April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, designed to bring awareness to the issues of child abuse and neglect. A national organization that works with families, children, and courts to determine the best interests of children is CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates. According to their website, the Dependency and Neglect Advocacy Program […]

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August 20, 2017 | NPR · A group of alumni from one of the nation’s most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school’s president for his continued alignment with President Trump.
 

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August 20, 2017 | NPR · A father of seven had to start over after his family was forced from home by Boko Haram. He found safety and a new job in a camp for displaced persons.
 

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August 20, 2017 | NPR · When Turkish children head back to school, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution. The government is phasing in what it calls a values-based curriculum.
 

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August 20, 2017 | NPR · NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz of The New York Times play the Sunday Puzzle with Shari Meyer of Sommerville, Mass.
 

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August 20, 2017 | NPR · Bruce Handy’s new book takes an emotional, intuitive look at the world of children’s books, from Goodnight Moon to Charlotte’s Web, which he calls “a mastery novel of ideas” about life and death.
 

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August 19, 2017 | NPR · Gregory was known for his sharp satire, political activism and health advocacy. He went on multiple hunger strikes to protest issues like the Vietnam War and police brutality.
 

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August 19, 2017 | NPR · In her new book Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music, Ann Powers explores how popular music became America’s primary erotic art form.
 

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August 19, 2017 | NPR · In 2011, the band put its career on hold at the height of its success. Singer and songwriter Robin Pecknold says he needed to turn his attention back to other parts of his life to grow as an artist.
 

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August 19, 2017 | NPR · Three of the five honorees had already spoken out against the president and said they either planned to boycott a White House event or were considering it.
 

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