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The names that many big-city schools, teachers and students use to describe themselves are changing. Exhibit A: New Orleans.
October 17, 2014
Dunn was convicted earlier this month in a second trial for the fatal shooting of black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012.
October 17, 2014
And she says yes! Ibrahim is one of three brothers who lost their mother to Ebola — but survived. While waiting to be reunited with his dad, the little boy fell in love.
October 17, 2014
The deal, announced by the country's defense chief, included negotiations for the release of more than 200 girls who were abducted by the extremist group in April.
October 17, 2014
Apps offer games and rewards to keep you taking your prescription medicine. While rewards may not be for everyone, they could give some people a helpful motivational boost.
October 17, 2014
President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.
October 17, 2014
The hurricane will hit the British island territory, where residents are making preparations, later today as a Category 4 storm.
October 17, 2014
Just a few years ago, authors were predicting production would soon hit a peak and then decline. But since then, supplies have surged. So are the forecasters now slapping themselves in the head?
October 17, 2014
John Deasy's resignation, announced by the Los Angeles school board Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teachers union and a troubled initiative to put an iPad in every student's hand.
October 17, 2014
Graphs look so impressive. Even graphs that include no new information made people more likely to think that a drug is effective, a study finds. Can you inoculate yourself against that bias?
October 17, 2014
Officers moved in the camp in to the city's congested Mong Kok district, rousing sleeping protesters and clearing the road of metal and bamboo barricades set up by pro-democracy demonstrators.
October 17, 2014
A New York City entrant in a long-running research controversy over the effectiveness of small high schools.
October 17, 2014
The addition of the benefit by Facebook and Apple comes as tech companies face mounting pressure to hire more women, but some warn it may increase pressure those employees feel to put off having kids.
October 17, 2014
World Bank President Jim Kim believes the world has moved too slow in battling Ebola. And closing off travel from West Africa, he says, is not the answer.
October 17, 2014
Wendy Whelan, 47, will give her final performance with the New York City Ballet on Saturday. NPR spent time with the dancer as she prepared for her goodbye.
October 17, 2014
NPR's Frank Langfitt has traveled to Hong Kong since 1997, when the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule. Back then, residents spoke openly and gave their full names. Not anymore.
October 17, 2014
Nina Pham was flown by executive jet from Dallas to Frederick Municipal Airport in Frederick, Md. From there, she was being transferred to the National Institutes of Health center in Bethesda, Md.
October 16, 2014
The bash by first baseman Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco a 6-3 win, sends St. Louis home, and sets up a title matchup with the streaking Kansas City Royals.
October 16, 2014
Responding to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Hunter Biden said he was "embarrassed" that his actions led to his discharge.
October 16, 2014
President Obama said that while the highest level of the federal government was taking the Ebola threat seriously, Ebola remains "a very difficult disease to catch."
October 16, 2014

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