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Before Guy Bryant (right) took Romario Vassell (left) into foster care, Vassell had been living in a homeless shelter. Jey Born for StoryCorps hide caption

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He Traded Single Life To Be Foster 'Pop' To More Than 50 Kids

Guy Bryant has fostered dozens of children over the past 12 years. At StoryCorps, he told one of his foster kids that he wants them to pass on what they've learned from him.

He Traded Single Life To Be Foster 'Pop' To More Than 50 Kids

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Pence Says Turkey Has Agreed To Suspend Its Incursion Into Syria

The vice president led a delegation to try to persuade the Turkish president to stop the military push and enact a cease-fire. The Turkish foreign minister says the deal brokered is not a cease-fire.

(Left to right) Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the start of an EU summit on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium. EU and British negotiators came to an agreement on the United Kingdom's departure from the EU known as Brexit. Thierry Monasse/Getty Images hide caption

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Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here's Why

It looks like a big breakthrough in Britain's long process to leave the European Union, but the saga doesn't end here.

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G-7 Summit To Be Held At Trump's Miami Golf Resort

The decision is sure to renew debate about President Trump's unprecedented decision to maintain ownership of the Trump Organization after taking the oath of office.

Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on March 7. On Thursday, she faced questions from senators about problems with a student loan program for public service workers. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senators Press CFPB To Dig Into Problems With Public Service Student Loan Program

The senators urged the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do more to examine problems with a troubled loan forgiveness program, citing an investigative story by NPR this week.

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'Jojo Rabbit,' Your Reich Is Calling

Taika Waititi writes, directs — and stars, as a 10-year-old boy's imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler — in this very silly film about a very serious subject.

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DNA Tests For Psychiatric Drugs Are Controversial But Some Insurers Are Covering Them

Finding the right medication to treat mental health problems can be a frustrating trial-and-error process. New genetic tests aim to match meds to patients more effectively, but do they really work?

Unlike most dairy cows in America, which are descended from just two bulls, this cow at Penn State has a different ancestor: She is the daughter of a bull that lived in the 1960s called University of Minnesota Cuthbert. The bull's frozen semen was preserved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Most U.S. Dairy Cows Are Descended From Just 2 Bulls. That's Not Good

The drive to make more milk has had an unsavory side effect: Cows have become more genetically similar and less fertile. Scientists are trying to recover valuable genetic variation that was lost.

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