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Many people don't know which shots they need as they get older. And the vaccines can be tougher to keep track of because many adults go to the doctor less frequently than kids do.
May 15, 2019
A team of high school students in Tennessee researched the century-old story of "Murderous Mary" and found a town eager for redemption. Their podcast is a winner in NPR's Student Podcast Challenge.
May 15, 2019
Facebook said Tuesday that it would implement a "one-strike" policy that would prevent users who have violated the site's standards from using its livestreaming platform.
May 15, 2019
Many say the storm of criticism around Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), the first black Muslim woman in Congress, is more about who she is than what she says. Her experience is familiar to other Muslim leaders.
May 15, 2019
New Hampshire wildlife officials relocated a black bear with a penchant for doughnuts more than 100 miles north — close to the Canadian border. A year later, she has traveled a long and winding route.
May 15, 2019
The middle school winners of the NPR Student Podcast Challenge offer their perspective on why talking about something so natural is so taboo — and why that's silly.
May 15, 2019
Courts have tended to side with Congress when it comes to questions of congressional oversight of the executive branch. House Democrats hope they will again in a confrontation over the Mueller report.
May 15, 2019
Congress so far hasn't used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
May 15, 2019
The travel advisory ordered the departure of employees at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Irbil. It was not immediately clear what led to the order.
May 15, 2019
The vote in the Alabama Senate came after a chaotic attempt to vote last week. If the governor signs the bill into law, it will become among the most restrictive in the country.
May 14, 2019
There's a type of spider that can slowly stretch its web taut and then release it, causing the web to catapult forward and entangle unsuspecting prey in its strands.
May 14, 2019
Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.
May 14, 2019
The mid-June interview will be limited in time, although no topics are off limits and it is expected to focus heavily on the proposed Trump Tower Russia project and a 2016 meeting, a source tells NPR.
May 14, 2019
"I will be damned if the same politicians who refused to act then are going to try to come back today and say we need to find a middle-of-the-road approach to save our lives," the congresswoman said.
May 14, 2019
Rivlin overcame sexism in the world of economics and was a heavweight, serving as former President Bill Clinton's budget director and the first head of the Congressional Budget Office.
May 14, 2019

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