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The ruling party in South Africa has demanded the country's scandal-tainted president resign immediately "for the sake of the country." President Jacob Zuma, who is facing multiple corruption allegations, has not yet responded to the demand.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Republican Mayor Lydia Mihalik of Findlay, Ohio, about President Trump's infrastructure budget. Mihalik talked with Trump in person about her town's need for funding to mitigate flooding on the Blanchard River. She says she has private investors interested in the project.
The world's newest nation, South Sudan, is teetering on the brink of famine in the midst of a civil conflict. The man who runs the United Nations mission there came to Washington, D.C., hoping for continued U.S. help to put the country back on track.
One thing is clear: Whatever company buys the building's naming rights, getting Chicagoans to change what they call it is another matter.
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Journalist Joshua Green describes the right-wing provocateur as a "very shrewd analyst of American politics." Right now, Green says, Bannon is particularly attuned to the #MeToo movement.
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FBI Director Christopher Wray said the background check on former White House staff secretary Rob Porter was complete months before Porter was forced to resign over allegations of domestic violence.
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Ahed Tamimi is accused of assaulting Israeli soldiers outside her home. For many Palestinians, she has become a symbol of resistance. For many Israelis, she is a provocateur.
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"Why are these people so crazy?" Caldwell wondered when she first watched aerials skiing at age 12. Now she's the women's world champion, spinning and somersaulting some 60 feet high in the air.
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Engineers at Dartmouth College have developed a computer chip that can detect a single particle of light. Cameras with the chip would have visual abilities even a superhero would envy.
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The Trump administration rolled out a list of actions in its budget proposal to attack drug prices, but most of the measures dance around the edges of the problem.
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It felt like there was an eyelash trapped in her eye. But that wasn't the problem.
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The CIA and FBI directors are among those speaking with the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. The hearing comes as the panel continues investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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Using birthday money and some donations, 19-year-old Jubilanté Cutting started a nonprofit to get animation training for young people in Guyana. Her efforts have won her an 'Innovation Award.'
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The Swedes are fiercely devoted to almond paste- and whipped cream-filled semla. (One king died after gorging on them.) And the day before Lent is game time for feasting before the fast.
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The first American ever to win an Olympic medal in singles luge couldn't repeat her feat at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
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Also: South Africa's governing party recalls President Zuma; the heads of U.S. intelligence agencies will speak to a Senate panel today; and no, a dog can't run for Kansas governor.
South Africa's ANC party has voted to "recall" President Jacob Zuma following a drawn-out battle to convince him to step down voluntarily. It's not clear whether he will cede power now.
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Economists tracking federal mortality data say the growth in costs of the opioid crisis doubled from 2001 to 2016. Opioids are undercutting productivity of people in prime working years — 30s and 40s.
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Behind-the-scenes marketing has made 'I Trust Parents' the mantra of for-profit, online charter schools in their battles with states and traditional charter schools.
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The Trump administration wants to slash funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including deep cuts to the federal housing subsidy known as Section 8.
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