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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Shop around. That's the advice of health insurance navigators for people seeking health policies on the Affordable Care Act's state and federal exchanges. Premiums have climbed but so have subsidies.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program expired in September. Millions of children could lose coverage, unless Congress acts soon to restore the money to keep the program running.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Yaritza Martinez was infected with the Zika virus when she was 12 weeks pregnant. Doctors in Washington, D.C., are studying her son and other children to see if the virus has affected their health.
Friday, September 29, 2017
It's not against the law for politicians to consider politics when they're redrawing districts, but the situation in Wisconsin is particularly aggressive.
Friday, September 22, 2017
If a man and a woman are married and a child is born, the man is automatically a parent. But if a woman who gives birth is married to another woman, parental rights are not guaranteed for her spouse.
Monday, September 18, 2017
"Good and evil — they mix in the world," says author Soman Chainani. "Both sides claim to be good, both sides claim to be telling the truth." His latest in the series is called Quests for Glory.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
An average of 37 children die in hot cars each year. A new bill in Congress aims to address the problem by requiring all new autos to remind drivers to check the back seat when they leave the car.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The story of how that population grew so large is a long one that's mostly about Mexico, and full of unintended consequences.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Monday, February 15, 2016
On this Presidents Day, we dig into why the United States calls its leader the "president."
Friday, July 10, 2015
Legendary Egyptian actor Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83. He became a global star in the 1960s with films like Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago — but his career started in Cairo.
Friday, February 06, 2015
Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Now is the time when Cadbury's colorfully wrapped chocolate eggs hit stores in Great Britain. But the company has changed the chocolate used in the treats, leaving many Britons in "shellshock."
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Noelle Johnson has about $20,000 in student loans and is still working on her degree. Without the higher earnings a B.A. can bring, even a modest student debt load can pose a big challenge.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Ask a woman if anybody has ever complained about her voice and, chances are, you'll get a story. Watch the above animated video, and you'll see what we mean.
Your voice is too squeaky, it's too loud, it lacks authority, it sounds childish, it's grating or obnoxious or unprofessional.
Monday, October 06, 2014
There are more millennials in the U.S. than there are baby boomers. Why do they get so many eye rolls?
Thursday, April 11, 2013
It's the season for dusting, scrubbing and digging into the inner confines of the cupboard, where a stash of daunting ingredients may await.
Rather than generate more food waste, consider tapping the wisdom of the crowd through NPR's new Cook Your Cupboard project.
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Thursday, April 04, 2013
We've all got those strange food items in the kitchen that either bewilder or bore us: A strange can of beans bought in a pre-storm panic. Something in another language, gifted as a souvenir. Bulk items purchased for an ambitious recipe, used exactly once.
And usually, those things just sit ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Critics say the ads, created by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, are condescending and could have a negative effect on people who are overweight. But the company stands by the...
Monday, August 13, 2012
When Brown took the reins at Cosmopolitan magazine in 1965, it was a foundering monthly known for fiction. Without any editing experience, she turned it into the wildly popular, sexy,...