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School Voucher Programs Should Be Clear About Disability Rights, Report Says

NPR Top Stories - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 04:11

Many parents of students with disabilities don't know that if they use a voucher to leave public school, they're often leaving federal protections, too. A new GAO report says someone should tell them.

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Billy Bush: 'Of Course' It's Trump's Voice On 'Access Hollywood' Tape

NPR Top Stories - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 03:31

The former NBC host who is the other off-camera voice heard on the lurid tape says reports that the president now questions the recording's authenticity "hit a nerve."

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Advocates Say Cyntoia Brown's Case Is Part Of The 'Sexual Abuse-To-Prison' Pipeline

NPR Top Stories - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 16:53

Cyntoia Brown's case has resurfaced into the national spotlight, calling into question how the U.S. justice system handles juvenile cases, particularly those involving girls of color.

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CVS To Buy Health Insurer Aetna For $69 Billion

NPR Top Stories - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 14:48

CVS Health Corp will pay $207 for each share of Aetna Inc., in a massive acquisition. CVS plans to expand its low-cost medical clinics to serve Aetna's more than 22 million members.

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Met Suspends Famed Conductor Accused Of Molesting Teenager For Years In The '80s

NPR Top Stories - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 13:38

A man alleges that when he was 15, legendary conductor James Levine, then 41, began sexually abusing him. The Metropolitan Opera was reportedly aware of the allegations last year.

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