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On Saturday, Madison's James Clemens High School will host an educational event titled 'Stand Up Against Stigma.' The gathering of experts and resources is meant to help families of children that may be struggling with mental health issues. Partners in the effort include Alabama 2-1-1, the Madison City Disability Advocacy Board, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Nova Center, and United Way of Madison County. Alabama Representative Mike Ball is to deliver a keynote address, including some observations from his family's experience with mental health concerns.

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Admirers and detractors paid their respects at the foot of the Supreme Court steps in Washington. They left flowers and candles and one left a copy of the U.S. Constitution.

He was one of six Catholics on the court and the most outspoken about his faith. But he said "the only article in faith that plays any part in my judging is the commandment, 'Thou Shalt Not Lie.'"

The pope called out "a society of the few and for the few" during an open-air mass in the impoverished and violent Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec on Sunday.

Turkey is shelling Kurdish forces in Syria. Russia is waging air strikes to bolster an advance by Bashar Assad's government. Prospects for a truce aren't looking good.

Republicans are adamant they will stop anyone President Obama names to replace for Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. It's possible Obama's nominee would face the longest wait in history for a vote.

A hairstyle set off a firestorm at a recent Arizona high school basketball game. The referee told Flagstaff's Lady Eagles they couldn't wear traditional Navajo buns. KJZZ's Laurel Morales reports.

Any pick by President Obama is sure to touch off a tough confirmation fight. But who will be at the center of the fray? Here are a few likely candidates.

Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton tout their support among African-Americans. Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Sam Sanders about who might have the leg up in the upcoming South Carolina primary.

Because it's a presidential election year, should President Obama not nominate a new Supreme Court justice? Rachel Martin and NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson discuss.

Frustrated aid workers can find laughter and solace in Jaded Aid, which pokes fun at the bureaucratic business of global development.

Republicans let loose on each other in last night's South Carolina debate. Rachel Martin asks NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about it.

Rachel Martin pauses to note a story from a New Jersey swim meet. It's about good sportsmanship and losing gracefully.

OK Go is masterful at coming up with creative, complex music videos. They filmed their newest video in zero gravity. Rachel Martin talks with the band's Damian Kulash and his sister, Trish Sie.

Roger Bennett of NBC's "Men in Blazers" gives Rachel Martin the lowdown on a good underdog story, that of Britain's Leicester City football club.

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