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Grand Jury In Texas Probes Whether Gov. Perry Abused Powers

A special Travis County grand jury is investigating whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce the Democratic district attorney in Austin into resigning, following a drunk driving arrest.

George R.R. Martin Has Novel Way To Raise Money For Charities

The Game of Thrones author has turned to crowdfunding to raise money for a couple of charities. For $20,000 you could have a character named after you in a future novel.
NPR's Next Version Is In The Hands Of Young Techies

David Greene talks to Wired magazine's Steven Levy about his story on 2.0 and the "tech surge" team that's parachuted in to build it. The next generation launches on Nov. 15.

More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than girls, though both sexes are equally affected. Women are increasingly seeking treatment as young adults.

Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.

FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.

When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.

Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

As demand on pitchers (and their elbows) mounts, players are getting "Tommy John surgery" at record pace. Doctors are wondering what — if anything — can be done about the injuries.

Was There Incentive At VA For Behavior That Created Scandal?

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Dr. Kenneth Kizer about strategies to improve health care at the country's veterans hospitals. Kizer is is a former undersecretary for health in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.