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Of the more than 1,200 planets in the latest trove turned up by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, about half seem to be rocky, like Earth.

Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat, but just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic will buy its products.

David Padilla is adjusting to life back home in Northeast Philadelphia. After nearly 20 years in prison, he won clemency last year, freeing him from two life sentences for nonviolent drug crimes.

To fight radicalization of young Muslims, a German program applies lessons from an unexpected source: reformed neo-Nazis. "There is a commonality between extremist ideologies," says a counselor.

America's culture war is being fought inside evangelical Christian circles. Some are resisting secular society's trends that conflict with biblical teaching. Others have found a way to live with them.

Women scientists get first-author credit on medical studies much less often than their male coauthors. That has career implications and could even be skewing the study of women's health.

The "Kindertransport" program of the late 1930s rescued hundreds of European children from the Nazis. Some former refugees, now in their 90s, want the U.K. to accept 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian kids.

North Carolina is going to court over its new law that limits protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Renee Montagne gets the latest from WUNC reporter Jeff Tiberii.

The Justice Department said the state's "bathroom bill" violates the Civil Rights Act and gave lawmakers until Monday to respond. Now North Carolina's governor has asked federal courts to intervene.

The Justice Department said the state's "bathroom bill" violates the Civil Rights Act and gave lawmakers until Monday to respond. Now North Carolina's governor has asked federal courts to intervene.

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