The flag covers the Green Monster as the national anthem is played before the game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays on April 16 at Fenway Park in Boston. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Elsa/Getty Images
A Century Of Joy And Heartbreak At Fenway Park
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/150968262/150984861" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Fenway Park Celebrates 100 Years Of Baseball
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/150987727/150984861" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Alyssa Rodemeyer, 16, talks about her younger brother Jamey at an anti-bullying rally in San Francisco. Jamey committed suicide in September 2011 after being bullied. More schools are looking for ways to combat bullying among students. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

toggle caption Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
In Bullying Programs, A Call For Bystanders To Act
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/149606925/149637505" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Brownies from Troop 65343 in Brookline, Mass. recite the Girl Scout pledge. Enrollment in the organization has declined since the 1980s, but a modernizing makeover and new focus on minority and immigrant communities have helped some. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tovia Smith/NPR
Girl Scouts: 100 Years Of Blazing New Trails
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/148249294/148278046" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A student reads at a public elementary charter school in New York City. Educators like to say third grade is when students go from learning to read, to reading to learn. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Schools Get Tough With Third-Graders: Read Or Flunk
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/147980299/147991752" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Bars and restaurants are already legally on the hook for stopping would-be drunken drivers. Some in Boston say valet parking attendants should be, too. Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Getty Images
Should Valets Be Responsible For Drunk Drivers, Too?
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/147064421/147247489" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
'Occupy Boston' Holds On As Other Camps Close
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/146657528/146659996" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In 2008, California voters passed Proposition 8, making same-sex marriage in the state illegal. Now, legal challenges to that initiative mean it could soon get a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. Max Whittaker/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Max Whittaker/Getty Images
Same-Sex Marriage May Hinge On Supreme Court
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/145473719/145759482" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Would-Be First Ladies Bolster Husbands-In-Chief
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/144944658/144949367" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
New England Fishermen Brace For Cod Restrictions
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/144362441/144362982" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Elizabeth Warren speaks in October during a debate for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts held by Republican Scott Brown. The race has become a contest of who is the "real" populist. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

toggle caption Elise Amendola/AP
Mass. Senate Race A Battle Over Who's More Populist
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/144078762/144087051" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
NTSB Recommends Cell Phone Ban For Drivers
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/143727513/143729056" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mitt Romney greets Vietnam War veteran Bob Garon during a campaign stop at the Chez Vachon Restaurant on Monday in Manchester, N.H., where Garon, who is gay, questioned Romney about his position on gay marriage. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jim Cole/AP
Romney Stance On Gay Rights? It's Complicated
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/143590615/143586343" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

High school senior Jared Lyons (center), shown here with his parents, Kim and Bob, worries how he'll afford to achieve his dream of becoming a doctor. The economy, he says, "can't get any worse than it is now." Courtesy of Kim Lyons hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Kim Lyons
For Mill Town's Youth, 'It Can't Get Any Worse'
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142618283/143190218" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Rep. Barney Frank Faced A Tough Re-Election Bid
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142880389/142883237" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript