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When Drug Treatment For Narcotic Addiction Never Ends

Friday, November 20, 2015

Medicines that help users wean themselves from opioid drugs can be prescribed in a doctor's office or clinic. But some clients question whether the clinics always have their best interests at heart.

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Drug Treatment Slots Are Scarce For Pregnant Women

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tennessee's "fetal assault" law is designed to push pregnant women into drug treatment programs. But there are not enough of those programs available for the people who need them.

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In Tennessee, Giving Birth To A Drug-Dependent Baby Can Be A Crime

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The state's "fetal assault" law punishes women whose babies are born with drug withdrawal symptoms. Proponents say the law spurs women to seek treatment, while opponents say it deters them.

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Tenn. Law Targets Pregnant Women Who Are Drug Addicts

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A controversial new "fetal assault" law in Tennessee punishes pregnant women who abuse drugs. The new law is intended to encourage mothers-to-be to seek treatment, but it can also scare women.

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Fleas Are Great! But Watch Out For A Worm That Looks Like Vermicelli

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

In honor of Halloween, NPR gets a guided tour of parasites that reside in London's Natural History Museum.

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An Odd Group Of 5: Roommates Welcome Syrian Refugee Into Toledo, Ohio, Home

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The house on Alvin Street in Toledo, Ohio, has five roommates. Four of them are American students or recent graduates, and the fifth is a 22-year-old butcher from Syria who barely spe...

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Among The Lucky Few: Syrian Family Rebuilds In America's Heartland

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Fewer than 2,000 Syrian refugees have been allowed to come to the U.S. The Al-Awad family in Toledo, Ohio, is among them. Local groups are helping them adjust to their new life in the U.S.

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Returning To Syria For Love: Why A Refugee Plans To Leave The U.S.

Friday, October 16, 2015

A man who has lived in the U.S. for three years is returning to Syria because his fiancé of four years has no chance of coming to the U.S.

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Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

Friday, October 02, 2015

As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.

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A South Korean City Designed For The Future Takes On A Life Of Its Own

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Songdo City was planned as a futuristic international business hub. Instead, it's become popular among Koreans as an attractive residential area. This story is the latest in NPR's Cities Project.

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'Taxi': A Banned Filmmaker Works From The Road

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has continued to make films since being officially barred from doing so. His latest finds him driving a cab, picking up passengers.

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After Losing A City, Afghan Forces Fight To Push Back Taliban Advance

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The U.S. launched an airstrike in Afghanistan on Tuesday, one day after Taliban forces overtook the city of Kunduz — the first time the Taliban has captured a provincial capital since 2001.

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After The Pope's Visit, Boehner Decides 'Today's The Day To Do This'

Friday, September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner delivered remarks to the press Friday on his decision to resign, and President Obama offered comments on the resignation, as well.

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A 'Super Bowl' Of The Sky: Sunday's Supermoon Eclipse

Friday, September 25, 2015

If you look up between 9 and 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, you're likely to see an extra-large, crimson full moon — as it undergoes a lunar eclipse. Astronomer Jackie Faherty of the Carnegie ...

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Monzer's Journey: The Long, Hard Slog Of A Syrian Refugee

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro and Joanna Kakissis follow Syrian refugee Monzer Omar as he makes the difficult trip from the Turkish coast to Central Europe in search of a new home.

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Europe's Long History Can Handcuff Its People

Sunday, September 20, 2015

As he leaves his foreign posting for a new role hosting All Things Considered, NPR's Ari Shapiro reflects on what living in London has taught him about life in the U.S.

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Raising The Tower Bridge: NPR's Ari Shapiro Bids Farewell To London

Friday, September 18, 2015

After two years as NPR's London Correspondent, Ari Shapiro, is returning to the states to host All Things Considered. Before he left, producer Rich Preston had a once-in-a-lifetime surprise for him.

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Migrant Crisis Adds To Tension Between UK And Rest Of Europe

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The United Kingdom plans to admit 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next 5 years. The International Rescue Committee says that's the number of refugees one German city admitted in a single weekend.

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'Serial Rebel' Jeremy Corbyn Expected To Win Labour Party Leadership

Friday, September 11, 2015

The British Labour Party is choosing its next leader who will go head-to-head with Prime Minister David Cameron in Parliament. Frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is not exactly considered mainstream.

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A Milestone For A Beloved Monarch

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II today becomes Great Britain's longest-reigning royal, overtaking Victoria, who ruled for 63 years, seven months and two days. She's marking the occasion by opening a railway line.

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