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A Washington state county is floating the idea of supervised clinics where people can inject heroin. King County's health officer Jeff Duchin tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he thinks it's a good idea.
Sept. 25, 2016
As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
Sept. 25, 2016
Donald Trump's campaign is not weighing down Republican Senate candidates across the country as Democrats had initially hoped. In Ohio, the GOP Senate candidate has a big lead over the Democrat.
Sept. 25, 2016
Carfentanil, a potent variation on fentanyl, is being blamed for a wave of opioid overdoses. In Cincinnati, the coroner, crime lab and first responders are struggling to keep up.
Sept. 25, 2016
The massive growth in the adult student population in America's colleges and universities — one quarter of all college students are over the age of 30 — is changing the higher ed landscape.
Sept. 25, 2016
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is open to the public after a dedication ceremony on Saturday. President Obama cut the ribbon on the brand new museum.
Sept. 25, 2016
When it's time to divorce, Hollywood celebs (like a certain Brad and Angelina) turn to the queen of breakup litigation, Laura Wasser. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Vanity Fair's Julie Miller.
Sept. 25, 2016
To get to school, the children must trek as many as four hours up and down a 2,600-ft. mountainside, relying on rickety ladders. Their families see their education as a way out of poverty.
Sept. 25, 2016
NPR's David Welna was recently hacked by a pro-Kremlin website when he applied for press credentials in Ukraine. He's hardly alone. But it's an issue the U.S. government is reluctant to discuss.
Sept. 25, 2016
In advance of the first debate, a rundown of the Democratic presidential candidate's positions.
Sept. 25, 2016
More choice, no Common Core, and a gutting of the U.S. Education Department.
Sept. 25, 2016
State authorities say they've captured the shooter who killed five people in a Burlington mall on Friday evening.
Sept. 24, 2016
When an Israeli family was ambushed in their car in the West Bank, two Palestinians came to their aid. One is paying a price now, seen as aiding the enemy.
Sept. 24, 2016
Michel Martin speaks with reporter Nick de la Canal of member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C., about what's happening in the city after police shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this week.
Sept. 24, 2016
This week, police in Charlotte, N.C., shot and killed a black man. The shooting has spurred days of protests. Michel Martin speaks with Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP.
Sept. 24, 2016
Michel Martin talks to KUOW reporter Ross Reynolds on the latest on the manhunt for a gunman who killed five people Friday night in a shopping mall in Burlington, Wash.
Sept. 24, 2016
The National Museum of African-American History and Culture opens on the National Mall on Saturday. NPR's Sam Sanders talks to visitors and tells us what it was like on the first day.
Sept. 24, 2016
The decision comes days after police killed Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said both dashcam and body-cam video of the shooting will be released.
Sept. 24, 2016
This may be your worst nightmare: Reports are emerging from multiple states of alarming interactions with people in clown clothing.
Sept. 24, 2016
The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday, but an endorsement that came the day before from a smaller paper may matter more to its readers, for the simple fact that it was unexpected.
Sept. 24, 2016

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