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When Heather Woock was conceived, her mom sought the help of a fertility specialist. What happened next was not what she was led to believe. But it took three decades for it to come to light. Leah Klafczynski for NPR hide caption

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Her Own Birth Was 'Fertility Fraud' And Now She Needs Fertility Treatment

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Years ago, doctors sometimes lied about whose sperm they used for artificial inseminations. Could it happen now? Some argue regulation is weak in the multibillion dollar fertility treatment industry.

Her Own Birth Was 'Fertility Fraud' And Now She Needs Fertility Treatment

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Democratic presidential candidate and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks during a campaign event Sunday in Des Moines, Iowa. President Trump's impeachment trial will pull her and three other candidates off the trail at a critical juncture. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Looming Impeachment Trial Adds Urgency To Senators' Campaign Push

The four senators running for president will mostly be off the campaign trail in the final days before Iowa votes. They'll work around the impeachment trial with Skype, surrogates and red-eye flights.

Looming Impeachment Trial Adds Urgency To Senators' Campaign Push

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In this photo taken May 27, 1942, Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller stands at attention after being awarded the Navy Cross for for his actions aboard the USS West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. U.S. Navy hide caption

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U.S. Navy To Name Aircraft Carrier After Pearl Harbor Hero Doris Miller

Miller was a mess attendant on the West Virginia when he jumped in to man a machine gun during the Pearl Harbor attack. He is the first African American to have an aircraft carrier named after him.

Generics may not have the same cost-lowering power for specialty medicines, such as multiple sclerosis drugs, researchers find. That's true especially when other brand-name drugs are approved to treat a given disease before the first generic is approved. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Patients Still Struggle To Balance High Costs Of MS Treatment, Despite Generic

Drugs to treat multiple sclerosis can run $70,000 a year or more. Patients hoped competition from a generic version of one of the most popular brands would spur relief, but prices went up. Here's why.

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her house on her way to a court appearance on Friday in Vancouver, Canada. The U.S. government has accused Meng of fraud. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images hide caption

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Extradition Trial For Huawei Executive Facing U.S. Fraud Charges Begins In Vancouver

Meng Wanzhou was arrested in 2018 as she changed planes in Vancouver. The U.S. says the Chinese technology giant misled banks about the nature of Huawei's business in Iran.

A member of the station staff pushes a portable wheelchair lift along the platform at an Amtrak station in DeLand, Fla. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty hide caption

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Amtrak Asks 2 People Who Use Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

It usually costs $16 to take Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. The company defended the $25,000 cost for the extra wheelchair users, saying it reflects a new policy.

Amtrak Asks 2 People Who Use Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a service marking the centenary of WW1 armistice at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 11, 2018. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Harry And Meghan Are No Longer Working Members Of The Royal Family, Palace Says

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also will stop receiving public funds for royal duties and will not use their "royal highness" titles.

A new section of the border wall is seen in November 2019 south of Donna, Texas. Trump's 576-mile border wall is expected to cost nearly $20 million per mile, which is more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly

The costs keep piling up for Trump's border wall which has a current pricetag of $11 billion — nearly $20 million per mile. It's more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world.

$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly

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Robert Hyde posing with President Trump. Hyde has emerged as the latest figure in the impeachment saga following the release of messages in which he discusses surveillance of former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. hydeforcongress.com hide caption

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From Obscurity To Impeachment Figure: Who Is Robert Hyde?

Hyde says he was joking when he messaged an associate of Rudy Giuliani that he was tracking former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. Now, U.S. and Ukrainian authorities are investigating.

From Obscurity To Impeachment Figure: Who Is Robert Hyde?

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Alan Dershowitz told NPR on Friday he would make constitutional arguments for President Trump at his Senate impeachment trial. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Draws Line On His Role In Trump Impeachment Defense

The Harvard law professor told NPR he will present constitutional arguments during the Senate trial — but will not be involved in other strategic decisions.

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Draws Line On His Role In Trump Impeachment Defense

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