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Medicaid in Oregon now pays for medication to suppress puberty in teens who may want to change their gender. Oregon officials decided the benefits outweigh possible trade-offs of stopping puberty.
April 05, 2015
The Israeli leader, who appeared on CNN and NBC, urged the U.S. and Western powers to seek a better agreement to limit Tehran's nuclear program.
April 05, 2015
Bring forth your baskets so that we may fill them with these five fun facts about the spring holiday.
April 05, 2015
Officials in Hollywood, Fla., have long battled a controversial homeless advocate. Now they've bought his shelter — and made a deal for him and the homeless people who stayed there to go elsewhere.
April 05, 2015
Francis, in his annual Urbi et Orbi message, decried the bloodshed in Africa and the Middle East. He also expressed hope for the framework deal on Iran's nuclear program.
April 05, 2015
Many Christians in the east African country gathering at churches for Easter Sunday used the occasion to remember 148 killed in the campus assault.
April 05, 2015
The Kentucky Wildcats will not finish the college basketball season undefeated. Last night at the final four event, Wisconsin beat Kentucky in a dramatic showdown between number-one seeds.
April 05, 2015
In a down-to-the-wire showdown, Wisconsin beat Kentucky in the men's final four basketball tournament. NPR's Rachel Martin gets a preview of the upcoming games from Mike Pesca of Slate.com.
April 05, 2015
A dispute over membership is riling a Native American tribe near Yosemite. The Chukchansi tribe has been disenrolling members for decades, meaning the tribe's casino profits are going to fewer people.
April 05, 2015
Residents of Lucille Ball's hometown in western New York want a life-sized statue of the star removed. They say it's terrifying.
April 05, 2015
A framework was announced last week to curb Iran's nuclear program. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Iranian businessman Rouzbeh Pirouz about how the proposal will affect his business.
April 05, 2015
NPR's Philip Reeves recently visited the earthquake-battered cathedral in New Zealand built by a 19th-century ancestor. He found his family history entwined in a fierce contemporary controversy.
April 05, 2015
The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.
April 05, 2015
The culture of retro cocktails that the show helped reignite is intriguing, considering how much of Mad Men is actually about excessive — even abusive — drinking.
April 05, 2015
Kenyan officials say they have identified the son of a government official as one of the gunmen who took part in an Islamic extremist attack on a Kenyan university that killed 148 people.
April 05, 2015
The Saudis are trying to rehabilitate convicted terrorists with programs such as art therapy in a resort setting. More than 80 percent have reformed, the Saudis say. But some returned to al-Qaida.
April 05, 2015
Bring forth your baskets so that we may fill them with these five fun facts about the spring holiday.
April 05, 2015
The Badgers bested the Wildcats in a 71-64 Final Four victory Saturday, ending Kentucky's unbeaten season. Wisconsin advances to meet the Duke Blue Devils in Monday's final game.
April 04, 2015
In Japan, many schools don't employ janitors. Instead, they ask the students to pitch in with the daily upkeep. Some U.S. schools are doing the same.
April 04, 2015
After their Final Four faceoff, the seventh-seed Spartans are headed home. The Blue Devils will meet either Kentucky or Wisconsin in Monday's final game.
April 04, 2015

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