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Transgender performers walk backstage during an event to mark World AIDS Day...
Transgender people are not getting adequate health care, and widespread discrimination is largely to blame, according to a recent World Health Organization report. And the story is told most starkly...
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In Oklahoma, some people in charge of enforcing the law seem to be skirting it. State audits have found people in district attorney offices have used seized money and property to live rent-free and...
A federal judge in California has ruled that immigration authorities improperly detained women and children who tried to enter the U.S. illegally. Immigrant rights activists are praising the ruling....
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Despite losing his sense of taste and smell to Alzheimer's disease, Greg O'B...
In this installment of NPR's series Inside Alzheimer's, we hear from Greg O'Brien about losing his sense of taste and smell, and how he's learning there's much more to a good meal than food. O'Brien...
It's been 50 years since Bob Dylan strolled on stage at the Newport Folk Fes...
In the early 1960s, burgeoning folk music scenes were burbling up all over the country, and the Newport Folk Festival was their confluence.By the middle of the decade, the reigning king was a young...