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NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Ashby Jones about putting a price on the human egg. Some donors are calling industry caps on how much women can be paid to be donors unfair.
NPR reviews the premiere of I Am Cait, E! network's new reality series in which Caitlyn Jenner introduces her female identity to her family and explores transgender issues.
About 1,000 people die in American jails every year and about a third of those are suicides. Jails often house people who've never been in legal trouble before, and it can have a traumatic effect.
Detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., gather for a S...
In-house chaplains have helped detainees cope with daily frustration, even reducing violence in detention centers. But meeting the spiritual needs of people from all over the world is a challenge.
The Boy Scouts are expected to end the ban on gay leaders and volunteers Monday. It will still allow troops affiliated with religious groups to deny leadership roles based on sexual orientation.
To selfie, or not to selfie?...
Some say selfies are a mark of our narcissistic culture. But what about a little photoshopping? Is this further evidence of our vanity — or a platform for our personal brand and self-expression?