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NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New York Times reporter Jeffrey Gettleman about how the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl sparked protests across India.
For some DACA recipients, the dream became too hard to hold onto. Noe Martinez came to the U.S. when he was 15. By 29, he had a college degree and a thriving business in Oklahoma. But he missed his parents in Mexico. Now he's back there and wondering what lies in store for him.
The last time the Supreme Court considered whether businesses had to collect sales taxes for out-of-state purchases, the court ruled that they did not have to do so. But that was before the Internet. On Tuesday, the court considered the question again.
The first senator to give birth while in office wants to bring her newborn on the Senate floor. Now, lawmakers are trying to change Senate rules so Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., can stay close to her baby and cast votes.
Researchers are trying to figure out what makes a mosquito more likely to bite people infected with malaria.
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The president, who has kept his taxes under wraps, will file his tax return by Oct. 15 — the deadline set for taxpayers who ask for extensions.
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Starbucks faces protests after the arrests of two black men last week in one of its locations. From #BlackLivesMatter to refugee resettlement, the coffee chain is no stranger to social causes.
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Former FBI director James Comey sat down for an interview with NPR to talk about the drama of the 2016 election in which he played a central role and defended the decisions that he made.
The German word "fernweh" translates to "farsickness": a longing for a place you've never been. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Eric Grundhauser of Atlas Obscura about fernweh and the common threads of our desires for far-flung places.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Ryan Kelly, whose photograph from a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia won the Pulitzer Prize Monday.
The U.S. has launched two rounds of strikes against the Syrian government in a year. But does that mean the countries are at war? NPR's Ari Shapiro asks retired Army officer John Nagl for his take.
This follows the arrest of two African American men in one of Starbucks' Philadelphia stores after an employee called police. The two men hadn't bought anything and were waiting on a friend to arrive.
President Trump begins two days of meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday. North Korea's nuclear threat and trade are expected to dominate the discussions.
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Passengers said a woman was injured and that one of the windows was blown out when the plane had engine trouble. The flight from New York was bound for Dallas with 148 people on board.
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J. Marion Sims perfected a new surgical procedure by repeatedly operating, without anesthesia, on enslaved women in the 1840s. New York City is moving his Central Park statue to a cemetery.
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The Internal Revenue Service's online payment tool is "currently unavailable," as a note on the site informs users ahead of the midnight filing deadline. The IRS acknowledges "technical difficulties."
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The parliament overwhelmingly elected Serzh Sargsyan prime minister Tuesday. But demonstrators are rejecting the move as a de facto third term for a man who has already governed for a decade.
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After reviewing the medical evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended exercise as the most effective approach for older people seeking to minimize the risk of falling.
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"Why should one country take aim at another country's policy to develop its own economy?" a Chinese auto industry leader says of U.S. threats and tariffs. "Just mind your own business."
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He's named "Moke," which is a Lingala word meaning "little one." He's the first of his kind to be born at the National Zoo in nine years, perfect and wrinkly and clinging to his mother.
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