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An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'

Oakland's restorative justice program is at the forefront of efforts to rethink school discipline.

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Halal jamón products made with lamb and beef inside the Balkis Gourmet curing room in Cumbres Mayores in Andalusia, Spain. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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At Last, Muslims Can Savor A Halal Spin On Spain's Famous Jamón

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A pilot for Earl's Flying Service sprays chemicals on a field in southeastern Missouri. Courtesy of Mike Lee hide caption

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National

For Crop-Duster Pilots, Wind Towers Present Danger

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For Crop-Duster Pilots, Wind Towers Present Danger

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Sweetness And Light

What's A Sportsman Anyway?

3 min

What's A Sportsman Anyway?

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Sandra Lopez (left) and her dog, Coco, greet hospice nurse Heather Meyerend last fall. In the weeks before Lopez died, Meyerend stopped by weekly to check her physical health, pain levels and medications. Amy Pearl/WNYC hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Too Little, Too Late For Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

6 min

Too Little, Too Late For Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

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