Jennifer Ludden Jennifer Ludden is an energy and environment editor for NPR.

Diane Horvath-Cosper says part of her job is advocating for patients' access to health care, including abortions. Gabriella Demczuk hide caption

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Can A Hospital Tell A Doctor To Stop Talking About Abortion?

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A mural memorializing Freddie Gray is painted on the wall near the place where he was tackled and arrested last year by police at the Gilmor Homes housing project in Baltimore, Md. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A Year After Freddie Gray's Death, Trials Set To Begin (Again)

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Celebrity activist DeRay Mckesson is running for mayor of Baltimore. Andre Chung for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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On Policing In Baltimore, Activist DeRay Mckesson Gets Retweets. Can He Get Votes?

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Hector Moreno checks a basement for lead paint in Baltimore. He is an environmental assessor with Green and Healthy Homes. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Baltimore Struggles To Protect Children From Lead Paint

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Third-graders Ezekiel White (right) and Emanuel Black push a jug of water to the cafeteria at Southwest Baltimore Charter School. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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Before Flint, Lead-Contaminated Water Plagued Schools Across U.S.

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Janice Wright wouldn't let her 10-year-old son Houston watch last week's GOP debate after seeing references to sexual content on social media. "They should have ratings at the front of the debates," she laughed. Courtesy Janice Wright hide caption

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Explaining 'Small Hands,' Wet Pants To Your Kids This Presidential Campaign

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Protesters Gather Outside Supreme Court As Justices Consider Abortion Case

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Scalia's Death May Mean Texas Abortion Case Won't Set U.S. Precedent

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States Not Waiting To Close Gender Wage Gap

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Anti-Abortion Activists Indicted On Felony Charges In Planned Parenthood Case

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Cities Shut Down As Blizzard Blankets East Coast

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East Coast Blizzard Doesn't Fall Short Of Expectations

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