Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

Economy Hurts Young Adults Looking For Their First Job

NPR | July 11, 2014 2:06 a.m.

Youth unemployment is double the national rate. Renee Montagne talks to Roberto Angulo of AfterCollege Inc. and Courtney Hawkins of the Federation Employment & Guidance Service Bronx Youth Center.

Administration Officials Defend Funding Request To Stem Border Crisis

NPR | July 11, 2014 2:04 a.m.

President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the southern border crisis. There are predictions the number of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. could reach 90,000 by October.

An Update On Young Immigrants: From D.C., The Border And Beyond

NPR | July 11, 2014 2 a.m.

Mara Liasson, Carrie Kahn and John Burnett discuss the big picture of the current immigration debate, and update us on the latest developments.

In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

NPR | July 10, 2014 6:17 p.m.

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

NPR | July 10, 2014 5:26 p.m.

A Pew report found the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the last decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

NPR | July 10, 2014 4:51 p.m.

A pilot found himself hungry during a mid-flight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

NPR | July 10, 2014 4:19 p.m.

Servicemen and women are prescribed narcotic pain killers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.

FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims, Report Says

NPR | July 10, 2014 4:19 p.m.

The latest revelation from Edward Snowden's NSA trove is a story that appeared in the online publication The Intercept. Five prominent Muslim citizens say they were spied on because they're Muslims.

Picketing Truckers Raise Tensions At LA Port Amid Dockworker Talks

NPR | July 10, 2014 4:04 p.m.

Some drivers are on strike at the ports of LA and Long Beach, and shipping companies are in negotiations with dockworkers over a new contract. Analysts say a full-blown strike would hurt the economy.

In The High Drama Of Its 1964 Convention, GOP Hung A Right Turn

NPR | July 10, 2014 4:04 p.m.

In advance of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican Convention, Robert Siegel speaks with The New York Times writer-at-large Sam Tanenhaus. They discuss the impact that the Civil Rights Act, passed earlier that year, had on the nomination of Barry Goldwater.

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