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John King was convicted of the 1998 killing of James Byrd, Jr. It was one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history. Twenty-one years later, Jasper residents still 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.

A law — the first in the world — will require retrofits of large buildings, with a price tag in the billions. Buildings are responsible for about 70% of the city's greenhouse gas emissions.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg says Christian faith leads in a "progressive" political direction. Conservatives disagree. The debate reshapes old questions about the relation between religion and politics.

From a mother with belly pain to a teen girl with a possibly infected tooth, volunteer medics are treating migrants once they've been released from government custody.

Nirvana's culture-shifting hit mocked mainstream rock songs and wound up becoming one. But in his very ambivalence about success, Kurt Cobain captured something essential about growing up.

Zachary Terwilliger started at the Justice Department as an intern in high school. Now, he is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the intelligence community's backyard.

Most snoring is harmless, aside from the misery it might cause your bed mate. In some cases though, it's a sign of sleep apnea, a serious condition. Here's how to know the difference.

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There are 695 cases in 22 states. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the spike was "avoidable" and he called measles vaccines "among the most extensively studied medical products we have."

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In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her country and France will lead a meeting with world leaders next month. Social media is now a "centerpiece" for terrorist outreach, an expert says.

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Carlos Izcaray   , Music Director of American Youth Symphony, grew up in Venezuela.

Political upheaval in Venezuela informs Carlos Izcaray’s career as a music director and conductor

Carlos Izcaray , Music Director of American Youth Symphony, grew up in Venezuela.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

California released thousands of inmates from state penitentiaries, but now local jails see a spike in violence

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

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

Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

Introducing Greater LA

Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

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Jessica Bejarano   , conductor of San Francisco Civic Symphony, is unlike most conductors at concert halls. She has several tattoos. She’s Mexican-American.

‘Absolutely worth it:’ Conductor Jessica Bejarano on choosing a $2000-per-year job in San Francisco over pursuing a PhD

Jessica Bejarano , conductor of San Francisco Civic Symphony, is unlike most conductors at concert halls. She has several tattoos. She’s Mexican-American.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.

Government expands air bag investigation to include more than 12 million vehicles

A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.

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Larry Mitchell Hopkins is the leader of an armed militia group detaining migrants on the border between New Mexico and Mexico. He was arrested Monday on a weapons charge.

What we know about the United Constitutional Patriots, the militia group detaining migrants at the border

Larry Mitchell Hopkins is the leader of an armed militia group detaining migrants on the border between New Mexico and Mexico. He was arrested Monday on a weapons charge.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand