Colorado is the latest state to adopt national education standards in reading, writing and math…and, Colorado Springs based Focus on the Family has laid off 110 workers, leaving the conservative Christian group with about 750 employees.

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February 27, 2017 | NPR · Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don’t know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.
 

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February 27, 2017 | NPR · It wasn’t a terribly exciting or unusual Academy Awards telecast — until all of a sudden, it made all kinds of history.
 

February 26, 2017 | NPR · After a shocking end-of-night flub, Moonlight won Best Picture after an incorrect announcement awarded the honor to La La Land.
 

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February 26, 2017 | NPR · The finalists are a Palestinian, a Yemeni and a Palestinian Israeli citizen. The show highlights and erases the region’s borders. The Israeli citizen was given an honorary permit to travel to Beirut.
 

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February 26, 2017 | NPR · The finalists are a Palestinian, a Yemeni and a Palestinian Israeli citizen. The show highlights and erases the region’s borders. The Israeli citizen was given an honorary permit to travel to Beirut.
 

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February 26, 2017 | NPR · West African funk, disco, post-punk and electro-pop collide in the music of Ibibio Sound Machine. London-born Nigerian singer Eno Williams talks about the band’s new album, Uyai.
 

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