It's not easy to go from prison back into regular life. Often, former inmates end up back behind bars. A Boston weightlifting program gives ex-cons and former gang members a job and hope for success.
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As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman of The New York Times says "the magnitude of the job is sinking in for him."
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It's an effort to bring nationwide attention to the issue and speed up the federal permitting process for coastal projects. The state loses the equivalent of one football field of land an hour.
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They visited the Oval Office on Wednesday night, according to social media posts. Musicians Nugent and Kid Rock, as well as the former Alaska governor, appeared at numerous campaign rallies for Trump.
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The orca Takara gave birth to a calf Wednesday at the SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas. SeaWorld announced last year that it was ending its breeding program.
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Hear how the artists honored by the NEA this year — Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Dave Holland, Dick Hyman and Ira Gitler — earned their stripes and paid their jazz dues.
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From ugly fish like sea robin to the discarded parts of livestock, like ox cheeks and chicken feet, a new book celebrates repugnant-looking but flavorful foods, and urges us to eat more of them.
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Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord told staff this week she is leaving to pursue other opportunities. McCord has led the probe into Russian election meddling.
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The hairless, ground-dwelling, cold-blooded rodents have proven capable of surviving total oxygen deprivation. Their odd biology allows them to run on an alternative fuel.
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Young Muslims find a middle ground for fostering romantic relationships between what is permissible and what is forbidden.
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A recent study concluded that exercising, in most cases, is good for mothers and their babies. But is there such a thing as too much?
Worsham's the guy many country music lovers love the most. With his new album, Beginning Of Things, it's time for the rest of the world to catch up.
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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Curt Nickisch of Harvard Business Review about the study's findings.
The proposal allows states to put people with pre-existing conditions into high-risk pools and get rid of minimum health benefits for health insurance plans if they choose.
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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Sir John Sawers, former head of the British Secret Intelligence Service, about navigating security threats around the world.
The EPA is considering updating the Lead and Copper Rule. But some experts fear proposed changes could weaken protections for public health.
It's the first mission to space for American Jack Fischer, who says there is one aspect of space station life that you can't train for on Earth: using a zero-gravity toilet.
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Reporter Janelle Lilley joins us to discuss the latest developments in the state of Arkansas' plan to execute eight death row inmates by the end of the month.
Malcolm Rene Ribot decided to travel the country, meeting up with other transgender men and helping them connect with each other.
Lori Garver, former deputy administrator of NASA under President Obama, joins us for a look at how the administration might direct NASA and its space operations.