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The "new microcephaly." That's what doctors in Brazil are calling the birth defect believed to be caused by the Zika virus because it seems much worse than cases that have occurred for other reasons.

Great pumpkin pie is elusive. You could end up with a soggy crust or a grainy filling. Reporter Maanvi Singh embarked on a months-long quest to crack the code for the ideal pie.

Pi is an introduction to the extraordinary mystery of math, say some. Others say pi is not special and needs to be reformed.

The veteran commentator co-authored a column calling on "the rational wing" of the Republican Party to prevent Donald Trump's nomination for president.

If the whir of a drill as it bores into a molar terrifies you, we have some good news. Dentists have better ways to prevent cavities in adults with fluoride treatments most commonly used on kids.

For years, NPR's Claudio Sanchez has struggled with his decision to leave teaching and the children he had grown so fond of.

Democrat Rep. Jim Clyburn and Republican Sen. Tim Scott, both of South Carolina, are among several lawmakers visiting Emanuel AME church to promote racial understanding.

Sunday is selection day for the NCAA basketball tournament. Sports columnist John Feinstein describes how the word "seeding" has become the term of art to describe bracketing in sports tournaments.

Germany is determined to dissuade more asylum seekers from coming there, but a new law its parliament passed last month targets an especially vulnerable group: children.

Donald Trump continued to encounter protesters at his rallies over the weekend. His GOP opponents say he's inciting violence; they're hoping to break into Trump's lead ahead of Tuesday primaries.




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