Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor On The 10th Anniversary

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Dr. C. David Molina reviewing medical records in the 1980s. He was a doctor first, then a health insurer. Courtesy of Molina Healthcare hide caption

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This CEO's Small Insurance Firm Mostly Turned A Profit Under Obamacare. Here's How

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A student stands in one of the tiny houses created for flood victims in West Virginia. The homes, built by high school students, are fewer than 500 square feet. Kara Lofton/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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High School Students Build Tiny Houses For Flood Victims

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Refugees Claire Mukundente and Edward Murinzi share the lessons they've learned since coming to the U.S. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Living In America 101: When Refugees Arrive, What Do They Need To Learn?

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The sun illuminates a row of homes at Park Plaza Cooperative in Fridley, Minn. Five years ago, the residents formed a nonprofit co-op and bought their entire neighborhood from the company that owned it. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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When Residents Take Ownership, A Mobile Home Community Thrives

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Dawn Tachell looks at the trash and debris that have collected in her community. Conditions in the neighborhood have become so bad that some people have abandoned their houses and moved out. Jed Conklin for NPR hide caption

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Mobile Home Park Owners Can Spoil An Affordable American Dream

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Patient and counselor: In a village near Bhopal, India, a woman with depression (left) meets with her counselor. The counselor, who lives nearby and speaks the same dialect, has received three weeks of intensive training. The patient says the counselor changed her life for the better. Joanne Silberner for NPR hide caption

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Neighbors Treating Neighbors For Depression And Alcoholism

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Patrick Meier (center, in cap) flies a drone in Nepal after the earthquake in 2015. Meier and his team were able to to capture detailed images of damage around the capital, Kathmandu. He believes using this technology will make crisis mapping even more effective for disaster response. Courtesy of Patrick Meier/WeRobotics hide caption

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When Disaster Strikes, He Creates A 'Crisis Map' That Helps Save Lives

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Crisis Mapping Pioneer Focuses On Humanitarian Uses For Drones

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Dr. Harry Selker, a cardiologist, works on collaborations to improve delivery of medical care. M. Scott Brauer for NPR hide caption

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This Doctor Is Trying To Stop Heart Attacks In Their Tracks

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Rebecca Richards-Kortum is a "genius grant" winner with a very busy schedule. The engineering professor, who encourages students to come up with medical devices that will be valuable in the developing world, is the mother of six and a marathon runner. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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'Genius Grant' Winner Is A Genius At Inspiring Students

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Students perform a creative writing exercise at Cold Water Well Middle School. Students write descriptive prose from the perspective of a human statue, a blind person feeling the statue, and an outside observer. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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In China, Some Schools Are Playing With More Creativity, Less Cramming

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That First Paycheck Is An Exciting Moment ... And A Teachable One

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Mentors Chris Regan, Jordan Wagner and Eric Schiffhauer pose for a picture with Jebree Christian, a recent high school graduate from West Baltimore, in front of Jimmy's on Baltimore's harbor. Gabrielle Emanuele/NPR hide caption

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Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

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Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, sits in the main room of his laboratory school in Silicon Valley. Sami Yenigun/NPR hide caption

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From YouTube Pioneer Sal Khan, A School With Real Classrooms

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Glenn Baker, 44, stands in his South Side apartment that is paid for by a program of the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Miles Bryan/WBEZ hide caption

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A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

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Safety Product That Uses Fingerprint ID Likely To Irk Some Gun Owners

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These Graduates Beat The Odds, Now They Need A Job

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