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The former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times he helped to conceal doping by top Russian competitors in the 2014 Olympics. Russian officials are denying the report.

The Zika virus, which has links to birth defects, has not been seen in mosquitoes in Georgia. But 13 cases linked to travel have been reported in the state, and pregnant women are concerned.

The metropolitan water district of southern California says it will ease up on some water restrictions, but the state is doubling down on others. KPCC reporter Sanden Totten explains.

There's a deep divide in the state over a law limiting civil rights protections for LGBTQ people. Amid a national backlash, nearly 49 percent of people in the state say they support parts of the law.

Perfectly manicured lawns are a bit of an obsession in Florida. But one Florida man is working on a project that's turning his neighbors' lawns into working farms.

A new report on swaddling raised alarm for many new parents, but Joy Victory of HealthNewsReview.org tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer they needn't worry.

Graduation time is here and that means those folks who read names at graduation ceremonies are busy practicing. MIT takes pronunciation very seriously — but they'll still get some of them wrong.

Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg recently reflected on how hard it is to "lean in" without a supportive partner by her side. Lori Gottlieb is also a single mom, and she understands the challenge well.

In the parched fields of India's central states, the district of Beed in Maharashtra has been buffeted by a multi-year cycle of drought. One widow tells her story of coping with drought and loss.

Bobby Ellerbee tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer that he bonded with his much-younger University of Georgia classmates over the cartoon "Squidbillies," on which he voices the sheriff.

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