Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month The FDA has approved the Probuphine implant for medication-assisted therapy for opioid addiction. It lasts for six months, compared to daily pills. But it also will be more expensive.
Ship That Breast Milk For You? Companies Add Parent-Friendly Perks Forget paid parental leave. Some companies offer compensation for surrogacy and adoption, or are helping traveling moms ship breast milk. The benefits are a relatively cheap way to recruit and retain.
Baylor Demotes President, Fires Football Coach Amid Sexual Assault Scandal Baylor University demoted its president and fired the head football coach for their handling of allegations of sexual assault by members of the school's football team. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paula Lavigne of ESPN's <em>Outside the Lines</em>, who reported on the cases and how Baylor officials failed to investigate the allegations and violated Title IX federal law.
Americans React To Obama's Speech In Hiroshima, Japan In a speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan on Friday, President Obama said the world had "a shared responsibility to look directly into the eye of history," and pursue a world without nuclear weapons. Across the U.S., Americans reacted to the president's speech.
Week In Politics: Trump Crosses Delegate Threshold To Secure GOP Nomination NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the <em>Washington Post</em> and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of <em>The New York Times</em>. They discuss the presidential race and President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan.
Thai Military Leadership Moves To Guarantee Permanent Political Role Once upon a time, democracy in Thailand was the envy of its Southeast Asian neighbors. But since a coup in 2014, critics say the regime is digging in with a new constitution that will guarantee the military a permanent role in Thai politics.
Despite Risks To Baghdad, Iraqi Troops Fight To Retake Fallujah NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Michael Knights, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about how retaking Fallujah, Iraq, could have the unintended consequence of losing Baghdad.
Platform Check: How Trump's Energy Plan Stacks Up To The Democrats NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, about the presidential candidates' energy strategies after Donald Trump rolled out his platform.
Obama Advances Vision Of Nuclear-Free Future At Hiroshima Peace Memorial NPR looks at the significance of President Obama's visit to Hiroshima at the conclusion of his last trip to Japan as president. It was the first visit by a sitting U.S. president since an American warplane bombed the city during World War II.
Employees Yearn For Return To Cubicles Amid Open Office Woes NPR's Planet Money team explores which is better for actually getting work done: an open office or cubicles. A maker of office furniture explains why many clients now want to go back to the cubicle.
North Korea Linked To Cyber Attacks On Asian Banks Cybersecurity researchers are linking a recent spate of attacks against Asian banks to North Korea. The digital security firm Symantec says the recent breaches in Asia have identical lines of malicious software deployed in the high profile attack against Sony Pictures in 2014. The FBI has tied North Korea to the Sony attack.