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The Boy Scouts of America announced that starting next year, it will welcome girls into some of its programs. At least one Scout believes that welcoming girls is friendly, courteous and kind.
Oct. 14, 2017
The administration's decision to allow some employers to bypass a requirement to provide no-cost contraceptives to women on moral grounds would benefit specific anti-abortion groups.
Oct. 14, 2017
Going into the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., the Clemson Tigers had won 12 consecutive games on the opponent's home field. The streak stopped Friday night after the Orange beat them 27-24.
Oct. 14, 2017
Despite a rising death toll, authorities say "boots on the ground" are showing results in fighting the deadly wildfires.
Oct. 13, 2017
The unaccompanied minor from Central America, 17, has not been allowed to leave her federal shelter to get the procedure. The ACLU has sued, calling it unprecedented, unconstitutional and inhumane.
Oct. 13, 2017
OK, "love" might be overstating it. But the little lefty — whose seemingly hopeless search for a mate sparked an international quest — did manage to procreate before he shuffled off this mortal coil.
Oct. 13, 2017
For all his denunciations of the Iran nuclear deal, the president passed up on a chance to exit from it. While the deal stays in place for now, plenty of questions remain about what might happen next.
Oct. 13, 2017
Cyrus Vance Jr. decided not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein despite an undercover audiotape of the movie mogul harassing an Italian model. Now Vance is under scrutiny over his handling of the case.
Oct. 13, 2017
Someone left an improvised explosive device at an airport in Asheville, N.C., last week, and a new backpack offered a clue. Some are wondering why the incident didn't receive more national attention.
Oct. 13, 2017
Just a day after the Mandalay Bay's parent company appeared to contradict Sheriff Joe Lombardo's account, he clarified a few key details about how events unfolded on the night of the massacre.
Oct. 13, 2017
Ana Kasparian, host for The Young Turks network, and John Phillips of The Orange County Register, CNN, and KABC discuss the end of cost-sharing reduction subsidies by the government.
Oct. 13, 2017
At the Values Voters Summit, thousands of conservative Christians are expressing their simmering frustration toward Republicans in Congress for not doing enough to support President Trump.
Oct. 13, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Vali Nasr, Dean of Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, about what happens now that President Trump says he won't recertify the Iran nuclear deal.
Oct. 13, 2017
The Marchesa brand was co-founded by Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein's wife. But there are questions about its future now that allegations of sexual harassment have come out against Weinstein.
Oct. 13, 2017
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says the number of those injured increased and the gunman may have fired at aviation fuel tanks near the concert. But questions remain about the timeline.
Oct. 13, 2017
President Trump announced he is not recertifying the Iran nuclear deal, but he's not actually pulling out of it. Instead, he's sending it to Congress and asking them to decide on the next steps.
Oct. 13, 2017
Fire rescue workers in Northern California are searching for hundreds of people who've gone missing since the start of evacuations. Some may be in shelters. But others may not have survived.
Oct. 13, 2017
In one half inning, batters got to first base without touching the ball in four different ways. That's not happened in major league history in over 2 million half innings.
Oct. 13, 2017
Companies like Equifax, Experian and TransUnion know virtually every piece of our financial lives. The Planet Money team set out to understand where this multi-billion dollar industry came from.
Oct. 13, 2017
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Congressman Charlie Dent, R-Pa., about the impact of the White House ending cost-sharing reductions.
Oct. 13, 2017

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