Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Farm Bill Meets Surprise Defeat In U.S. House

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New Data Shows Wide Income Gap Within Some Professions

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Brazilian Leaders Take Conciliatory Tone Toward Protesters

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Pentagon Debuts Plans For Opening Combat Positions To Women

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More Information Emerges About IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups

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Voters Head To The Polls To Pick New President In Iran

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Chemical Weapons Use In Syria Crosses U.S. 'Red Line'

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Protesters Back In Taksim Square After Being Driven Out

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Trial Of Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Begins In Boston

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NPR's Julie Rovner Explains The Decision

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Catholic Church Mediates Cease-Fire Between Honduran Gangs

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Obama Pledges To Be More Transparent About Drone Program

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Army Sgt. Accused Of Filming Female Cadets Without Consent

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