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Auto parts supplier Takata has agreed to modify the way it makes airbags. Takata and government safety officials were on Capitol Hill Tuesday to answer questions about the massive recall effort. Some 34 million vehicles need to have new airbags installed.
The Ritchies were one of the great folk song families of the Appalachians. They favored ballads and Jean Ritchie became a master, preferring to sing unaccompanied in a striking, crystalline voice. Alan Lomax recorded her, and she was known as "The Mother of Folk." Ritchie died Monday at 92.
History will be made in Havana on Tuesday when the New York Cosmos take on the Cuban National Team in a soccer match. It's the first time a U.S. professional sports team will play in Cuba since the two countries opened diplomatic ties in December.
President Obama awarded posthumous Medals of Honor, the nation's highest award for combat bravery, on Tuesday to World War I veterans Henry Johnson and William Shemin.
Map showing abortion waiting periods by state...
State lawmakers passed dozens of bills to restrict abortion this session. One trend: making women wait ever longer, up to 72 hours in some states, before having the procedure.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick about how the burning of wood pellets instead of coal in the Europe has led to increased deforestation in the U.S.