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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:20 -0500More dads are getting involved with parenting, but the resources to help them are much slimmer than those available for moms.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:52:00 -0500A U.S. border patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national from across the border, and the agent was not disciplined. The boy's family says a suit is their only possibility for justice.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:49:00 -0500Many young adults struggle with the transition to adulthood, finding it difficult to do things like manage their money and pay their bills on time. This new school in Maine is here to help.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:20 -0500We hear a lot about senseless violence: people who lose their lives or their freedom over a stolen backpack, or perceived slight. Two researchers think social science might help prevent these crimes.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:53:00 -0500The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:05:00 -0500Thomas Jefferson's Virginia plantation is being renovated to shed more light on the enslaved people who lived and worked there. One of the most notable of those slaves was Sally Hemings.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:49 -0500Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from parents and pundits. The program also includes rebooting and even closing down under-performing schools, mostly in neighborhoods with some of the most vulnerable students.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500A former engineer for the ride-hailing app Uber published a blog post this weekend claiming that she faced sexual harassment while working at the company. Uber says it's investigating the allegations.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and much of social media limits that exposure.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500A church in Washington state is suing the federal government for preventing it from practicing its faith. The Episcopal diocese says the refugee ban stops them from welcoming strangers in need.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500The suicide of a 31-year-old Mexican immigrant in an Arizona detention center has raised questions about the safety and treatment of immigrants in these centers.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500Why does the U.S. have a holiday for chief executives, but none for their vice presidents? We right that wrong on this Presidents Day with an original vice presidents song.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis have offered words of reassurance to European officials worried about NATO and Russia due to contradicting statements from the president over the last few months. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jacob Parakilas of Chatham House, a think tank in London, about how Europeans are reacting.