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12:07 PM EDT Comment

President Heads To Michigan As Unions Fight To Stop State’s Right To Work Law

Michigan legislators are expected to pass the “Right To Work” law on Tuesday in a final vote, but thousands of union representatives have begun gathering in Lansing, the state capital, to protest.

12:10 PM EDT 52 Comments

New Trend In Health Insurance: Low-Cost Concierge Medicine

Atlas MD is a family practice in Wichita, Kan., that charges most of its adult patients just $50 a month for unlimited visits, free medical tests, house calls… you even get the doctor’s cellphone number.

12:30 PM EDT Comment

Cummington’s Old Creamery Cooperative is Born

The story of how a community came together to buy and run a much-loved grocery store.

12:40 PM EDT 13 Comments

Detain And Release: When Illegal Immigrants Commit A Crime

Maria Sacchetti of the Boston Globe reports on the detention and release of illegal immigrants with criminal records in the US.

12:45 PM EDT 4 Comments

Persian Twists On Hanukkah Favorites

Looking for new dishes to spice up your Hanukkah? Chef Reyna Simnegar infuses Persian recipes with a Latin spirit.

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From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

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Andrew Bacevich On Iraq, ISIS

Is the recent surge of ISIS tied to decisions made by Barack Obama?

July 6 5 Comments

The Rise Of The MP3 And The Fall Of The CD

Stephen Witt discusses his book "How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, The Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Privacy."

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Kids Books Feature Famous Figures As Children

Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.

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Not Your Typical Summer Reading List

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer and Cleveland poet and bookstore owner R. A. Washington share their picks.