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On Mother's Day, Youth Radio reporter Charlie Stuip reflects on the unique challenges of growing up with a young mother, and how they eventually learned to be each other's greatest support.

Teachers and students at an American university in Budapest founded by investor George Soros are bracing for the worst after the adoption of a new Hungarian law that could close the institution.

US News and World Report writer Steven Nelson discusses the case of Chelsea Manning with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly. Manning was sentenced to 35 years for leaking large amounts of government secrets.

A look ahead to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington, D.C. next week, and his promise of a "new beginning" in U.S.-Turkish relations.

Lois Durso's daughter was killed instantly in 2004 when her car lost control in a blizzard and slid under the side of a truck trailer. Marianne Karth lost two daughters in a truck accident in 2013.

U.S. diplomats staged a rare intervention to rescue the family of a Chinese human rights lawyer. It offers clues, and raises questions, about the Trump administration's human rights approach in China.

"To walk for three or four hours without checkpoints, without seeing soldiers ... it makes you feel, somehow, you can feel some free," says a hiker. There are scores of Palestinian hiking clubs.

For her new album, Simone Schmidt, who performs under the name Fiver, researched the stories of women committed to the 19th-century Ontario institution for the criminally insane.

A new federal program in 19 cities around the country allows the government to sue for unpaid student loan debt.

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has spent more than 40 years in public service. But suddenly, she's the "It" girl of the left.

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