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  1. 'Ashley's War' Details Vital Work Of Female Soldiers In Afghanistan

    A new book looks at the female soldiers who served alongside elite special operations units in Afghanistan in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Watch: When Itzhak Perlman played bluegrass with John Denver

    A look back at a unique performance, just in time for Perlman's birthday.
    Classical · Blog Post
  3. In N.D., Church Ceremonies Push Town To Grapple With Gay Rights

    In a small community in southeastern North Dakota, tension between compassion and faith is ever-present in residents' attitudes toward same-sex marriage.
    News · NPR Story
  4. Denver teachers union survey puts spotlight on student discipline issues

    A third of Denver teachers surveyed about behavior issues in class say they don’t feel safe in their own schools, but the district's Superintendent calls the survey "unrealiable."
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  5. It's Official: 2014 Was The Hottest Year On Record, NOAA Says

    The annually-averaged temperature was 1.24 degrees Fahrenheit over the 20th century average, and easily broke the records set in 2005 and 2010.
    News · NPR Story
  6. Maryland Governor Sends State Troopers As Protests Grow In Baltimore

    Protesters took to the streets demanding justice, after a black man suffered a deadly injury to his spine after being arrested.
    News · NPR Story
  7. Loud and Clear: What we're hearing about our parole series

    As part of our segment, "Loud and Clear," listeners share their thoughts about our five-part series on parole in Colorado.
    News · Story
  8. Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

    Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?
    News · NPR Story
  9. How AeroPress fans are hacking their way to a better cup of coffee

    Coffee aficionados say the simple, syringe-like device makes exceptional espresso and allows for countless variations on the perfect cup. Not surprising, given that its inventor is a serial tinkerer.
    News · NPR Story
  10. Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch For Attorney General

    In one of the most protracted cabinet-level confirmation processes, 10 Republicans joined the chamber's Democrats in a 56 to 43 vote to approve the long-delayed nomination to replace Eric Holder.
    News · NPR Story