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Inflation in Zimbabwe is sky-high — marked by long lines for fuel and ill-equipped hospitals. NPR talks with two doctors who say they don't have the supplies to keep patients, and themselves, safe.
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Following a year of outraged activism, some survivors went silent Thursday. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School invited students to participate in community service projects.
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Greeting card companies have weathered some tough times as more people send good wishes online. But millennials are purchasing more cards, which has helped stabilize the industry.
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The parliament overwhelmingly approved the changes, which require a referendum to enter into force. Human rights groups are expressing alarm, saying they "sanction lifelong presidency."
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An Amazon spokeswoman told NPR that this decision is not reversible, and the company plans no further negotiations. The company will not search for a new HQ location.
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The department's own inspector general says student loan companies aren't following the rules, and that the government isn't doing enough to hold them accountable.
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Tax refunds so far have been smaller than last year's. Some taxpayers kept a bigger share of their income, but for others it reflects an overhaul that rewarded high earners the most.
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An anonymous survey found 747 students suffered unwanted sexual contact in the last school year at the Army, Navy and Air Force academies. That's up nearly 50 percent from a survey two years earlier.
"This agreement is a win, plain and simple: for our students; for our educators; and for our communities," said Denver Classroom Teachers Association President Henry Roman.
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Congressional leaders are prepared to vote Thursday on a $333 billion bipartisan spending package to avoid the threat of a partial government shutdown.
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The man printed the gun after a background check stopped him from purchasing a firearm legally. His sentencing comes as lawmakers around the country are trying to expand background check requirements.
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LaRouche was connected to bizarre conspiracy theories and ran for president eight times between 1976 and 2004.
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They say the constitution's language on marriage should be reinterpreted. It's the first ever lawsuit challenging the country's rejection of same-sex marriage.
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Sharing of online streaming video and music passwords among sweethearts is a territorial marker, like wearing a boyfriend's sweater. But what happens to custody of the accounts when the love is gone?
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Satellite images show the amount of green vegetation on Earth increasing, despite deforestation. But some of the added greenery has a down side.
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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the percentage of Americans who think laws covering the sale of firearms should be stricter has dropped 20 points from immediately after the Parkland shooting.
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The European company says it has no reason to continue production after its biggest customer cut back its orders. Despite much fanfare, the double-decker plane has struggled to find a market.
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The gun rights group says it has more dues-paying members than any other grassroots organization, but shifting power in Congress and changing public opinions on gun laws may present challenges.
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Two former members of President Assad's intelligence agency were arrested in Germany for allegedly participating in the abuse of captive dissidents. A third Syrian national was apprehended in Paris.
The Military Family Advisory Network gathered responses from families in 46 states. It concluded that residents' complaints were ignored and fear of retaliation on service members' careers persisted.
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