We checked in with authors, poets and great literary minds to see what books they think everyone should read this holiday season.
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Some colleges are extending scholarships and other help to rural high school grads. They see benefits to diversity — and their own bottom lines — in having rural students on their campuses.
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A small hole in spacecraft Soyuz MS-09 has sparked an investigation into its origin. Cosmonauts spent hours on a spacewalk to gather samples in hopes of determining its cause.
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Researchers have devised a large clinical study to quickly assess whether one doctor's apparently effective treatment for deadly sepsis is a fluke or worthy of widespread use.
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Green, a well-known voice on NPR in the 1990s, is one of a growing number of former football players with the degenerative illness Lou Gehrig's disease. And he's not hiding it.
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A report by the Office of the Inspector General revealed Accenture, contracted to help hire 7,500 new agents, is "nowhere near" completing its goals and "risks wasting millions of taxpayer dollars."
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Defense lawyers told the judge their client gave investigators extensive help and gave the country exemplary military service.
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A day after the prime minister delayed a critical vote on her Brexit deal, May has hit the road in search of assurances from European leaders — while political turmoil churns back home.
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The artist says he meant no harm, but some Korean neighbors see echoes of a flag flown by the imperial Japanese army during World War II.
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President Trump is threatening a government shutdown if he doesn't get funding to build his border wall. In a meeting with Democratic leaders, he said, "tremendous amounts of wall have been built."
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Earlier this year, a federal judge dismissed the adult film star's suit over a tweet Trump sent in April suggesting Daniels was lying about being threatened in 2011.
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Initial reports indicate a suspect had been known to authorities as a security risk.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on his nearly 50-year political career in an interview with All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro.
The outgoing governor of California spoke about climate change, nuclear proliferation, capitalism and more in a wide-ranging interview with NPR.
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A team of researchers had been trying to determine whether the armored cruiser was lost to sabotage, an accident or an attack.
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Michael Kovrig reportedly was taken into custody but China has not acknowledged it. Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou faces extradition from Canada to the U.S. to be tried on fraud charges.
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A father and son are part of the majority of Americans who don't hunt and didn't learn from their parents. So they take a class, and learn a little about hunting and a few things about themselves.
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