, and the race to find survivors.
April 17, 2016
For the first time, scientists have scanned the brains of subjects taking LSD, and found that the LSD state mimics that of infants. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with researcher Robin Carhart-Harris.
April 17, 2016
Brown University student Sunil Tripathi disappeared just before the Boston Marathon bombing, and was accused of being involved in the attack. A new documentary looks at the effects of the allegation.
April 17, 2016
NPR's Rachel Martin talks about the state of the Democratic presidential race with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni.
April 17, 2016
Donald Trump holds a strong lead in his home state of New York, but the question is how many delegates he'll pick up after the state's primary on Tuesday.
April 17, 2016
Small towns like Massena, N.Y., have been devastated by recent plant closures, and presidential candidates are blaming free trade agreements. Former factory workers admit they had a part to play too.
April 17, 2016
Morocco has fared better than most Arab countries in recent years. But opponents say free expression and other rights have been curtailed as the monarchy guards against any hint of unrest.
April 17, 2016
Gibraltar had a reputation as a tax haven and hosts Mossack & Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers. But Gibraltar has made reforms and insists it's a proper place for business.
April 17, 2016
The Tribeca Film festival starts this week and it's going to showcase a lot more than films.
April 17, 2016
Pope Francis is back at the Vatican this morning after his visit to the front lines of Europe's migrant crisis in Greece. Francis took 12 Syrians with him to Rome as a "humanitarian gesture."
April 17, 2016
It sounds like another melodramatic show: pregnant teen heroine with a boyfriend who's a substance abuser. But there's a lot more to this soap.
April 17, 2016
Gifted education in this country is a patchwork of underfunded programs and gifted kids who start school not speaking English, are the least likely to be served.
April 17, 2016
As couples live together in greater numbers, old rules about how to divide finances and plan for the future don't quite fit the modern family. Experts offer financial tips for unmarried couples.
April 17, 2016
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via writing notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
April 17, 2016
At least 28 have been killed after a 7.8 magnitude quake struck the central coast.
April 16, 2016
Pope Francis visited the Greek Island of Lesbos in order to draw attention to the plight of migrants there. The migrants are caught up in a controversial deal between the European Union and Turkey.
April 16, 2016
Under a cloud of secrecy, the island's top leaders are gathering for a party meeting that may usher in the beginning of the post-Castro world.
April 16, 2016
Flying Spaghetti Monster be praised! The ceremony was led by a "Ministeroni," and the couple in full pirate regalia exchanged "rigatoni." For dinner? That's right: The New Zealand newlyweds ate pasta.
April 16, 2016
The country's lower house of parliament will vote Sunday in impeachment proceedings that have sharply divided the country.
April 16, 2016

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