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An interauterine device provides long-term birth control....
A popular contraception program in Colorado is receiving criticism from conservative lawmakers who say that the program's use of intrauterine devices, or IUDs, qualify as abortions.More than 30,000...
The dramatic admission of guilt by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's defense team in its opening statement Wednesday has generated questions about the trial now underway. Many are wondering why the government...
Eight-year-old Tomás Rocha, a third grader at Malcolm X Elementary School i...
The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the ninth grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don't identify their gender with the biological...
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NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Phillip Atiba Goff, president of the Center for Policing Equity and a visiting scholar at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, about his reaction to the Justice...
Signs posted by parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., call for opting out of state-mand...
Meet Jenni Hofschulte, the 35-year-old mom who's one of the parents leading the charge against testing in Milwaukee."I have two children in Milwaukee Public Schools," Hofschulte says over coffee at a...
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The 1965 Voting Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., became known as Bloody Sunday because it ended in state troopers beating nonviolent protesters as they tried to cross the Edmund Pettus...
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