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Many of the items in The British Library's vast collection of recorded sound are in danger of disappearing. Some just physically won't last much longer; others are stored in long-dead formats.

A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.

After Rolling Stone reported, then hedged on a story of gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house, U.Va. administrators announced new rules for parties for the upcoming year.

This past week, more than 2,000 mental health workers for health care giant Kaiser Permanente went on strike. Organizers say Kaiser's "chronic failure" to provide timely, quality care hurts patients.

Churches are retiring their hymnals and organs, hoping to attract younger crowds, but at West Auburn Congregational in Maine, Charles Marshall has been playing for 70 years with no plans to retire.

A unique group of college students from California's Salinas Valley — many the children of farmworkers and immigrants — is working toward careers in major tech companies.

It's easy to give a rousing State of the Union speech when the economy is doing well, but Obama has had a hard time hitting the right note in years when the country was hurting.

Police continue making arrests in Europe, saying they've halted terrorist plots. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston discusses the latest on the investigation into the attack in Paris with NPR's Rachel Martin.

Following the massacre of more than 130 students in Pakistan, authorities are responding with draconian measures. Officials are focusing on Afghan refugees, even though the killers were Pakistani.

Researchers in Scotland say they have a new way to investigate the killing of large birds of prey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to forensic scientist Dennis Gentles about dusting birds for fingerprints.

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