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Federal Appeals Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Payments To Planned Parenthood

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:45:15 -0400

It reversed earlier injunctions that forbade the state from suspending payments to the medical provider over a controversial leaked video of Planned Parenthood staff.

Probiotic Bacteria Could Protect Newborns From Deadly Infection

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:09:00 -0400

Each year more than 600,000 babies die of sepsis. Researchers have found a simple way to prevent it: Feed babies probiotic bacteria that are common in kimchi, pickles and other fermented vegetables.

With Heavy Drinking On The Rise, How Much Is Too Much?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Binge-drinking sounds like an all-night bender, but here's a reality check: Many social drinkers may "binge" without knowing it. Women who drink four or more drinks on an occasion are binge-drinking.

Episode 653: The Anti-Store

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:59:03 -0400

Costco made shopping harder, and customers loved it. Now a new company is taking the Costco experience to new extremes.

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Flood Standards For Infrastructure Projects

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:45:00 -0400

An Obama order called for new public infrastructure projects to be built to withstand rising sea levels caused by climate change. President Trump revoked that order to accelerate the review process.

The Best Item In An Astronaut's Care Package? Definitely The Ice Cream

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:36:00 -0400

Unlike other cargo vehicles, the SpaceX spacecraft can return to Earth without burning up. So it's equipped with freezers for transporting medical samples — and the occasional frozen treat.

Charles Berry Jr. On World Cafe

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:15:31 -0400

The son of the late Chuck Berry shares memories from his early years, what it was like joining his father on tour and contributing to that final album, Chuck.

Kenyan Opposition Leader Vows To Take Election Challenge To Supreme Court

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:41:00 -0400

Raila Odinga said he's mounting a legal challenge to what he calls President Uhuru Kenyatta's "computer-generated fraud." But he's not the only one to raise questions about the election recently.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Look At Literary Adaptations

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

TV and movie producers are looking to the shelves for inspiration: a number of popular shows and films this year started as books.

Texas' Special Session Ended, But State Lawkmakers Still Want To Discuss Bathroom Bill

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

Efforts to pass a so-called "bathroom bill" in Texas died when the legislature adjourned a special session on Tuesday. But proponents haven't given up hope, amid talk of another special session to deal with the issue.

How Do Teachers Talk About Hate Speech?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

One Charlottesville, Va., elementary school teacher grapples with how to have this conversation with her students the week after the violence erupted in her city just as a new school year is about to begin.

Jewish Leaders Say Anti-Semitism Around The Nation Is A Disturbing Trend

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

The American Jewish community has been unsettled by the re-emergence of vocal anti-Semitism, largely believed to be a feature of the nation's past.

Sessions Continues To Criticize Sanctuary Cities During His Visit To Miami

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in Miami highlighting one of the city's communities cooperating with the Trump administration in helping deport immigrants here illegally, but he's still singling out cities who aren't complying.

President Trump Refers To Counter-Protesters As The 'Alt-Left'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

President Donald Trump lumped the protestors who objected to the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., in with counter-protesters.

40 Years After His Death, Elvis Presley Still Draws Large Crowds

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:31:00 -0400

Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today in Memphis, Tenn. Tens of thousands of fans have gone to his Graceland home to commemorate the singer.