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At StoryCorps, a woman and her half brother reflect on their mother, the pain she experienced in her life and the secret she kept from her children.

Conversion therapy aims to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. The practice is discredited by mental health professionals and is linked to higher rates of suicide.

He's a favorite of other comics — a physical, observational and airtight performer who works "clean." All that helps explain why families make up a good portion of his massive audience.

The judge and the former court officer allegedly helped an undocumented immigrant slip out of a courtroom to avoid arrest by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in April 2018.

According to a new NPR/Ipsos opioid poll, 71% of Americans surveyed also say the government should do more to curb the epidemic.

This year, the U.S. canceled visas for prominent Chinese scholars with government links and has delayed visas to hundreds of Chinese students. Meanwhile, U.S. academics fail to receive visas to China.

John King was convicted in the dragging death of a 49-year-old black man, one of the most gruesome hate crimes in modern U.S. history. Two decades later, Jasper residents struggle with what happened.

Bloch, along with his brother Richard, started the business as the IRS was phasing out its free tax prep service. They changed the "h" in their last name to a "k" so it would be easier to pronounce.

The National Sheriffs' Association has published a detailed guide to jail-based medication-assisted treatment. States hardest hit by opioids are moving fastest to get inmates the help needed to quit.

Edgar Baltazar Garcia got into some serious trouble after he came home from war. Now, he faces deportation over a felony conviction unless an immigration judge decides to let him stay in the U.S.

The private Jesuit university in Managua, Nicaragua, where priest Chepe Idiáquez works is one of a series of Catholic institutions that have been attacked, as the country's yearlong unrest continues.

In 2017, NPR documented the first date of a couple paired by a professional matchmaker, for a story about modern dating. A year after their first date, the couple got engaged, and they recently wed.

More from KCRW

The Writers Guild of America says more than 7000 writers have fired their agents. But talent agencies aren’t backing down.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senate Bill 50 would force Los Angeles to allow more housing near public transportation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration is delaying efforts to boost offshore oil and gas drilling in the wake of a recent court setback. The plans have been controversial, even in Republican-held states.

from NPR

The Latest

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he’s running for president. Biden is the 20th Democrat to enter the race.

In 2020 presidential race, can Joe Biden attract black voters?

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced he’s running for president. Biden is the 20th Democrat to enter the race.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Where to find the best tacos in LA can become a heated debate. Well, L.A. Taco’s annual taco competition, Taco Madness 2019, is in full force.

Taco Madness 2019: The Final Four

Where to find the best tacos in LA can become a heated debate. Well, L.A. Taco’s annual taco competition, Taco Madness 2019, is in full force.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

High school seniors have five days to decide which college they want to attend in the fall. Cost is one big consideration for most of them.

UC Berkeley’s financial aid director says students shouldn’t fear loans

High school seniors have five days to decide which college they want to attend in the fall. Cost is one big consideration for most of them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

SB 50 would allow more housing near public transit in LA. Why is it controversial?

Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 76-year-old former vice president focused on President Trump's response to Charlottesville in his announcement. He enters the presidential race with renewed scrutiny of his decades in public life.

Biden launches 2020 campaign as rescue mission for America's 'soul'

The 76-year-old former vice president focused on President Trump's response to Charlottesville in his announcement. He enters the presidential race with renewed scrutiny of his decades in public life.

from NPR

Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.

After Mueller: a dysfunctional White House and impeachment prospects

Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.

from To the Point

The Trump White House just set a record for the longest period ever without a press briefing: 44 days.

What happened to the White House press briefings?

The Trump White House just set a record for the longest period ever without a press briefing: 44 days.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about…

Trump refuses to comply with House Democrats’ subpoenas

President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand