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Protesters rally at the Texas State Capitol on May 4, 2021 in Austin to stop proposed medical care ban legislation that would criminalize gender-affirming care.

Nearly half of LGBTQ youth seriously considered suicide, survey finds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Nearly half of LGBTQ youth seriously considered attempting suicide in the past year, according to a survey from the Trevor Project. The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis support for LGBTQ youth, published its annual survey this week. The survey found rising rates of suicidal thoughts, as well as significant… Read More

South Carolina players celebrate after winning the championship on Sunday night.

South Carolina beats UConn to win 2022 NCAA women’s championship

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Updated April 3, 2022 at 11:13 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The University of South Carolina triumphed over the University of Connecticut with a score of 64-49, crowning the Gamecocks as 2022 NCAA March Madness champions in the women’s bracket. After securing a lead at halftime, the Gamecocks continued plowing forward until the end… Read More

Dr. Paul Nyquist points to spots of possible damage caused by a stroke brain scan.

Stroke rates are increasing among young people. Here’s what you need to know

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Over the weekend, the model Hailey Bieber told her Instagram followers that she experienced stroke-like symptoms while at breakfast with her husband Thursday morning. Doctors found a small clot in her brain, she said, which caused “a small lack of oxygen.” Bieber said on Instagram that her body passed the clot… Read More

Amy Schneider stands behind a Jeopardy podium

Ohio native Amy Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy!’ run has come to an end after 40 games

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — After a storied run, Amy Schneider’s 40-game win streak on Jeopardy! has come to an end. The Dayton native, who holds the second-longest consecutive win streak in show history, took over the No. 2 spot previously held by Matt Amodio earlier this week. She had hoped to continue her historic run… Read More