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Supreme Court To Decide If Prosecution, Defense Can Share Experts in Capital Case

April 24
Nina Totenberg / NPR

The Supreme Court will decide if an Alabama inmate should have his sentence revisited because his attorney didn't get help from an independent mental health expert when he was sentenced to death.

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New Jersey Residents Brace For Trump's Weekend Whirlwinds To Blow Their Way

April 24
Joel Rose / NPR

The president likely will skip summer's heat at his Florida resort, instead going to his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Some there are excited, but others worry the visits will overwhelm the town.

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Is It Time For Hearing Aids To Be Sold Over The Counter?

April 24
Patti Neighmond / NPR

About 35 million Americans suffer some hearing loss, but most don't do anything about it. There's a growing effort to make hearing aids easier and cheaper to buy.

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NYPD Deems Judge's Death 'Suspicious' After Leaning Toward Suicide

April 24
Doreen McCallister / NPR

Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to New York's highest state court, the Court of Appeals, was found dead earlier this month in the Hudson River.

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Young Entrepreneurs Find Funky Niche In Products 'Made In Ukraine'

April 23
Lucian Kim / NPR

Startups and boutique designers make up a small part of Ukraine's economy. But they're making everything from socks to streetwear — and are gaining skills essential for the country's development.

Hugo Castro Returns To San Diego, Recovering From Injuries

Hugo Castro Returns To San Diego, Recovering From Injuries

April 23
By Jean Guerrero

The San Diego activist and U.S. citizen is receiving medical treatment for severe injuries he suffered in Mexico under circumstances that remain mysterious.

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French Voters Shun Political Parties, Sending Macron, Le Pen To Presidential Runoff

April 23
Miles Parks / NPR

Political outsider Emmanuel Macron has come in top place in the first round of the election with around 24 percent of the vote. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen trailed with 22 percent.

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'I Dreamed Of Africa' Author And Conservationist, Shot In Kenya

April 23
Miles Parks / NPR

Kuki Gallmann, the conservationist and author of the book that became a film starring Kim Basinger, was shot Sunday in Kenya. Tensions continue to boil between land owners and cattle herders there.

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Willy Wonka-Inspired 'Candy Alchemist' Spins Sugar Into Pure Imagination

April 23
Allyson McCabe / NPR

A tiny, hard-to-find storefront in Brooklyn is home to the darkly whimsical world of a most unusual candy maker. Eugene J. studied chemical engineering before opening an experimental candy shop.

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Trump, The Golfer In Chief

April 23
Scott Horsley / NPR

President Trump plays a lot of golf. But not nearly as much as Woodrow Wilson.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Why Aren't More Farms Putting Poop To Good Use?

April 23
Alan Yu / NPR

Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity. Farmers can use it to power their operations or even sell some back to the grid. But some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.

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Nearly 100 Days In, Trump Voter In One Rust Belt County Shares Concerns

April 23
Jeff Brady / NPR

Jamie Ruppert of Pennsylvania supports President Trump, but says she'd give his first few months in office a B- or C+. He "stepped up" for the people of Syria, she says, but failed at health care.

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Student Loans: You've Got Questions, We've Got Answers

April 23
Anya Kamenetz / NPR

Is trade school the ticket? Does the middle class have the worst debt woes? Listeners weigh in with burning student loan questions.

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Can You Still Have Hope When Life Seems Hopeless?

April 23
Ashley Westerman / NPR

We interviewed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and asked about their hopes for the future. We were shaken by their answers.

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Trump's First 100 Days: An 'Entry-Level' Presidency

April 23
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

Trump is the first president without political, military or government experience. And experts argue that he's faced setbacks because of it.

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Clashes Over Grazing Land In Nigeria Threaten Nomadic Herding

April 23
Julia Simon / NPR

Nomadic herders who live across West Africa are having to travel further and further south for their cows to graze. Some are letting cows graze on cropland, leading to deadly conflicts with farmers.

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His Teacher Told Him He Wouldn't Go To College, Then He Did

April 23
Sophia Alvarez Boyd / NPR

African-American students with disabilities are disciplined far more and graduate far less than their counterparts, researchers say. What needs to change to help more succeed?

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Chemo Scrambled My Brain

April 23
Meredith Rizzo / NPR

After an incorrect dose of a chemotherapy drug for Crohn's disease caused Anne Webster's bone marrow to shut down, she decided that, if she survived, she'd write about her experience.

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Why My Coal Mining Grandfather's Deathbed Advice Applies To Minority Americans

April 23
Amy Alexander / NPR

As my grandfather lay dying from Black Lung disease, his eldest children did not question or doubt his advice to them: go out and get educations, and master newer ways of working.

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Black-Jewish Relations Intensified And Tested By Current Political Climate

April 23
Akinyi Ochieng / NPR

Activist ties that go back to the Civil Rights Movement are being strained by divergent viewpoints on the movement for black lives and Israel's position on Palestine.

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