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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

What Is Your Race? For Millions Of Americans, A Shifting Answer

There's been a lot of talk about the millions of Latinos who changed their racial identification during the last census. But researchers said Latinos were not the only ones switching and it's not new.

Tough Week For The Common Core

Two more states opt out. Politics are heating up. What's next?

After Shootings, Extended Silence: What The Border Patrol Hasn't Said

The agency has repeatedly used deadly force along the U.S.-Mexico border while providing little or no information. Steve Inskeep describes four notable killings that have raised questions.

U.S. Men's Soccer Team Braces For World Cup Challenges

The World Cup begins Thursday in Brazil. The U.S. team has its first match against Ghana the following week, the start of the so called "group of death."

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.