A new Missouri law cuts off a line of funding to all organizations that provide abortions in the state, including hospitals.

For years, Missouri has helped low-income women pay for family planning under a Medicaid program called Extended Women's Health Services, which is funded by both the state and the federal governments.

Michael Sharp believed in the power of persuasion. The 34-year-old Kansan with the round face and a penchant for plaid shirts would walk, unarmed, deep into rebel-held territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo, sit in the shade of banana trees with rebels and exchange stories.

Inevitably, those stories would turn to the past. "Rebels love talking about the past," Michael once told me.

The most expensive part of doing business in outer space is getting there. The private space flight company SpaceX thinks it can change all that, and it's about to face a big test of its technology.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Scott Pruitt, the new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency, is facing a quandary.

A federal court has ordered him to decide by midnight on Friday whether to ban a pesticide called chlorpyrifos. The Obama administration proposed this ban back in 2015.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

As China prepares to impose a domestic ban on the ivory trade, a new report has found that the price of raw ivory there is plummeting.

It's good news for Africa's elephants, which have been poached by the thousands for their tusks. Many of those tusks are then smuggled to China, which has been one of the world's largest markets for the banned material.

On Saturday morning a team of six aid workers from the Grassroots Education and Development Organisation in South Sudan decided to get an early start on their day.

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., has generated plenty of controversy since it opened last fall.

But concerns about President Trump's conflicts of interest might not be enough to stop his company from opening a second hotel in the nation's capital.

Pages

Morning Gospel

He's Worthy To Be Praised Gospel Show Hosted by J.Myles Sr.

Gospel Music At It's Best On WPRL 91.7 FM

Mastering Your Money

Mastering Your Money Hosted by Ed Fulbright

Tuesdays @ 1PM on WPRL 91.7 FM

Enriching Lives

"WPRL 91.7 FM It's A Family Affair"

"WPRL Your University Community Minded Radio Station"

The Best In Ol' School R&B Music with Gemario Chavez Brooks

"WPRL Your Source For The Best Ol'school Music"

The best in jazz music and talk shows.

Jazz/Talk Tuesday on WPRL 91.7 FM

Money Matters

"Money Matters On WPRL 91.7 FM

Money Matters Hosted By Alfred Edmonds Jr Weekdays