Vanilla Boom Means Sudden Weal...

Sep 15, 2019 by

The price of vanilla is ten times higher than a few years ago. That’s bringing unimagined wealth to local villages — and...

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Abortion Pills: California Aga...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Abortion opponents in Sacramento, Calif., protest legislation that would require public university campuses in California to provide...

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Meet The Man Who Guards Americ...

Sep 2, 2019 by

Deep inside the company that dominates the business of ketchup-making, there’s a man who makes sure that every squeeze of this...

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A Weak Side Grows Stronger Thr...

Aug 11, 2019 by

Blake Farmer – At Nashville’s “High Five” camp, 12-year-old Priceless Garinger (center), whose right side has...

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Student Loan Debt And No Degre...

Jul 19, 2019 by

Most days, 25-year-old Chavonne can push her student loan debt to the back of her mind. Between short-term office jobs in the...

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Teachers Sue Department Of Edu...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Debbie Baker thought she qualified for a federal program that helps teachers such as her, as well as nurses, police officers,...

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‘The Plaza’ Is A N...

Jun 6, 2019 by

Genevieve Valentine – In 1988’s Big Business, Bette Midler and Lily Tomlin (twice each) play mismatched twins who...

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Parkland Helped Raise Alarm On...

May 29, 2019 by

Nina Keck Liam Elder-Connors Leonardo Santamaria for NPR It was sunny and cold on Feb. 13, 2018, when 18-year-old Jack Sawyer walked...

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Ohio State Doctor Sexually Abu...

May 18, 2019 by

Merrit Kennedy – Richard Strauss was employed as a doctor at Ohio State University from 1978 until he retired in 1998. AP For...

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Announcing The NPR Student Pod...

May 1, 2019 by

LA Johnson/NPR What happened to a circus elephant in the small East Tennessee town of Erwin a century ago, and what are the people...

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Arizona Teachers Can Now Discu...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Mariana Dale – Before the repeal, Arizona was one of at least seven states with curriculum laws around LGBTQ issues. On...

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A Mentor Challenged Bright Mat...

Apr 12, 2019 by

Joe Palca – George Berzsenyi mentored thousands of high school students in mathematics. Sara Stathas for NPR George Berzsenyi...

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White House And Ivanka Trump P...

Mar 10, 2019 by

Tamara Keith – In the midst of a presidential budget proposal destined to generate controversy for its expected drastic...

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Parents Feel Forced To Relinqu...

Jan 3, 2019 by

Christine Herman – Toni Hoy, at her home in Rantoul, Ill., holds a childhood photo of her son, Daniel, who is now 24. In a...

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To The Dismay Of Free Speech A...

Jan 1, 2019 by

Ashley Westerman – A new cybersecurity law has gone into effect in Vietnam that puts stringent controls on tech companies...

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In ‘Never Too Late,̵...

Dec 24, 2018 by

LA Johnson/NPR – There are hundreds of books about picking the best college. But let’s face it: Most of them are written...

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Why Aren’t Millennials S...

Nov 30, 2018 by

Shoppers walk past a Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store on Black Friday at Dolphin Mall, last week, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP Since...

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Chicago Schools Lose Millions ...

Sep 28, 2018 by

Chicago Public Schools will lose millions of dollars in grant money for what federal officials say is a failure to protect students...

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To Raise Confident, Independen...

Sep 4, 2018 by

Deena Prichep Laura Randall, pictured at Mill Pond Park in Portland, gives her son, Matthew Randall, 7, a lot of freedom to explore...

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The School Shootings That Were...

Aug 28, 2018 by

Anya Kamenetz – LA Johnson/NPR How many times per year does a gun go off in an American school? We should know. But we...

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