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At the Supreme Court on Monday, union opponents are seeking to reverse a 1977 decision that allows public employee unions to collect fees from those who don't join the union but are protected by it.

As the world refocuses its attention on North Korea after the rogue nation's fourth nuclear test, in neighboring South Korea, day-to-day life has barely been affected.

What to expect when President Obama delivers his final State of the Union on Tuesday, from NPR's Ron Elving.

Wheaton College has begun the process to fire Larycia Hawkins for stating that Muslims worship the same God as Christians. "It was about solidarity," Hawkins says, "which is a Christian principle."

"Implementation Day" for Iran will come once the country takes steps to shrink and open up its nuclear program to verification.

NPR's Carrie Kahn gives an update on the capture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán and actress Kate Del Castillo's role in the secret meeting between "El Chapo" and actor Sean Penn.

To get, and keep, students on track, teachers are trying a different method of classroom management called No-Nonsense Nurturing.

Back in the '80s, Ghanaian theater went dark under military curfew. Now, a dapper businessman-turned-playwright is leading an on-stage revival — and doing it with a sense of humor.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Helen Ellis, author of the book American Housewife. The book of short stories begins with the line - "Inspired by Beyonce, I stallion walk to the toaster."

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Adam Skolnick about his new book about the extreme sport of freediving. It's called One Breath, and it focuses on the death in 2013 of freediver Nick Mevoli.

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