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Best Baby Name

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Call and share the baby name you picked out and tell us why you think it's the best of the year.

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Schoolbook

OPINION: Conversations Offline Prevent Shaming Online

Monday, December 29, 2014

Teens who debated online about a violent video game found they faced many of the same issues raised by the game itself.
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The Longest Shortest Time

Music Together-ish

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Fourteen years ago, Jacob hated his mom's lullabies, which she thought meant he hated music. But now he's a modern Freddie Mercury.

The Takeaway

Jolly Without Holly: How Non-Christian Families Navigate The Holidays

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How do non-Christian parents who prefer to keep Christmas-free homes stick to their guns in a nation that's so in love with Christmas? Families of different faiths weigh in here.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: North Korea's Internet Blackout, U.S. Economic Growth, Mariah Carey Winning Christmas

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

North Korea's internet goes ominously dark, Mariah Carey may have sung the best Christmas song ever, and Syria and Sierra Leone's streets are silent.

The Takeaway

School Discipline: It's Different For Black Girls

Friday, December 12, 2014

New data shows that black girls and white girls are disciplined very differently by the U.S. educational system—and the disparity in treatment begins as early as elementary school.

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The Longest Shortest Time

Love Yurts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A marriage; a miscarriage. A divorce; a guy who looks (and smells) like a caveman. All in this epic love story.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Race and Criminal Justice, The Front Lines of the Ebola Crisis, and A New Gilded Age

Friday, December 05, 2014

The Takeaway explores racial justice in America, we have an update on the Ebola crisis in Liberia, and a look at economic recovery for average Americans.

On The Media

#39 - Little Sh*ts

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Alanah Pearce is a video game reviewer who gets harassed a lot online. But recently she learned something about her harassers that gave her a new way to deal with them.
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The Takeaway

A Fight to End Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Pregnancy discrimination is not a new issue within the office, but attorney Gillian Thomas says it is becoming more commonplace as more women enter and remain in the workforce.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Pregnancy Discrimination, Divorce on The Decline, and Christmas Tree Prices

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The Takeaway explores a pregnancy discrimination before the Supreme Court, we look at the declining divorce rate, and the most wonderful time of the year for Christmas tree farmers.

The Longest Shortest Time

Five Gifts You Could Buy...Or Make Out of Garbage

Monday, December 01, 2014

Hillary Frank, host of The Longest Shortest Time parenting podcast, shares her favorite garbage, er, gifts to give kids for the holidays!

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The Longest Shortest Time

There's No Place That's Home

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Touring makeup artist Christina Tracey discusses life on the road with a toddler & what it means when your home is everywhere.

The Takeaway

Erasing Religious Holidays From School Calendars

Friday, November 14, 2014

A Maryland Muslim community asked its school board to recognize Muslim holidays. Instead, the board voted to strip the school calendar of religious holiday references.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: An Addiction to War, The United States of Texas, and Hilariously Awful Election Ads

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Takeaway explores the new film by Sebastian Junger, the ways Texas is transforming America, and we made some pretty funny fake election ads.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Cancer From a Distance, Defying Authority, and Rethinking School Sports

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Takeaway explores what it's like to a loved one battle breast cancer, we examine Kaci Hickox's Ebola quarantine defiance, and question the value of school sports.

The Longest Shortest Time

Peeping Mom

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Most people get through postpartum depression with therapy. But for writer Megan Stielstra, the answer was spying on her neighbor.

The Takeaway

Isaiah Lamb Was a High School Basketball Star, Homecoming King, and Homeless

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Over 100,000 student athletes at the youth, high school, and college levels are homeless. Sports Illustrated spent six months investigating their stories.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Speed Dating for Mom Friends

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hillary Frank, host of WNYC's The Longest Shortest Time, plays matchmaker to busy moms looking for new friendships.

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The Takeaway

SCOTUS Blocks Key Parts of Texas Abortion Law

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed a partial victory to abortion clinics in Texas. But this emotional and highly politicized legal battle is far from over.

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