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Indiana is one of the states poised to get permission to require Medicaid recipients to work. Advocates say work requirements may be good politics but they're bad policy.

The African Union was "frankly alarmed" by President Trump's comments. Haiti said they were "misguided," while the U.N. called them "racist." And across the world, officials are asking for clarity.

Prisoners' advocates expressed optimism after a White House meeting with the president. But the bipartisan effort to overhaul the way criminals are punished has downsized its goals in the Trump era.

Though medical marijuana is legal in most states, some patients still have a hard time affording it. The federal government won't allow states to cover medical marijuana with Medicaid dollars.

These fake 911 calls designed to elicit a SWAT team response are raising concerns among law enforcement. Some worry changes coming to the 911 system could lead to more of the prank calls.

It would work similarly to Bitcoin, except transactions would not be anonymous under the authoritarian government. The Kremlin hopes the currency can help evade U.S. sanctions.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Drew Daudelin of member station WFYI about Carrier's most recent round of layoffs. On Thursday, 215 employees will finish their shifts at the plant in Indianapolis, and walk out of the factory doors for good.

Wal-Mart plans to share part of its savings under the new tax law with its employees. The giant retailer announced today it is boosting its starting wage to $11 an hour and handing out bonuses to most of its employees.

Waithe made history in 2017 as the first black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding comedy writing. Now she's lending her voice to a new Showtime series set in the South Side of Chicago.

In the experiment, kids get a treat. If they don't eat it for, say, 10 minutes, they're promised a second treat. What would Williams do? What do most kids do?

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