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Soccer Star Brandi Chastain Says She Will Donate Her Brain To Science

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Retired soccer player Brandi Chastain, who became a superstar when she scored the game-winning goal for the U.S. in the 1999 World Cup final against China, says she will donate her brain to science.

In an interview with USA Today, Chastain said she wanted scientists to use her ...

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Divided High Court Gives Little Hint On How It Will Decide Abortion Case

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

After hearing oral arguments on what could be one of the most important abortion cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in decades, NPR's Nina Totenberg says that the only thing that is certain is that Justice Anthony Kennedy will cast the deciding vote.

As expected, Nina says, the three ...

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On His Visit To Cuba, President Obama Will Watch Exhibition Ball Game

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

After more than a decade, Major League Baseball is coming back to Cuba and it will have a very important spectator.

The White House announced on Tuesday that President Obama would be on hand in Havana to watch an exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban ...

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Craig Windham, NPR Newscaster, Dies

Monday, February 29, 2016

Craig Windham, a voice familiar to many NPR listeners, died unexpectedly last night of a pulmonary embolism. He was 66.

Windham was an award-winning journalist who covered presidential campaigns, hurricanes, earthquakes and the first Persian Gulf War. More recently, he focused on anchoring and reporting for NPR's Newscasts. In ...

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MLB Aims To Speed Up Baseball With New Rules

Sunday, February 28, 2016

When spring training kicks off this week, baseball will be played with new rules. Most are designed to speed up the game. But one might slow things down.

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'Body Hacking' Movement Rises Ahead Of Moral Answers

Saturday, February 27, 2016

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The 10th Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The 10th Republican debate was a free-for-all brawl. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz took turns taking shots at Donald Trump. They tried to portray him as a man with many insults but little substance. Over and over, Cruz and Rubio painted Trump as a shape-shifter who would cut less-than-conservative deals ...

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Why A Single Question Decides The Fates Of Central American Migrants

Thursday, February 25, 2016

When he thinks about his future, Alfredo Trejo takes a deep breath.

"Many of those people who have been rounded up and will be deported, they already know their future," he says. "They'll die of hunger or they'll be killed by bullets."

Trejo came to the United States in 2014, ...

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Why A Single Question Decides The Fates Of Central American Migrants

Thursday, February 25, 2016

When he thinks about his future, Alfredo Trejo takes a deep breath.

"Many of the people who have been rounded up and will be deported, they already know their future," he says. "They'll die of hunger or they'll be killed by bullets."

Trejo came to the United States in 2014, ...

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In Photos: A Short History Of Official Funerals For Supreme Court Justices

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This morning, the Supreme Court draped a black wool crepe on Justice Antonin Scalia's chair and the bench in front of it.

It's a tradition that dates back to 1873 after the death of Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase and for Scalia, its the beginning of a series of highly ...

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Obama Won't Appoint Scalia Replacement While Senate Is Out This Week

Monday, February 15, 2016

The White House says the president will not move to appoint a Supreme Court replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia while the Senate is in recess this week.

In an interview with ABC News, White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Obama would would wait to announce his nominee until Congress ...

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6 Major Supreme Court Cases That Would Have Been Different Without Scalia

Sunday, February 14, 2016

In terms of the ideological balance of the Supreme Court, the death of Justice Antonin Scalia is monumental. With Scalia, the court had four reliable conservative votes and, in Justice Kennedy, the court had a conservative swing vote.

That led to many decisions that were decided by a razor thin ...

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At The Steps Of The Supreme Court, A Small Memorial For Justice Scalia

Sunday, February 14, 2016

On a frigid morning in Washington, the flags fluttered at half staff. Under a cloudless sky, the Supreme Court building looked brilliant.

A small American flag was draped at the foot of the steps and mourners placed flowers and candles to pay tribute to Justice Antonin Scalia.

Bill Follett, a ...

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5 Opinions From Justice Antonin Scalia That Are Worth A Read

Saturday, February 13, 2016

One thing that is undeniable about Justice Antonin Scalia is that his opinions were always a good read. He was a reliable conservative, but every once in a while he broke rank. Most of all, however, Scalia, who died on Saturday, will be remembered for his scathing dissents.

We've sifted ...

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The 6th Democratic Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Friday, February 12, 2016

The sixth Democratic presidential debate may have been in Wisconsin, but the candidates' focus was South Carolina. Issues important to black voters came up repeatedly, as did loyalty to Obama and other things we've grown accustomed to, like heated debate over Wall Street's influence. Foreign policy veered into a debate ...

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Federal Grand Jury Said To Begin Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A federal grand jury is said to have begun hearing evidence in the case of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after he was placed in a chokehold by a white police officer, NPR's Joel Rose reports, citing two sources familiar with the investigation.

The grand jury is ...

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Former Judge Urges Obama To Commute Sentence He Imposed A Decade Ago

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

In a letter to president Obama, a former federal judge is asking that a sentence he handed down in 2004 be commuted.

"In looking back on the case, it was one of the most troubling that I ever faced in my five years on the federal bench," Paul G. ...

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Two Of Cuban Baseball's Brightest Stars Apparently Defect

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

In a further sign that Cuban baseball is in shambles, Cuban state media reports that two of the island's brightest stars left their team in Santo Domingo after competing in the Caribbean Series.

Lourdes Gourriel Jr., 22, and his older brother Yulieski, 31, left the team hotel in the early ...

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WATCH: Republicans — Then And Now — Talking About Drug Addiction

Monday, February 08, 2016

If you pay attention to way Republican presidential candidates are talking about drug abuse, it seems vastly different from the way the party leaders of the past talked about the issue.

Perhaps the new, more compassionate stance was synthesized best by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during Saturday's GOP debate.

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In Pictures: The Taiwan Earthquake And Rescue Operations

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The magnitude-6.4 earthquake has left 26 people dead. Camila had the news in an earlier post.

Here is the story in photographs, which tell stories of life and death, destruction and hope in the quake's aftermath:

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