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"Just continually putting people in jail, that's not doing anything for them," says an Everett, Wash. police officer who connected with one drug user, Shannon McCarty, and helped her get off drugs.
May 26, 2019
Do you often hear your colleagues complain that the office is too cold or that they have to bundle up? A new study shows that women are more productive when their surrounding temperatures are higher.
May 26, 2019
ISIS has radicalized people around the world. But even with one of the world's largest Muslim populations, India has had very few cases of radicalization — until recently. Most cases are in the south.
May 26, 2019
From pre-Incan to Viking-inspired to a George Washington porter, these beer scientists devote their resources toward re-creating age-old flavors. And sometimes that leads to some sticky situations.
May 26, 2019
After two master's degrees and three children, Hilary Gordon is one of the women who now make up more than half of the contractors at food delivery apps like Instacart. NPR spent a day with her.
May 25, 2019
Attorneys general from 47 states, three U.S. territories and the District of Columbia have asked the Department of Education to make loan discharge for permanently disabled veterans automatic.
May 25, 2019
Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, attend a sumo wrestling match and go to an imperial banquet hosted by Emperor Naruhito.
May 25, 2019
Motorcyclists with the veterans advocacy group Rolling Thunder Inc. will gather in Washington, D.C., for the last time this weekend. The group cites financial issues as its main reason for quitting.
May 25, 2019
"I believe this is the first time since the beginning of European integration that this European Union could actually break apart," center-left Dutch politician Frans Timmermans warned this month.
May 25, 2019
Latino joblessness has dipped to historic lows. But many economists are taking those numbers with caution: There's still a gaping wage difference with white workers.
May 25, 2019
In some remote border towns in Texas along the Rio Grande, U.S. citizens cross back and forth for medical care in Mexico. It's a technically illegal reality that local Border Patrol acknowledges.
May 25, 2019
Researchers found that people who did not have a strong life purpose were more likely to die than those who did — specifically more likely to die of cardiovascular diseases.
May 25, 2019
In early primary and caucus states, there are well-known places — diners, fairs, union halls — where candidates connect with voters. Here are some of the classics and a few new spots.
May 25, 2019
"Disappear? We're not going to do that," she said. She went 10 times to the courthouse before the registrar would sign her up to vote. Then she worked to guard the right and never missed an election.
May 24, 2019
The union said Chief William Scott deceived the author of the search warrant about freelancer Bryan Carmody's press status. "A true leader accepts responsibility," it said.
May 24, 2019

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