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NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about doping among Olympic athletes. They also remember a young athlete who died this week.

In the months after Trump announced his bid for president, citizenship applications were up about 14.5 percent compared to the year before. Is the "Trump effect" pushing immigrants to naturalize?

The Republican said "most people had never heard of this issue" until recently. He also defended HB2, which requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth.

Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.

The administration says it's posting the notice because "many parents, schools and districts have raised questions about this area of civil rights law."

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.

As companies shun genetically modified ingredients, they're buying more sugar extracted from sugar cane rather than beets. Sugar beet farmers are thinking of going back to conventional beets.

FastTrain, a for-profit school in Florida, collected some $35 million in student loans and federal financial aid and used deceptive advertising and pressure tactics to recruit students.

There is increasing openness toward non-traditional families in China, though only married, heterosexual couples are allowed access to assisted reproduction. Here's one couple that found a workaround.

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