Virginity Tests Are Raising Co...

Dec 8, 2019 by

When the rapper T.I. said he has his teenage daughter undergo an annual virginity test, protests arose in the U.S. In fact, the...

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Active Shooter Drills May Not ...

Nov 30, 2019 by

Active shooter drills are one way schools prepare for possible shootings. Now a new report underlines a method for prevention: threat...

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‘The Best Part Of The Fi...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Dave Chappelle accepts the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. PBS will air a...

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Teachers are using Legos to ge...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Building robots from the plastic bricks also builds confidence. “It’s just that wonderful of a medium to delve...

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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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