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The former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory told The New York Times he helped to conceal doping by top Russian competitors in the 2014 Olympics. Russian officials are denying the report.

The Zika virus, which has links to birth defects, has not been seen in mosquitoes in Georgia. But 13 cases linked to travel have been reported in the state, and pregnant women are concerned.

A new report on swaddling raised alarm for many new parents, but Joy Victory of HealthNewsReview.org tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer they needn't worry.

Graduation time is here and that means those folks who read names at graduation ceremonies are busy practicing. MIT takes pronunciation very seriously — but they'll still get some of them wrong.

Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg recently reflected on how hard it is to "lean in" without a supportive partner by her side. Lori Gottlieb is also a single mom, and she understands the challenge well.

In the parched fields of India's central states, the district of Beed in Maharashtra has been buffeted by a multi-year cycle of drought. One widow tells her story of coping with drought and loss.

Bobby Ellerbee tells NPR's Linda Wertheimer that he bonded with his much-younger University of Georgia classmates over the cartoon "Squidbillies," on which he voices the sheriff.

A British woman who was sent home from work for not wearing high heels has launched a petition asking that it be illegal for a company to require women to wear them.

Brazil is facing questions after ousting its first female President. The largest nation in Latin America is dealing with a huge corruption scandal that's engulfing its business and political elite.

It's customer and staff complaints that did away with the model to start, but that's also what's bringing the tradition back to restaurants that've been experimenting with the policy to even out pay.

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