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Doctors and patients are using ketamine to treat severe depression, even though the anesthetic and psychedelic club drug has not been approved by the FDA for that purpose. It's not without risks.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has had a meteoric rise. He's been Congress for just nine years, yet he may soon be elected speaker.

Molly Pollak was a middle and high school teacher. When she retired this year, former students gave her a book filled with their letters. It reads like a textbook for great teaching.

President Obama arrived in New York on Sunday for the United Nations General Assembly. Among the items on his agenda: a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sometimes, no matter how hard an emergency team works to save a life, the patient dies. A nurse finds that pausing after the frenzy to honor the loss helps him and others cope — and avoid burnout.

Some 1.5 million people were expected to attend the Pope's last Mass in the U.S. on Sunday. It's the centerpiece of his weeklong visit.

The Frankfurt Auto Show is said to be the world's biggest. It's usually a showcase for the German car industry. But this year's event is being overshadowed by the VW emissions scandal.

It's been one year since 43 students in rural Mexico disappeared after being attacked by police officers. As protesters mark the anniversary, new theories have emerged about their disappearance.

How can women and men navigate the demands of a career and a family? Working couples must make sacrifices when balancing work and family — and there are often stigmas that come with both.

Correspondent Steve Inskeep sat down with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about his country's relations with the U.S., the landmark nuclear deal, and cooperating with the U.S. in the fight against ISIS. Inskeep speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about their conversation.




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