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International travel is beyond the reach of most kids from tough urban neighborhoods. Anise Hayes of Atlantic Impact tells NPR's Rachel Martin that her program gives high school students that chance.
The Train to Crystal City is the story of the WWII program to trade German and Italian Americans for Americans who were trapped abroad. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with author Jan Jarboe Russell.
Police continue making arrests in Europe, saying they've halted terrorist plots. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston discusses the latest on the investigation into the attack in Paris with NPR's Rachel Martin.
During his State of the Union address, President Obama will announce a plan to help the middle class and raise taxes on the wealthy. NPR's Mara Liasson previews the speech with NPR's Rachel Martin.
Researchers in Scotland say they have a new way to investigate the killing of large birds of prey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to forensic scientist Dennis Gentles about dusting birds for fingerprints.
Churches are retiring their hymnals and organs, hoping to attract younger crowds. But at West Auburn Congregational in Maine, Charles Marshall has been playing for 70 years with no plans to retire.