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Ask any special ed teacher and they will probably tell you that paperwork is the bane of their jobs. These three teachers at Renaissance Academy in Utah have figured out how to keep it under control.
Jan. 15, 2017
Federal funding for the group that helps supply women's reproductive health care is built into multiple places in the budget, and stripping it out is not as simple as it may sound.
Jan. 15, 2017
After struggling to remain relevant amid public concern for animal welfare, coupled with high production costs, "The Greatest Show On Earth" will come to an end in May, the company announced Saturday.
Jan. 14, 2017
Immigrants and activists throughout the country are rallying in anticipation of Donald Trump's inauguration. They're protesting against mass deportation, which Trump discussed on the campaign trail.
Jan. 14, 2017
Department Of Justice officials released a report this week about the Chicago police department. There have also been further developments in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Jan. 14, 2017
Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, conservative columnist Mona Charen and consultant Jolene Ivey discuss the biggest political stories of the week.
Jan. 14, 2017
South African wildfires — some caused by human error — in the verdant wine region have seriously damaged one of the country's oldest vineyards.
Jan. 14, 2017
Dean Angelo, head of the Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago, responds to a critical report by the Justice Department that highlights a pattern of civil rights violations by Chicago police officers.
Jan. 14, 2017
The Broadway singer had accepted an invitation to sing at a welcome event for Donald Trump as a "bi-partisan songbird." By Saturday, she backed out of that decision, "calling it a lapse of judgement."
Jan. 14, 2017
The private space company's Falcon 9 rocket is bearing 10 satellites into orbit. SpaceX's launch came months after a blast wrecked its most recent test.
Jan. 14, 2017
The Georgia Democratic congressman said in an interview Friday he didn't view Trump as a "legitimate president" amid reports that Russian cyberattacks had intended to influence the elections.
Jan. 14, 2017
In the 1950s, the linguist — then an "amateur" — helped create a system to Romanize Chinese writing. Zhou's system helped boost literacy and diminished the linguistic divide between East and West.
Jan. 14, 2017
Sam Barsky thinks outside the postcard: He takes photos of himself posing in front of places he visits — wearing sweaters inspired by that same place. His eccentric works of art have gone viral.
Jan. 14, 2017
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Jan. 14, 2017
Voters in Pennsylvania's Luzerne County have reliably picked Democrats for president — until now. Jamie Ruppert is among those blue-collar, working-class voters who switched parties to vote Trump.
Jan. 14, 2017
The new Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the story of how scientists created the world's first atomic bomb. But how fully the story will be told is intensely controversial.
Jan. 14, 2017
Do people still believe the age-old notion that the next generation will deliver us from racism? Code Switch asked young and old(er). They rarely agreed on the answer.
Jan. 14, 2017
Find out why a World Bank data scientist got excited about the global charts of 2016.
Jan. 14, 2017
Finding a job and building a life of their own can be a monumental challenge for people with developmental disabilities. But food work can be a good fit for many of them.
Jan. 14, 2017
Trump says he rejected a $2 billion deal to develop a golf course in Dubai. But he already has two golf courses in the works with the same developer.
Jan. 14, 2017

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