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  • 4:54pm Feb 05, 2016
    National National Health & Safety

    How Do Pharmaceutical Companies Establish Drug Prices?

    Drug companies are under increasing pressure to keep prices under control. At a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle blasted two companies that have instituted huge price increases. NPR explores how drug companies establish prices for a drug.
  • 4:22pm Feb 05, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Iowa Caucus, New Hampshire Primary

    NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Iowa caucuses and the upcoming New Hampshire primary.
  • 4:22pm Feb 05, 2016
    National National

    Court Ruling Forces Police In Southern States To Reconsider Use Of Tasers

    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unexpectedly ruled to limit how officers may use Tasers or other stun guns. In states such as Virginia and North Carolina, it's no longer legal for police to use Tasers to force compliance from a non-dangerous suspect. Some cops say this is an unnecessary and dangerous restriction. Others say it's an overdue curb on the abuse of these weapons.
  • 4:22pm Feb 05, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Tourists Flock To New Hampshire For Front Row Seat To Presidential Politics

    NPR's Robert Siegel reports on people who are not involved in presidential campaigns traveling to New Hampshire to observe the action surrounding the primary. There are families trying to give their kids a civics lesson, couples trying to see presidential politics up close, and groups of students who serve as interns for campaigns as part of their studies.
  • 4:22pm Feb 05, 2016
    Sports Sports National

    Officials Remain Tight-Lipped On Complex Security At Super Bowl 50

    Law enforcement experts say this year's Super Bowl is one of the most guarded public events in recent history. But you won't hear that from federal or local officials. They are very tight-lipped about security.
  • 8:48pm Feb 04, 2016
    World News World News

    Syrian Government Blocks Aid To Starving Residents Of Madaya

    People in the Syrian town of Madaya are still starving to death. A U.N. aid convoy was finally allowed into the town last month, but it wasn't enough. Secretary of State John Kerry says that's because the Syrian government has surrounded the town and is not allowing enough aid in. Anti-government rebels have also besieged towns in Syria, which Kerry called "directly contrary to the law of war." Is starvation a war crime? NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to law professor Beth Van Schaack to explain.