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A Crisis With Scant Data: States Move To Count Drug-Dependent Babies

Getting good information is critical to figuring out where resources need to go to treat newborns dependent on opioids. Pennsylvania relies on old and incomplete statistics, but that may be changing.

Playwright Ismaël Saïdi speaks to a mostly-Muslim students at a school in the Brussels district of Laeken, where two suicide-bombers grew up. Teri Schultz for NPR hide caption

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In Tough Brussels District, School Urges Students To Fight Intolerance

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Phones, Machines and King Kong B. Fleischmann
The Staunton Lick Lemon Jelly

An attendant wearing an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset demonstrates a glove with a Yamaha Corp. rubber-like sensor at the Wearable Expo in Tokyo, on Jan. 13. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Oculus Rift Launch Makes A Splash. Will It Lead A Wave Of VR Tech?

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Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus VR, demonstrates the new Oculus Rift headset during the "Step Into The Rift" event in San Francisco in June 2015. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Virtual Reality Whiz Palmer Luckey: Future Will Be 'More Boring Than We Think'

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My Burr Minotaur Shock
Take a Walk Passion Pit
Weird Little Birthday Girl Happyness

Authorities search for a suspect following the shooting that killed 14 people on Dec. 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. The public was able to follow the manhunt by listening to police radio communications streaming online. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Police Radio Chatter Is Open To All Ears. But Should It Be?

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Gold Dust Duster
Naive Music Ducktails
Vessel Jon Hopkins
This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) Talking Heads

Joel Contreras, left, an Operation Peacemaker Fellow, and Joseph McCoy, a Neighborhood Change Agent with the Office of Neighborhood Safety, in Richmond, Cali. Fellows receive counseling, social services, a job and cash if they agree to stay in contact everyday and stay out of trouble. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

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To Reduce Gun Violence, Potential Offenders Offered Support And Cash

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In the wake of the Brussels bombings, Belgians are visiting a makeshift memorial in the heart of the city and raising flags of countries around the world. In a country known for its divisions, some Belgians say the traumatic events has united them in ways they didn't expect. Melissa Block / NPR hide caption

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In Divided Belgium, Some Find That Trauma Unites Them

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Spring Jam Alex Bleeker & the Freaks
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In Sepia I'm Not a Gun
Busman's Holiday Allah-Las

A woman places flowers on a coffin during a protest against violence in Rio de Janeiro last October. Brazil's violence is at an all-time high, with nearly 60,000 murders a year. Silvia Izquierdo/AP hide caption

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Brazil Has Nearly 60,000 Murders, And It May Relax Gun Laws

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Sandusky Uncle Tulepo
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Stranger Than Fiction: Cuba, Spies, Bombs And Dance

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