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Mentor Antwon Cooper (left) helps student Julius Barne, 15, during a group activity in a history class. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

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For At-Risk Kids, Mentors Provide Far More Than Just Homework Help

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Planned Parenthood To Stop Accepting Reimbursement For Fetal Tissue

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Planned Parenthood Undergoes Congressional Scrutiny Over Sting Videos

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Amid Controversy, Head Of Planned Parenthood Testifies Before Lawmakers

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Thousands Descend On Washington, D.C., To See Pope Francis

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Gay Parents Face Issues With Birth Certificates In Some States

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Baltimore Judge Denies Change Of Venue Request For Freddie Gray Trials

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House Begins Series Of Hearings On Defunding Planned Parenthood

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Baltimore Reaches Tentative Settlement With Freddie Gray Family

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Baltimore Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Charges In Freddie Gray Case

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During Holy Year, Priests Permitted To Forgive Women Who Had Abortions

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Frozen sperm straws and embryos are stored in liquid nitrogen, in a process known as cryopreservation. One question confronting the courts: Should embryos such as these be treated as property, or as children subject to custody action? Veronique Burger/Science Source hide caption

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After A Divorce, What Happens To A Couple's Frozen Embryos?

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Planned Parenthood Sting Videos Keep Coming, Fuel Political Backlash

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