NPR Topics: U.S.
How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city's public schools to attend any of Michigan's public universities or community colleges.

As La. Coast Recedes, Battle Rages Over Who Should Pay
Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While
NPR Topics: World
Death Toll Expected To Climb In South Korea Ferry Disaster

Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast. Among those on the boat, 325 high school students.

Suspected Muslim Extremists Step Up Attacks In Nigeria
In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens
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Despite Everything, Tiger Will Always Be No. 1

Tiger Woods hasn't won a major in six years, and at 38, says commentator Frank Deford, he's past even a golfer's prime years. Still, no one can touch the reigning king of golf.

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NPR Programs: Morning Edition
The Last Word In Business

David Greene and Kelly McEvers have the Last Word in business.

Tremendously Gratifying To Win 2 Pulitzer Prizes, 'Post' Editor Says

"The Washington Post" is celebrating two Pulitzer prizes — including the prestigious Public Service medal. After years of circulation declines and painful staffing cuts, this year's prizes are especially sweet. David Greene talks to Marty Baron, the paper's executive editor.

Business News

Kelly McEvers has business news.

NPR Topics: Politics
Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.

Obama's Tax Rate Rose — And He Can't Blame Anyone But Himself
Gingrich 2012 Campaign Still Owes $4.7 Million
NPR Topics: Economy
Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes

Some investors avoid paying taxes in a move called round-tripping — shifting money offshore, then investing it in U.S. stocks or bonds. A study estimates it costs the U.S. billions in lost revenues.

Oil Is Not All That's Booming In North Dakota — So Is Drug Trade
Alabama Tax Program Grows Out Of A Grandfather's Lasting Legacy
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