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Also this week, Sen. Lamar Alexander proposed a new system for keeping colleges accountable and simplifying the application for federal student aid.
Feb. 9, 2019
Ethan Lindenberger had never received vaccines for diseases like polio or measles because his mom is anti-vaccine. Now he's 18, he's finally getting his shots.
Feb. 9, 2019
When the AIDS crisis started in the 1980s, the official response was tepid. Then activists channeled their anger into into one of the most effective protest movements in recent history.
Feb. 9, 2019
The Central American country has been in turmoil since last April, when President Daniel Ortega launched a brutal crackdown on protesters and other opponents.
Feb. 9, 2019
The well-liked Republican leading a deep-blue state is an outspoken critic of President Trump and has denounced the "debilitating politics of Washington."
Feb. 9, 2019
For the past few years, there hasn't been enough natural snow in Mora, Minn. to carpet the forests for a famed cross-country ski race. Local farmers now volunteer to make snow for the trails.
Feb. 9, 2019
"What we've achieved so far is significant. But these are small, two or three small steps in a long journey," Zalmay Khalilzad said in a hoarse voice, the result of 42 hours of talks with the Taliban.
Feb. 8, 2019
Government data reflect a slight dip in arrests even as authorities see more Central American families trying to enter the U.S.
Feb. 8, 2019
People who survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history were told this week that they cannot camp out or park RVs on their destroyed properties. They must keep waiting.
Feb. 8, 2019
Officials have been "thinking a lot about voter access and democracy," says City Manager Eric Wobser, "and so we thought it was a really natural switch."
Feb. 8, 2019
Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax requested on Saturday that "no one rush to judgment" after a second woman came forward to accuse him of sexual assault. Virginia Democrats are calling for him to resign.
Feb. 8, 2019
The Virginia governor's declaration comes roughly a week after the state Capitol was thrown into disarray by the revelation he appeared in blackface decades ago.
Feb. 8, 2019
From the educational to the artful, the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is reopening in New York City, featuring lots of artifacts about our furry, four-legged friends.
Feb. 8, 2019
With his government rocked by ongoing yellow vest demonstrations, French President Emmanuel Macron launched a nationwide series of community conversations. But some wonder if anything will change.
Feb. 8, 2019
How can I find out if my plastic waste is really being recycled What makes some plastic recyclable and some not? Here are answers from the NPR correspondents working on "The Plastic Tide" series.
Feb. 8, 2019

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