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Abortion rights activists have filed a challenge to stop a new rule requiring clinics to bury fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages. The rule is also not sitting well with funeral directors.

Once the largest U.S. rail company, the Pennsylvania Railroad ceased operations nearly half a century ago. But volunteers are researching and protecting that history at the station in Lewiston, Pa.

Mozart sold the most CDs of any artist in 2016. Quartz reporter Amy Wang says that figure can help shed light on the state of the recording industry.

Donald Trump said over the weekend that he doesn't need to get a daily intelligence briefing as president. It has become customary for the president to receive a classified update each morning.

Before she stopped drinking, Sarah Hepola relied on alcohol to get her through the holiday season. "What nobody mentions about all the holiday spirit is how much booze it requires," she says.

People caring for someone at home often have zero training. Many learn on the fly, and some states are passing laws to make sure caregivers get at least basic instruction in home care.

Israel's right wing believes it's on the verge of big victories with Trump. Some in the Palestinian private sector are also optimistic. The picture is less clear for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

United Airlines will offer extra low fares to passengers willing to board last and carry only one bag that fits under the seat. Critics say this "basic economy" class could worsen flying for everyone.

Barbara J. King, a professor emerita of anthropology at William and Mary, discusses whether Neanderthals had "religious capacity."

NPR's Michel Martin offers a commentary about recent police shootings and how they relate to the idea of "discipline theater," of going against your better judgment to impress others.

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