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Summer Program For Hungry Kids Gets Creative With Food Delivery

Around the U.S., food assistance agencies are trying to come up with new ways to feed hungry kids in the summer. In Hopkins County, Ky., they're using mobile vans to take food to where kids live.

Netherlands Mourns As Crash Victims' Bodies Arrive

The remains are being taken to a military base in Hilversum, southeast of Amsterdam. Robert Chesal joins us from there with details.

Commonwealth Games Begin

Only A Game's Doug Tribou is in Scotland for start of the Commonwealth Games, an event that takes place every four years.

New California Football Law Tackles Brain Injuries Head-On

Amid concerns about concussions and brain injuries, the law will limit full-contact drills for teams in both public and private schools.

Foreign Policy Challenges Pile Up For Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is logging lots of miles as he deals with challenges in Ukraine, the Middle East and more.

Effects Of Child Abuse And Neglect On The Brain

This is the final piece in a series of reports from WBUR called "Brain Matters: Reporting from the Front Lines of Neuroscience."

Salary Gag Rules Are Illegal, But Still Widespread

Jonathan Timm writes that "whether I was working as a barista or a paralegal, the story was the same: My employers wanted me to keep my mouth shut about money."

DJ Sessions: Latin Alternative From Los Angeles To Venezuela

KCRW's Raul Campos introduces us to some groups he came across while hosting the 15th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference.

ISIS Forces Christians To Flee Iraq City Of Mosul

The militant group's threat -- convert, leave or die -- has forced most Christians in Mosul to leave.

Cleveland Kiosk Delivers Virtual Health Care

The future of health care might be sitting in one of Cleveland's poorest neighborhoods. It's an enclosed kiosk where patients see a doctor.